Youths arrested for protesting against Pulwama firing: PDP

Last Updated: Monday, December 31, 2012 - 17:53

Srinagar: Opposition PDP on Monday claimed that youths have been arrested on "flimsy charges" by the police for protesting against last week`s firing in Pulwama district.
Issuing a statement today, PDP leaders Naeem Akhtar, Syed Altaf Bukhari, Mohammad Khalil Bandh and Syed Bashir Ahmad alleged that while "no action is contemplated against the perpetrators" of the firing incident, youth are "arrested for having protested against it".

They also demanded immediate release of those "arrested" for protesting.

Condemning imposition of curfew in Pulwama town, the leaders demanded action against those guilty of the incident that resulted in injuries to seven civilians.

PTI



First Published: Monday, December 31, 2012 - 17:52

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