[Coronavirus Lockdown] Messages raising false alarm will now attract 1 year jail time

[Coronavirus Lockdown] Messages raising false alarm will now attract 1 year jail time
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Earlier today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the start of a 21 day, pan India lockdown starting from midnight to combat the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

With it, the Government has also amped up the punishment applicable to the spreading certain fake information during this time.

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