Viral message with details of distribution of essential products in Mumbai is FAKE

Amid nationwide lockdown due to Coronavirus, a post is being shared on social media giving out allotted time for the distribution of essential products. The link includes items such as milk, newspapers, vegetable, and medicines.

Dates & timings for distributions of :

(1) MILK – From Morning 6 a.m to 8 a.m.(daily)
(2) NEWS PAPERS – Upto 7 a.m (daily)
(3) VEGETABLES, KIRANA & MEDICAL SHOPS :
From Morning 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. ( on 24/26/28 & 30 March only)
By Order of Mumbai Police Commissioner” the message read.

 

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FACT CHECK

NewsMobile fact-checked the above post and found the claim to be false.

We checked the social media platforms of Maharastra police and found that the above post is fake.

Rumours are no less infectious than #coronavirus ! This looks like a meticulous list, but a fake one too! Please note that no such directions have been given by @CPMumbaiPolice. In case of any doubt, please #Dial100 or tweet to us! #TakingOnCorona” Mumbai police tweeted. 

The Commishmer of Mumbai police also put out a tweet rubbishing the above message.

The above information proves that the viral post is fake.

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