Citizen ar­rested for pub­lish­ing fake news

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KUWAIT: Se­cu­rity forces ar­rested Khal­ifa Ali AlHashash, a Kuwaiti citizen, on charges of pub­lish­ing “false news”, the in­te­rior min­istry said yes­ter­day. Hashash, whose ar­rest was on a war­rant is­sued by the pub­lic pros­e­cu­tor, is ac­cused of spread­ing false news on do­mes­tic af­fairs on so­cial me­dia, the min­istry’s pub­lic re­la­tions and se­cu­rity me­dia depart­ment said in a state­ment. The depart­ment did not spec­ify the na­ture of the false news Hashash pub­lished.

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