Jammu & Kashmir

FIR lodged against 20 persons for raising ‘pro-freedom slogans’ during Sehrai’s funeral

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police have registered FIR against 20 people who were found involved in raising “pro-freedom and provocative slogans” during the funeral of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai on May 6.

A top police official said that an FIR has been lodged against 20 people who were raising “pro-freedom and provocative slogans” while taking the body of Sehrai to Tekkipora-Sogam graveyard for burial at around 4 am on May 6. The video of the same had gone viral on social media sites.

“A case has been registered against 20 people who were found raising pro-Azadi and other provocative slogans, in police station Tekkipora-Sogam (Kupwara district),” the official said, adding that further investigations are on.

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