PSA slapped on 3 for stone pelting on security forces during ops against militants


Pulwama: Three alleged stone-pelters have been booked under Public Safety Act in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district as they, according to police sources, had been posing threat to the maintenance law and order.

Trio have been identified as Sameer Mushtaq Lone, son of Mushtaq Ahmed lone, a resident of Kakapora Pulwama, Mudsir Ahamad Lone, son of Noor Muhammad Lone of Kakapora Pulwama, and Sameer Ahmed Lone, son of Bashir Ahmed Lone of Lelhar Pulwama,

Senior police officials told a Kashmir based news agency that these three youth were already in police custody and were booked after ascertaining their involvement in ‘stone pelting’. They were shifted to Kot Bhalwal Jail on Friday.

It is pertinent to mention here that Police on April 3 this year had arrested 10 persons for allegedly indulging in “stone pelting” on a joint team of Police, Army and CRPF during an operation in which three local Al-Badr militants were killed at Kakapora area on April 2.

“The miscreants were video graphed on spot and later on identified by police,” police had said.  “It is made clear that these incidents will not be tolerated and parents should stop their children from indulging in such activities” police cautioned.