Police, service provider probe fake social media posts


Nigerian Policemen

By Maureen Ojinaka

The Police Command in Enugu State and relevant service providers have started investigating fake social media posts to track mischief-makers.

The police warned residents of the state against using social media to spread fake news about kidnapping in the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said in Enugu on Tuesday that, “the attention of the command has been drawn to some online tweets and postings in the new media (social media), undermining efforts of security operatives “.

According to the police image maker, such tweets and postings have created wrong impression of non-existing and unconfirmed kidnapping activities in some parts of the state.

“Such online report/tweet is false and misleading and it is viewed as a calculated attempt by mischief makers to create in the mind of law abiding and good people of the state.’’

Amaraizu restated the commitment of the command toward…

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