Police arrest 13 persons in Srinagar for raising anti-India slogans


In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police have arrested at least 13 persons in Srinagar for raising anti-India and pro-freedom slogans at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, yesterday.

The police arrested these persons during house raids in different areas of Srinagar. Those arrested include Basharat Nabi Butt and Umar Manzoor Sheikh.

The police said that many more suspected persons are being examined and will be formally arrested soon. The police also said that dossiers of all these accused are being prepared for booking them under draconian law.

After the culmination of the prayers in Jamia Masjid on the first Juma of the holy month of Ramadan, yesterday, hundreds of people raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. A large gathering of over twenty thousand persons was present in the Masjid, the largest in recent history.—KMS


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