DC Mirpur issues advisory regarding use of social media amid raise in cases of blasphemy

Wajahat Ahmad


Mirpur : The Deputy Commissioner Mirpur issued advisory regarding use of social media. In the advisory Tahir affirmed that the Police is taking actions against the accused in blasphemy cases and he advised the citizens not to post anything on social media in same regard so that social harmony can be kept between the locals. He advised the citizens that they should report such cases to local authorities rather then taking up the matter on social media or try taking the law in hand. Tahir Mumtaz further warned that the law enforcement agencies will take stern actions against people who will post objectionable content on social media or try to create nuisance in the city. The advisory has been issued in response to cases being reported to authorities regarding blasphemy of holy personalities. The incident got viral on social media and the locals threaten the administration to protest if the accuseds are not arrested.