Two Budgam Woman Held Over Nowgam Attack

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Srinagar: At least two young women have been arrested by police from central Kashmir’s Budgam district in connection with last week’s attack on the house of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Nowgam area of this capital city that left a policeman dead.

22-year-old Tabasum Maqbool and 23-year-old Anjum Younis, both residents of Kanihama in Budgam were arrested by police in connection with a case FIR number 27/2021 under sections 307, 302, 392 of IPC and 7/27 of Arms Act, registered at the police station Nowgam in connection with the militant attack on BJP leader Anwar Khan’s house last week in which a security guard was killed, news agency KDC reported Monday while quoting sources. One among the arrested women, the report said, was a nursing student and is pursuing her studies in Chadoora area of the district.

The report also claimed that SSP Srinagar did not respond to the repeated calls and texts from the wire agency.

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