Mother, daughter arrested for raising ‘anti-India slogans’ after Rangreth military Op

Armed forces, media persons, and few locals move near a military operation site in Melhoora Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/ Zainab]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested two women on charges of raising ‘anti-India slogans’ after a military operation in Kashmir capital Srinagar.

Official sources that the mother, daughter identified as Afrooza wife of Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi, and her daughter Aisha daughter of Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi, both residents of Rose enclave Wanbal Rawalpora in Srinagar outskirts were arrested on the charges of raising ‘anti-India slogans’ in the aftermath of the Rangreth shootout,

They said the duo were arrested by Police Station Saddar and were later shifted to Women’s Police Station Rambagh after completing the legal formalities.

A police official confirmed that a case under FIR number 209/ 2021 under sections 147, 148, 149, and 326 were registered against them for ‘creating a law and order situation’ in the area aftermath of the Shootout at Rangreth in Srinagar outskirts.

Two militants were killed on Monday, December 13 in the Rangreth area of Srinagar outskirts, police had said.

“After the military operation locals of the nearby areas protested and pelted stones on the armed forces and raised anti-India slogans which created law and order problems in the area,” the official said. (KDC)


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