The APMC police have detained one person for shooting a video in the COVID-19 ward isolation ward and then making it viral on social media.
The video stated that no treatment was been given to the persons admitted in the ward.
After this video was viral the administration woke up and DC Dr. S B Bommanhallli had categorically stated that such malicious information been shared can’t be allowed and had ordered that the person behind this be identified and the case be filed against him for spreading wrong information in the society.
The person in custody is namely Amir Hamza Bidikar aged 30 of Ramteerth Nagar.
He has been charged under IPC 153(a), 504, 505(1).
153A.- Promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race, place of birth, residence, language, etc., and doing acts prejudicial to maintenance of harmony
504 – Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace
505(1). – Whoever makes, publishes or circulates any statement, rumour or report.