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4 Arrested for Circulating ‘Obscene’ Content Online in Kashmir: Cyber Police

Srinagar, May 30 (WD): Cyber police in Kashmir have arrested four individuals in connection with the circulation of obscene content and harassment on social media. The arrests were made in two separate cases, underscoring the authorities’ commitment to combating cybercrimes in the region.

In a statement posted on X, the police revealed that Sheikh Muqadas Rafiq from Gulab Bagh, Srinagar, was arrested in one of the cases. Rafiq’s actions had reportedly caused significant distress to the victims involved, leading to his apprehension by the cyber police.

The second case led to the arrest of three individuals: Junaid Hussain of Sonwar, Iflah Mir of Bagh-e-Mehtab, and Naveed Mir of Pampore. These arrests were made following investigations into their involvement in similar offenses on social media platforms.

The cyber police have emphasized their dedication to ensuring the safety and dignity of all individuals in Kashmir. Their efforts to tackle cybercrimes are part of a broader strategy to create a safer online environment for the community.

In recent years, the rise of digital platforms has led to an increase in cybercrimes, including the circulation of obscene content and harassment. The authorities in Kashmir have been proactive in addressing these issues through arrests and stringent enforcement of cyber laws.

The arrests serve as a warning to others who might engage in similar activities. The police have reiterated that they will continue to monitor online behavior and take swift action against those who violate cyber laws.

The cases highlight the importance of responsible use of social media and the internet. Users are urged to report any suspicious or harmful activity to the authorities to help maintain a secure online space.

By taking decisive action against cybercrimes, the Kashmir cyber police are working towards a safer and more respectful digital community, ensuring that offenders are held accountable for their actions.

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