Rangreth Shootout: Police Arrest Mother, Daughter

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested the mother-daughter on charges of raising Anti nation slogans after an encounter in Kashmir capital Srinagar.

Forces personnel clear the road blocked by a group of protesters after a brief encounter with militants at Rangreth on the outskirts of Srinagar, Monday, December 13, 2021. Two militants were killed in the shootout. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Quoting official sources news agency KDC reported that the mother, daughter identified as Afrooza wife of Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi and her daughter Aisha daughter of Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi both residents of Rose enclave Wanbal Rawalpora in Srinagar outskirts were arrested on the charges of raising Anti National slogans in the aftermath of Rangreth Shootout.

They said the duo were arrested by Police Station Saddar and were later shifted to Women’s Police Station Rambagh after completing the legal formalities.

A police official confirmed that a case under FIR number 209/ 2021 under sections 147, 148, 149 and 326 was registered against the miscreants for creating law and order situation in the area aftermath of the Shootout at Rangreth in Srinagar outskirts.

Pertinently, two militants were killed on Monday, December 13 in the Rangreth area of Srinagar outskirts. After the shootout Locals of the nearby areas protested and pelted stones on the security forces and raised anti-national slogans which created law and order problems in the area, he added.

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