Jammu & Kashmir

Police re-arrests journalist Fahad Shah in third case after court grants bail

A file photo of Fahad Shah

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday arrested journalist Fahad Shah in the third case after a local court granted interim bail to him in the second case registered in Shopian district.

An official said that Fahad Shah was arrested in a case under FIR no 06-2021 under section 153 and 505 of the Indian Penal Code registered against him at police station Imam Sahab in the southern Shopian district.

Fahad, who is editor of a local news magazine and portal- The Kashmir Walla- was first arrested in FIR No 19/2022 registered by Pulwama police under 13 Unlawful activities of which interim bail was granted by the special court last Saturday.

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