Indian authorities book eight more youth under UAPA » Kashmir Media Service

Maoist Literature, Presence at protest not grounds of arrest under UAPA: Kochi HCSrinagar June 02 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian authorities booked near a dozen people under black law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in Kupwara, Shopian and Pulwama districts.

Indian army and police arrested over a hundred youth including below 20-year old boys and students in central, north and south districts of Kashmir valley. Most of them were booked under newly imposed draconian law Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

The authorities booked Aabid Hussain Mir, Qaiser Ahmad Mir, Bilal Ahmad, Zahoor Ahmad, Aijaz Ahmad, Abbas Ahmad, Firdous Ahmad and Fayaz Ahmad for sloganeering at the funeral of a youth who was martyred by Indian troops in Kupwara district.

Earlier, police booked twenty people who participated in the funeral of top martyred leader Muhammad Asraf Sehrai under black law. Rashid Ashraf Sehrai, Mujahid Ashraf Sehrai and one relative Altaf Ahmad Khan have been kept in Kupwara police station.

The authorities also booked under UAPA over a dozen youth in Shopian, Islambad, Kulgam and Pulwama district who were arrested last month on fake charges.

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