FIR against man for spreading fake news on SP leader Azam Khan's arrest

Updated: Oct 29, 2019, 11:08 IST | ANI | Rampur (Uttar Pradesh)

He alleged that a man named Faizan Khan had spread the news of Azam Khan's arrest on a WhatsApp group of which he was the member

Azam Khan
Azam Khan

Rampur (Uttar Pradesh): A FIR was registered against a man on Monday for allegedly spreading fake news of Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan's arrest from Jauhar University here.

Complainant Nauman Khan registered the FIR under Section 505 (2) of the Indian Penal Code and Section 66 of the Information Technology Act. He alleged that a man named Faizan Khan had spread the news of Azam Khan's arrest on a WhatsApp group of which he was the member.

The SP leader, who is also the Vice-Chancellor of Jauhar University, has several cases of land grabbing registered against him.

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