Assam Police warns about fake notification on WhatsApp


GUWAHATI: Amid Coronavirus pandemic concerns and 21-day nationwide lockdown, some miscreants are spreading fake news on Social Media. Assam Police has warned about a fake Janasanyog notification in the name of a non-existent Minister of Communication and Digital Economy.

The fake notification which is being circulated on WhatsApp claims that all phone calls will be recorded, social media will be monitored and Android phones will be connected directly to the minister from April 4.

On its official Social Media accounts Assam Police has categorically said that there is no such notification has been issued.

“Do not believe this message. It is fake. Do not believe or circulate it either,” police stated.