Seven booked under sedition in Kishtwar in J&K

 Seven persons were on Saturday arrested on sedition charges for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan, pro- freedom slogans in Kishtwar area of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police officer said.

PTI| Updated: Jul 18, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Jammu: Seven persons were on Saturday arrested on sedition charges for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan, pro- freedom slogans in Kishtwar area of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior police officer said.

"Seven people have been arrested and booked under sedition charges for raising pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans soon after the commencement of the Eid prayers today," the officer told PTI.

He said seven people were identified by the police and taken into custody and later arrested for provoking people for anti-national activities.

He said that the situation in the town was by and large peaceful as the trouble makers have been put behind the bars.