Onlin Threat To Scribes: Police Raids Atleast 5 Locations In Kashmir

Police on Thursday carried out raids at at-least five locations in Srinagar, Pulwama and Budgam districts in connection with purported online threat issued to Valley-based journalists.

A senior Police officer told that the houses which were searched include that of journalist Showkat A Motta in Srinagar, Khaksar Nadeeb Adnan (Advocate) in Srinagar, Haji Hayat’s House in Pampore and office (Kashmirreader) in Srinagar, Ishfaq Reshi in Budgam, Asif Dar (based abroad) and Saqib Hussain Magloo in Srinagar.

The officer said that the searches were carried from ‘leads’ from earlier raids. Some have detained for questioning, the officer said.

The officer said that those on whose houses searches were carrier earlier are being summoned every day for examination.

On November 19, Police carried searches at 12 locations in the valley in connection with the case registered at Police Station Sharigarhi.(GNS)

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