Facebook fake news get woman arrested for saying her ex wanted for rape, murder

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Amieka Mullings was Monday arrested and charged under the Cyber Crimes Act after she posted pictures on social media claiming that her ex-boyfriend is wanted for rape, assault and murder.

Swift investigations by the police revealed that the information was false, malicious and tantamount to malicious communication under the Cyber Crimes legislation.

Mullings, 35, was detained, interrogated in the presence of her attorney and charged.

Persons are asked to exercise caution in the material they post online and transmit to others, as they may unwittingly be participating in criminal acts.