Thiruvananthapuram/Kozhikode: State Police Chief Loknath Behera said strict action will be initiated against those who are circulating fake page of Mathrubhumi daily in the social media. Kozhikode cyber cell has started a probe into the matter.
The system where the fake page was created will be traced. Instructions will be issued to officials concerned to nab those behind it as soon as possible, he said.
The perpetrators have created a fake page of the daily with the main headline reading “10 years of imprisonment for Rahim Maulavi.” The page is being circulated in Facebook and WhatsApp.
The Mathrubhumi management has lodged a complaint in this regard to City Police Commissioner, Town Circle Inspector and Town SI.
Police have taken note of fake news and pages being circulated in social media in the name of ‘Mathrubhumi’.
Fake page of Mathrubhumi being circulated in social media
The first page of Mathrubhumi which was published on August 29