Man arrested for spreading rumors about riots in western Delhi

NEW DELHI: A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly spreading communal riots in the area, police said Monday. The defendant has been identified as, they said.

Shukla Cybercrime arrested for spreading rumors about riots in Nihal Vihar. He has more than 10,000 followers on social media and was using that particular platform to spread rumors, a senior police officer said.

Their mobile phone has been recovered and it has been confirmed that the alleged publication on social networks was published from their profile, they added.

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