Family of Kashmiri student arrested in Agra stages demo, demands his release

Srinagar, October 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the family of a Kashmiri student from Bandipora district staged a protest in Srinagar, today, demanding immediate release of their son who has been arrested under sedation charges in Indian state Utter Pradesh.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the family of engineering student Showkat Ahmad Ganai from Bandipora assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave in Srinagar.

The family said their son, who has been arrested for allegedly celebrating Pakistan team’s win over India in T20 World Cup, is studying in Agra college.

Hafeeza, mother of Showkat appealed the Indian authorities to forgive her son if he has committed any mistake. “My son is my only hope and I can’t see him behind the bars,” she said.

She appealed to the IIOJK authorities to intervene and ensure immediate release of her son on humanitarian grounds.

Pertinently, three Kashmiri students were booked and arrested for allegedly cheering for Pakistani team’s win over India in recent cricket match in T20 World Cup.