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SOPORE — J-K Police on Friday said that it arrested an owner of a news portal in Sopore, who is a resident of Rafiabad area of northern district of Baramulla.

A Police spokesperson in a statement to news agency Kashmir News Observer said that Police Station Dangiwacha received an order from the court for lodging a case against the owner of a news portal Shahid Imran, and his colleague.

“On this, a case under FIR number 145/2021 under Sections 384, 385, 506(1), 420 and 120B IPC, was registered in Police Station Dangiwacha,” the police spokesman said.

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He said that during the course of investigation, one accused, resident of Bagh-Islam Baramulla, was arrested on Thursday and today the owner of the news portal was formally arrested.

“Further investigation is going on,” the police spokesman said.

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