Govt Orders Prosecution Of 5 Persons For Eid Day Protest In 2016

SRINAGAR —The government has ordered prosecution of five persons under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for waving Pakistan flags and carry protest during Eid day in 2016. 

The prosecution was ordered by the government’s home department based on report in police Station Khanyar that at Sumkachabal Chowk Khanyar that five persons namely Naseer Ahmad Malik son of Gh. Ahmad Malik of Mashalli Mohalla Islamia College, Srinagar, Riyaz Ahmad Bhat son of Gh. Mohammad Bhat of Mashalli Mohalla Kawdara, Adil Farooq son of Farooq Ahmad of Nallabal Nowshera Srinagar, Jehangir Hafiz son of Ghulam Qadir alias Jana Auto of Doulatabad Khanyar Srinagar and Suhail Nazir Bhat son of Nazir Ahmad Bhat of Rangpora Zakoora Srinagar came out from lanes and by-lanes carrying stones and bricks and waving Pakistani Flags and raising anti national slogans assembled at Sumkachbal Chowk Khanyar.

The protests turned violent who were advised to disperse but did not took any note and pelted heavily upon deployed police and CRPF troops with intention to cause injuries and to restrain them to perform their lawful duties. 

Three accused namely Naseer Ah. Malik , Riyaz Ahmad Bhat and Adil Farooq were apprehended on spot carrying Pakistani flags and the unruly mob was dispersed by using mild lathi charge and munitions etc, the police said. The two other persons were arrested later. 


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