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‘He is a student’: Family members protest in Srinagar, seek kin’s release from NIA custody

Family members of an 18-year-old Srinagar resident Arsalan protesting in Srinagar's Press Colony. The teenager is in NIA custody now. [FPK Photo/ Muzamil Bashir]

Srinagar: Family members and relatives of an 18-year-old Srinagar resident on Saturday staged a protest demonstration in Press Enclave seeking his release from custody.

The teenager, Arsalan Feroz, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India after its sleuths conducted a raid at Arsalan’s residential house in Srinagar on Friday.

One of the protesting family members told reporters that a team of NIA raided their residential house in Zaldagar when Arsalan when not present at home.

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