2 NIT Students Held After Nishat Video Goes Viral

Srinagar- Police on Monday said that two NIT students and a biryani seller were arrested after a video went viral in which these youth were seen caught by Nishat residents for ‘immoral’ activities.

According to a police handout, a video surfaced on social media today showing a few locals of Nishat locality having caught a few drunkards/ drug abusers in the higher reaches of Nishat area. The video was purportedly of 31/07/22 evening.

The police handout further stated that the matter was discussed with the locals and after hectic efforts the boys were identified & detained.

Two among them were identified as students from NIT Srinagar, who were carrying 3 bottles of liquor while the third one has been identified as a biryani seller at Lal Chowk, he said.

Pertinent to mention that Police Station Nishat has already been working with the residents of the area from the last 3-4 months, with special focus on this area known as ‘Laila Majnoon’ hillock which has become a hub of immoral activities according to the locals, he said.

Due to persistent efforts of the police station a lot of change has been witnessed in the recent past with the youth being counselled, sent to rehabilitation coupled with legal action as well, he said.

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