Saturday, May 18, 2024

Supreme Court points fake news circulating in the name of CJI DY Chandrachud on social media

A fake piece of news circulating on social media and messenger apps which falsely attributes a quote to Chief Justice of India (CJI) DY Chandrachud has been flagged by the PRO of the Supreme Court today.

The  post in question says that the The post CJI has appealed to the public to unite and come out on the streets to fight for their rights against ‘dictatorial government’.

In the press note,the PRO clarified that the social media post is ill-intended and with a malafide intention of defaming the CJI as it was not issued by the CJI or anyone authorised by him.

The PRO clearly said that no such post has been issued by the Chief Justice of India nor has he authorised any such post. Appropriate action is being taken in this regard with the law enforcement authorities.

The PRO also said that appropriate legal action is being taken in this regard.

The PRO also informed that the appropriate action is being taken in this regard with the law-enforcement authorities.


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