Lok Adalat news fake, says police
■ Citizens requested the police to conduct it
A fake message stating that Hyderabad traffic police will conduct the Lok Adalat on Dec 23 went viral on social media on Saturday morning.
The messages also states that there would be a 50 per cent discount on the pending challans.
In the evening the Hyderabad traffic police requested citizens to not believe and spread the fake messages. However, many people shared it on social media.
Additional Commissioner of police (Traffic) Anil Kumar said, “We will definitely Lok Adalat on December 23. We would like to inform the citizens that the message is fake. Please don’t believe it. Thanks. (sic),” the police’s tweet read. Some replied to the message on Twitter expressing their interest in the Lok Adalat.
@imchirag24 a user tweeted, “Any official update about when will you conduct Lok Adalat?”
Syed Ali SIddiq commented, “Thanks, but we citizens need a Lok Adalat. Arrange it (sic)”.
Another Twitter user Ravindra Bajaj commented, “Thanks sir but Lok Adalat is needed. Please arrange (sic).”.