Indian police arrest noted journalist Fahad Shah in IIOJK

Srinagar, February 04 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian police arrested noted journalist and editor of the web portal the Kashmir Walla, Fahad Shah, today, on the charges of uploading anti-India content on social media.

A police spokesman in a statement in Srinagar said, it was reliably learnt by Pulwama Police that some Facebook users and portals have been uploading anti-India content including photographs, videos and posts with the intention to create fear among public and the content so uploaded can provoke the public to disturb law and order.

He said, it was also learnt that these Facebook users are uploading such posts which tantamount to glorifying the activities of mujahideen and causing dent to the image of law enforcing agencies besides causing disaffection against India.

The spokesman said as these activities by some of the Facebook users amounts to commission of cognizable offences by them, accordingly Pulwama Police while taking cognizance of the matter registered a case under various sections of the law and initiated the investigation.

“During the course of investigation, one accused person identified as Fahad Shah was arrested. The accused is on police remand,” he said, adding, “The investigation into the matter is in progress.”