Sindh IGP writes to FIA against hatemongers on social media

KARACHI: The Sindh Inspector General (IG) of Police on Saturday wrote a letter to Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to monitor social media accounts spreading propaganda to fuel linguistic hatred.

According to details, Sindh IG Police Ghulam Nabi Memon wrote a letter to FIA to monitor accounts spreading hatred on the basis of linguistics. “Stern action will be taken against people spreading propaganda and fear on social media,” the IG Police warned.

He urged people to not trust news about the closure of markets and roads, adding that citizens should cooperate with police officers to help them maintain an environment of harmony.

The letter comes after linguistic violence ignited following murder of a youth Bilal Kaka at a restaurant over billing dispute in Hyderabad. Three other persons were injured in the incident. The murder incident sparked communal violence in various parts of Sindh including Hyderabad.

On July 14, enraged protesters blocked Superhighway at Sohrab Goth against the Hyderabad incident.

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