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December 13 Srinagar shootout: 2 women arrested for allegedly raising anti-India slogans

Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested a woman and her daughter for reportedly raising anti-India slogans during a gunfight in the region’s summer capital Srinagar, a report said on Wednesday.

The report by Kashmir Dot Com quoted unnamed official sources saying that the mother-daughter duo identified as Afrooza and Aisha respectively were arrested on the charges of raising pro-freedom and anti-India slogans in the aftermath of Rangreth encounter in which two insurgents were slain.

Both the women are residents of Rose Enclave in Wanbal-Rawalpora in Srinagar outskirts.

The report said the duo were arrested by cops from Police Station Saddar and were later shifted to Women’s Police Station Rambagh after completing the legal formalities.

A police official confirmed that a case under FIR number 209/ 2021 under sections 147, 148, 149, and 326 was registered against some locals for creating a law and order situation in the area aftermath of the shootout at Rangreth.

Pertinently, two militants were slain on December 13 in the shootout, while one of them was identified as a local, the other, police said was a Pakistani.

After the shootout, locals of the nearby areas protested and pelted stones at the armed forces.

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