A dozen youth arrested in Pulwama during nocturnal raids

Srinagar: A dozen youth have been arrested in Arihal village of Pulwama district in southern part of Kashmir last night for their alleged role in stone-pelting protests, police said.

Police officials said that 12 youth were arrested during a nocturnal raid in the village.

He said the youth were involved in stone-pelting protests. “We have evidence of them hurling rocks on police and paramilitary forces,” said the official.

“They were repeatedly asked to come to the police station, but they failed to turn up. So we had to take this action.”

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