Jammu: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Ravinder Raina on Wednesday welcomed the FIR lodged against separatist Asiya Andrabi and demanded her arrest after she allegedly unfurled a Pakistan flag in Kashmir on March 23.
"I welcome this step, Asiya Andrabi is booked under law, and I immediately demand her arrest, she should be immediately shifted from Jammu and Kashmir to Tihar Jail," Ravinder Raina told the media.
"Gone are the days when these anti-national, pro-Pakistani and separatist Hurriyat leaders had their say in the state J-K," he added.
Raina asserted that there is a dynamic and powerful leadership in New Delhi and Narendra Modi is a very dynamic Prime Minister.
Further adding, "Stern action should be taken against these pro-Pakistani, separatist and propagandist."
Meanwhile, National Conference (NC) leader Mohammad Akbar Lone said that this was not the first time when a Pakistani flag was been hoisted in Kashmir.
"We need to see if she has broken the law. The police will investigate as to till what extent was it anti-national," Akbar Lone said.
" BJP has a big mandate and should address this politically," he added.
Earlier in the day, J-K Police filed an FIR against separatist Asiya Andrabi after she allegedly unfurled a Pakistan flag in Kashmir on March 23,the Islamic Republic's national day.
The FIR, which has been has been registered at the Nawhatta Police Station, accuses the Dukhtaran-e-Millat leader of unlawful activities.