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Newspaper booked for 'false' report on CM

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Jul 7, 2020, 5:04 pm IST
Updated Jul 7, 2020, 5:04 pm IST
Their newspaper allegedly published a report stating that the Telangana CM tested positive for coronavirus
Telangana chief miniser K Chandrashekar Rao
 Telangana chief miniser K Chandrashekar Rao

Hyderabad: Police of the Jubilee Hills are in Hyderabad have booked a case against a Telugu newspaper Aadab for allegedly publishing a report claiming that Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao has tested positive for COVID-19, and took the publisher and the editor into custody.

Following a complaint from one Mohammed Illyas, a resident of Rahmathnagar in Jubilee Hills, police booked a case against the daily. Jubilee Hills inspector K. Sattaiah said a paper clipping of the report had gone viral on social media.
He added: “We have taken journalist A. Venkateshwar Rao and editor Satyam into custody for questioning.”

 

The Jubilee Hills police registered a case against the daily for publishing and circulating a rumour and an investigation is under way. 

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Location: India, Telangana, Hyderabad




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