In anticipation of the G20 meeting in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, the local police have issued an advisory cautioning residents about certain international mobile numbers involved in spreading false information regarding the event. Several individuals have reported receiving automated calls urging them to participate in street protests and block Srinagar International Airport to disrupt the G20 meeting.
To counter this misinformation campaign, the police have advised residents to exercise caution and avoid responding to calls from specific numbers, namely 44 7520 693559, 447418343648, and 44 7520 693134, 44 7418 343648, as well as other suspicious ISD or virtual numbers. It is essential for individuals to remain vigilant and refrain from engaging with such calls.
The Additional Director General of Police of Jammu and Kashmir has emphasized that the identified numbers are responsible for spreading fake news and anti-India propaganda. He has urged the public to avoid answering calls from these numbers. The Cyber Wing of the police has taken note of these incidents and is actively working to trace the origin of these calls. The authorities are determined to address the situation and take necessary action against those involved in spreading misinformation.