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Incitement calls on social media 'a crime'

Manama, February 12, 2014

People responding to calls of incitement on social media will face legal action, Public Security chief Major-General Tariq Al Hassan said yesterday.

“Calls of incitement on social media are crimes that is penalised by the law,” he said reported the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.

He urged people not to engage in criminal activities that disrupt security.

“Police will take all necessary steps to protect people's safety, property and the interests of the nation,” he said.

Maj-Gen Al Hassan also urged parents to monitor their children and stop them from taking part in riots and other illegal activities.

The kingdom is set to celebrate anniversary of the National Action Charter.

The public can report criminal activities by calling 999 or the police hotline at 80008008.

Videos and other media can be sent to Follow the Ministry of Interior Twitter account at @moi_bahrain. - TradeArabia News Service

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