Protest, shutdown in Khudwani against arrests of seven students


Protests were held amid spontaneous shutdown in Khudwani and Qaimoh areas of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday after government forces allegedly arrested seven youth during clashes following a bank robbery in area.

Sources said that at least seven college-going students were arrested near SKUAST, Khudwani today morning during clashes that erupted following a bank robbery in Qaimoh area.

As the news of arrests spread in the area, people took to streets and staged protests, demanding their release. A spontaneous shutdown was also observed in the area against the arrests.

Earlier unknown gunmen looted nearly six lakh rupees from a branch of State Bank of India in Qaimoh.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here