SRINAGAR: A district court in Pulwama remanded journalist, Fahad Shah to police custody for ten days today. Shah was arrested by police on February 4.
Quoting sources local news gatherer KNT reported that Fahad Shah- Editor-in-Chief The Kashmir Walla was produced in a court by Pulwama Police. The Court remanded him to police custody for 10 days. Fahad is in Police custody since Friday evening.
Sources said that the defence lawyer has applied for the grounds of detention and the court has asked the police to provide the same in two days following which the defence lawyer will apply for bail.
Meanwhile, two members of the Jammu and Kashmir Journalists Association visited Police Station to inquire about Fahad Shah. As per Jammu Kashmir Journalists Association, Fahad is fine. The Association said the matter is being taken up with higher-ups.
Fahad has been booked in connection with his reportage about the Pulwama encounter.