Kashmir Indepth

Police arrests scribe, journalist association demands governor’s intervention

Srinagar, June 25 : Police has arrested a journalist in connection with a case registered in 1990 in Srinagar district of central Kashmir.

Official sources told that a warrant under 512 CrPc (proclaimed offender) was issued against him by a court in connection with a case registered on 15 Dec 1990.

The scribe namely Ghulam Jeelani Qadri was arrested from his residence during a night raid on Monday at Nursing Gad Karanagar.

Meanwhile, Kashmir National TV Journalists Association (KNTJA) has expressed concern over the reports of arrest of the journalist in Srinagar last night.

“There is hardly any clarity as to why he has been arrested. KNTJA demands that the action by the police must be clarified. The Governor’s administration must take a serious look into the matter,” KNTJA said in a statement. (GNS)

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