Recently Kerala police have arrested the youth who spread fake news on social media about Mullaperiyar dam developing cracks. Meanwhile the youth has been identified as 19 year old Ashwin Babu, who is a native of Nemmara in Palakkad district and he was arrested and his phone had been confiscated.
Furthermore when speaking to TNM, a police official who did not wish to be named, confirmed that the youth had been arrested but is out on bail now. As per report the official said that the youth had received the fake message on WhatsApp and had forwarded it to several others and however, the original source of the message is yet to be ascertained. Furthermore the Police said that investigations are ongoing.
Previously in a voice message which was spread, it
said that one side of the Mullaperiyar Dam had collapsed. Further when the
voice message started spreading, it caused panic among the people and following
this, the government intervened and clarified that this is a fake message. The
letter reads Rumors are being spread in social media like WhatsApp, Facebook
etc. that the Mullaperiyar Dam has developed some cracks and this rumor is
completely baseless and the Dam has not developed any cracks as alleged.
CM Chandrababu Naidu unveiled NTR statue Accordingly Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday unveiled a 36 feet tall statue of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder and actor turned politician N T Rama Rao at Sattenpalli in Guntur district. Reportedly the bronze statue has been erected on a 40 foot platform at NTR Sagar in the middle of the pond and the state government has plans to develop the region into a mini Tank Bund like the Hussainsagar in Hyderabad.
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