Police warn people of any post of explicit content facebook and Whatsapp

Shillong, August 03: There is a rising trend amongst the general public to post and share objectionable explicit content online on individual Person(s) as well as spread wild rumours on social media platforms such as Facebook and Whatsapp.

Recently a post was made in a Facebook group of a girl charging money for sex. The profile picture of the girl with explicit content were passed around which has caused distress to both the victim girl and her family.

It is advised that anyone having information on any racket should report the matter to the Police who can verify the same and take action on the matter. However without any verification of the matter, some persons are unscrupulously spreading such unverified posts.

The FIR has been lodged at Rynjah Police station  and a case has been taken up against the Facebook group and persons making the post. The office of the undersigned would like to mention that such irresponsible posts can bring about immense harm to the person who is being targeted.

Such acts are punishable by law and hence the general public is advised to refrain from vilifying persons using social media said the Superintendent of police Shillong City in the press statement today.

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