Police registers case against TV channel for telecasting fake militant photographs

Srinagar

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday have registered a case against a news channel “V6” for telecasting fake militant photographs of two innocent boys of south Kashmir’s district Kulgam.

The spokesman said “V6” news channel has telecasted two boys identified as Farhan Shafi, a class 12th student, son of Mohammad Shafi resident of Wanigund Qaimoh and Farhat Rashid, a Diploma holder, son of Abdul Rashid Wani resident of Redwani Payeen, as militants in place of killed militant Farhan Wani of Wanigund.

Farhan was killed during an encounter between the government forces and militants in Larnoo Kokernag village of Islamabad on January 9, 2018. The news channel “V6” on the same day telecasted news wherein they have shown both the innocent youth as militants.

In this regard, Police has registered a case FIR number 15/2018 in Police Station Kulgam and further investigation has been taken up.

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