Indian police arrest freelance journalist in Srinagar

Srinagar: Indian police arrested a freelance journalist, Majid Hyderi, in Srinagar of Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the police team arrested Majid Hyderi on Friday morning, police said on X, formerly known as Twitter.

As per police claim, Majid Hyderi has been arrested on court’s order.

Majid Hyderi, a resident of Peerbagh, Srinagar, who also appears in various TV debates, was arrested for criminal conspiracy, intimidation, extortion, giving false information and defamation, claimed by an Indian police official in a tweet.

Meanwhile, Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti in her tweet said, “Majid Hyderi was dragged from his home like a wanted terrorist without following any legality. His mother and sister pleaded to see a warrant but this too was denied.”

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