7 more arrested for spreading fake news

Seven persons have been apprehended by the Police for spreading fake news.

The arrests were made following investigations conducted by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

The police said, so far, a total of 16 persons have been arrested on charges of spreading false news with regard to the coronavirus situation in the country.
 The Police added that most of the suspects have been produced before the Magistrate’s court and remanded.