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Fake News being circulated in WhatsApp regarding Centre seeks SC direction ....
Fake News
Date: April 07, 2020, 08:31 PM
The news being circulated as the shown in the picture stating that the Centre seeks SC Direction that no Media should publish COVID-19 news without first ascertaining from the Givernment is fake. The website shown in the picture www.livelaw.in has also stated that the said news is fake. The detail of the text is as follows:
Group admin is requested to close group for 2days as police can take action against admin & group members vide section 68, 140 & 188 if anyone even by mistake post joke on corona. Everyone could be in trouble. Hence I draw the attention of group admin to take necessary steps.

Dear All,

Mandate for All:
Tonight  12 ( midnight) onwards Disaster Management Act has been implemented across the country. According to this update, apart from the Govt department no other citizen is allowed to post any update or share any forward related to Corona virus and it being punishable offence.

Group Admins are requested to post the above update and inform the groups.

 Please  adhere this strictly.
 
https://www.livelaw.in/top-stories/centre-seeks-sc-direction-that-no-media-should-publish-covid-19-news-without-first-ascertaining-facts-with-govt-154601