Thiruvananthapuram: 32 cases have been registered on spreading fake news and campaigns on social media relating to flood relief activities and distress relief funds. Four more were arrested on Wednesday, taking the total numbers of arrests in this regard to five.
Ajayan of Ambalamveedu near Manchavilakam under Thiruvananthapuram rural district was arrested based on the case registered at Marayamuttam police station. In connection with the case registered at Sulthan Bathery police station Shibu C V - son of Vellamunda native Varkey, Justin - son of Nalloornadu Kunnamangalam native Johny, Babu – son of Pulpally native Devachan were arrested.
On Tuesday, Raghu – son of Iraviperoor native Thambi was arrested in a case registered at Thiruvalla police station.