Hyderabad: The messages of kidnapping of children, theft and murder cases which became viral on social media created panic among the citizens of Hyderabad. However, police termed such messages as baseless and advised the citizens to be patient.
Authentic sources revealed that messages of kidnapping of children by various gangs are making rounds on the social media. Police analyzed these messages in Cyber lab and concluded that such messages are being sent on social media to create panic. Police officials appealed to the people not to pay heed to such rumours.
Police also requested the people to inform police control room by dialing phone number 100 or the concerned police station if they find any suspicious activities of strangers in their areas.