Five Youth Detained During Nocturnal Raids in Kulgam

July 13

Five youth have been detained during nocturnal raids in Zazripora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam District.

Locals speaking to The Kashmiriyat said that Government Forces raided the locality late night on Friday and arrested at least five youths from the Zazripora locality of Kulgam in South Kashmir.

The forces, they said, barged into the houses of the youth creating panic in the entire area, and arrested these five youth which includes two brothers.

Some of the arrested youth have been identified as Zubair Mohuddin, Junaid Ahmed Bhat, Aaqib Ahmed, all residents of Zazripora area in Kulgam.

They alleged that Police has arrested the youth without any provocation.

Nocturnal raids to arrest protesters and other Kashmiri Pro Freedom activists began around 2010 when in June 2010, a civilian uprising erupted in the aftermath of the killing of a teenage school boy, Tufail Ahmed Matoo.