A notice has been doing rounds on social media that claims that a fine of Rs 11,000 would be imposed on those who violate the ‘Janata Curfew’, an initiative announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 22 in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak.
NewsMobile fact-checked the above information and found it to be FAKE.
DCP South Delhi had tweeted that the notice is fake and hasn’t been issued by them.
We have spotted this fake notice being circulated purportedly issued by Delhi Police.
We have NOT issued any such advisory on imposition of a fine on March 22. Please tell your family and friends that this is FALSE & FAKE.
— DCP South Delhi (@DCPSouthDelhi) March 21, 2020
”We have NOT issued any such advisory on imposition of a fine on March 22. Please tell your family and friends that this is FALSE & FAKE,” reads the tweet.
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