Two IIOJK detained journalists shifted to Islamabad jail

Srinagar, October 14 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, two journalists from Islamabad district, who were recently arrested by Indian police for “questioning”, have been shifted to Islamabad district jail, today.

Salman Shah, 30, editor of an online weekly magazine – Kashmir First and 21-year-old Suhail Dar, a freelance journalist, both the residents of Islamabad district, were produced in front of a magistrate on Thursday, as per the family members.

The police had asked for eight days remand of the duo. But the magistrate gave two days remand, following which both were shifted to Islamabad district jail in the afternoon.

On 8 October, at around 4pm, Dar had received a call from the police asking him to report to the Sadder Police station, Islamabad. Dar is a resident of Batengoo area of the district.

Salman Shah was picked from his home in Sheerpora area of the district on Tuesday by a police team.

Earlier on Wednesday, speaking to the media, Majid Nadeem, head of Sherbagh Police Post in Islamabad, said that Shah was detained for “questioning”.

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