19 arrested for ‘rioting, hooliganism’ in Srinagar: Police

19 arrested for 'rioting, hooliganism' in Srinagar: Police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police in Srinagar have arrested 19 accused persons, who were allegedly involved in ‘hooliganism, rioting, anti-national sloganeering’ and stone-pelting outside Yasin Malik’s house in the Maisuma area of Srinagar on Wednesday evening.

Regarding the incident, a case under FIR number 10/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Maisuma and an investigation was initiated, as per the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO).

“Accordingly, midnight raids were conducted at many places that led to the arrest of 19 accused persons including the key accused involved in the commission of the crime after proper identification. However, the other accused persons involved in the commission of the crime are being identified and will be booked soon under the relevant law,” police said.

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“19 accused arrested so far (after proper identification), in relation to arson, stone-pelting, sloganeering etc. outside the house of Yasin Malik on 25th (May). Youth is advised to stay away from such subversive activities. Such activities will never be tolerated at all, now or in future,” Srinagar Police tweeted.

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