Police harrased another 3 Kashmiri journalist 

Srinagar, May 27 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops continued their violent cordon and search operations in different districts of the territory while police harassed another three Kashmiri journalists in a bid to hush up Indian forces’ brutalities in the territory.

Indian troops launched cordon and search operations at Akhal, Drubgam, Nikloora,Malikpora, Dalipora and Margi Orchards in Pulwama district and sealed all entry and exit points of the areas to conduct house-to-house searches.

The troops also launched cordon and search operations in Gofbal and adjacent areas of Kulgam district, which has been mostly affected by dreaded coronavirus disease. The troops also carried out operations at Badambagh in Sopore and Zoona Reshi in Kuwpara.

Indian troops arrested one Waseem Ahmad Ganai in Srinagar city.

Meanwhile, Indian police assaulted three journalists, two in Pulwama and one in Srinagar. A senior Journalist and the owner of a Daily, was harassed and humiliated by Indian police in Srinagar. Javaid Ahmed Shah, the owner of newspaper ‘Good Morning Kashmir said, “I was humiliated, abused and harassed by the police led by SHO Khanyar. My mobile phone was confiscated and the photographs that I had captured were deleted.” He said, “Everyone was walking smoothly and even traffic was plying normally. The police party targeted only me and probably they were infuriated after seeing my press card.”

Two more journalists Umer Rashid and Junaid Gulzar were assaulted by police at Newa in Pulwama while coming from Srinagar. The journalists were abused and harassed despite they showed valid passes issued by the administration.


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