Provide information on fake news origin, minister urges

James Kon

With increasing fake news circulating over social media, Minister of Health Dato Seri Setia Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Haji Jaafar urged the public to provide information on the origin of the fake news to help enforcement agencies nab persons creating them.

“As the public is aware, circulating fake news is an offence under the country’s law. Information provided by the public will help enforcement agencies to find out who is behind the fake news,” the minister told a press conference yesterday.