Pulwama: Dozens of youth were arrested by the government forces during a night raid at Tiken and Babhara villages of Pulwama.
Locals while talking to our correspondent alleged that the forces barged into their houses and all the inmates including women were beaten up. Moreover, about a dozen youth were picked up during the night raid.
Locals while protesting the highhandedness of the forces demanded release of the arrested youth.
Talking to The Kashmir Radar, SSP Pulwama Shri Chandan Kohli said, “All the youth picked up are involved in stone pelting incidents. We have proof in the form of a video wherein at least 12 arrested youth were video-graphed while pelting stones.”
He further said that an FIR has also been lodged against the arrested youth.