#Day45: Imam Among Three Persons Arrested In Lawaypora by Army, Police

KL NEWS NETWORK

SRINAGAR

Three persons including an Imam were arrested by forces on Monday evening in Laway Pora area of Srinagar outskirts.

Local sources said that as soon as Asr Namaz ended, cops of J&K police and Rashtriya Rifles personnel in a joint operation caught hold of the three persons and whisked them away.

The sources identified the detained youths as Maulvi Shahid Ahmad, Imam Jamia Jamiat-e-Ahl Hadith Laway Pora; Mohammad Yasir, s/o Manzoor Ahmad and Latief Ahmad, s/o Gh Hassan Sheikh, both residents of Laway Pora.

Notably, Laway Pora witnessed nocturnal protests in last these days while youths keep “patrolling” their area during night to alert the local populace of raids by forces.

“The trio was arrested as they stepped out of Jamiat-e-Ahl Hadith Jamia after Asr prayers,” a local said.

The sources added that several elderly persons from the area rushed to Police Station Parim Pora to seek their release.

Laway Pora is a Highway sub-urban village which is located on the two sides of Srinagar-Muzaffarabad Highway, at least, 15 KM away from Lal Chowk.

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