The police say that stern action will be taken against the persons who spread false information to the internet. The police say that operation has commenced to nab the people who spread false news to the internet.
A person has been arrested at Uhumeeya in Kurunegala for spreading false information about the COVID-19 virus through social media.
The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested the suspect yesterday. The suspect has been revealed to be a 38-year-old residing in Kalubowila area, stated the Police. He is to be produced at the Hultsdorf Court today.
Further investigation into the matter is carried out by the CID.