Panaji: A Goa journalist was detained on Monday in connection with alleged false news about the health of chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who is admitted to Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. "We have detained journalist Harish Volvoikar as part of an investigation. He was questioned related to the false news that is being circulated," inspector-general of police Jaspal Singh said. In his complaint, Desai had said the false news was circulated on February 17. Earlier in the day, the journalist was also stopped from attending the ongoing Assembly session when Goa governor Mridula Sinha addressed the legislators.
Source: The Telegraph February 19, 2018 21:26 UTC