SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested two youths with petrol bomb during the District Development Council (DDC) election rally here in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

Quoting police sources news agency KDC reported that two youths were arrested when Tariq Manjoon Mir, a PAGD candidate was conducting a rally in Kupwara. However, two suspected youths were apprehended with a petrol bottle.

A police official while confirming to news agency KDC said, “Two local youths were arrested as they were carrying petrol bottle during a DDC election rally here and both are under custody, further questioning is on.

Meanwhile, PDP president Mehbooba Mufti tweets that “Two miscreants tried to hurl a petrol bomb at PAGD candidate Tariq Majnon’s rally in Wavera, Kupwara. They were caught & handed over to the police. Request @hello_anshul @KKSharmaJK @JmuKmrPolice to initiate an enquiry & ensure stringent action”.


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