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We are alert: Kerala Police monitors social media for terror-related messages

ANI
Published Nov 27, 2017, 10:15 am IST
Updated Nov 27, 2017, 10:15 am IST
Kerala Police said they are monitoring messages on social media as a lot of threat messages are spreading, claiming to be that of IS.
State police chief Loknath Behera further requested people to not fall for such threatening messages and help the police keep them from spreading. (Photo: ANI)
 State police chief Loknath Behera further requested people to not fall for such threatening messages and help the police keep them from spreading. (Photo: ANI)

Kochi: Kerala Police has said that they are monitoring messages on social media as a lot of threat messages are spreading through social media, claiming to be that of Islamic State.

"Every aspect of such kind of messages is being enquired into by police, including the veracity of them. While enquiring into such aspects, we also normally give certain alert messages to the authorities concerned, as a precaution and to remain alert. We are keeping a watch on the critical infrastructures of public interest. We are alert," stated a press statement from the state police chief Loknath Behera.

 

The press release further stated that the above mentioned things are part of "normal policing activities."

"In this context I would like to inform the public that these are part of normal policing activities and there is no need to panic," stated the state police chief.

He further requested people to not fall for such messages and help the police keep them from spreading.

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