Cyber Police Lodges Case Against Social-media Users for ‘Live Transmission of Explicit Content’

 

Cyber Police Lodges Case Against Social-media Users for ‘Live Transmission of Explicit Content’

Srinagar, Aug 12 (GNS): Cyber Police Kashmir has registered a case against few unascertained ‘Instagram’ handles for alleged transmission of explicit content.
“After taking cognisance of live transmission of explicit content by some unknown Social Media (Instagram) users, Cyber Police Kashmir has registered a case FIR No. 43/2022 U/S 67, 67A IT Act, 294 IPC and investigation set into motion”, reads a tweet by Cyber Police Kashmir, as per GNS.
Pertinently, the action has been taken after concerns were expressed by netizens over transmission of explicit content over Instagram – a photo and video sharing social networking service – by few handles. Netizens have been decrying that several users have been sharing offensive and abusive content. (GNS)

Jammu and Kashmir cyber police wing in Srinagar has taken cognizance after a few Instagram accounts were posting “adult content” and live streaming from the last few days.

Reports reaching to a local news agency, Kashmir Dot Com (KDC), that Cyber police Kashmir has taken legal action against some alleged Kashmiri girls’ Instagram accounts that were posting adult content in Kashmiri language and live streaming from the last few days.

Posting adult content on social media is a cognizable offense and it violates the social media law, a police officer told KDC and said immediate action under rules has been initiated against the handlers involved in this crime.

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