Journalists Fahad Shah and Majid Hyderi summoned by J-K Police

Journalsists Fahad Shah and Majid Hyderi summoned by J-K Police
Journalsists Fahad Shah (left) and Majid Hyderi (right)

SRINAGAR — Police has issued summons to The Kashmir Walla editor Fahad Shah and Journalist Majid Hyderi, ordering them to present themselves for questioning in connection with the reporting following a gunfight in Pulwama in which officials said that four militants were killed.

A case FIR (18/2022) under Section 307 IPCV, 7/25 IA Act, and Sections 16, 18, 20, 38 ULA(P)A has been registered in Police Station Pulwama, a top police officer confirmed.

The police officer said that the journalists have made “incorrect reporting” regarding the incident.

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The similar-worded summon issued by the SHO concerned under Section 160 CrPC, called upon the duo to appear before him on Monday.

“It appears that you are acquainted with the circumstances of FIR and your presence is necessary to give such information as you may possess relating to FIR for the finalization of the investigation and arrest of the accused person”, reads the summon.

Pertinently, this is the third such summon against Fahad Shah in the last two years.

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