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Jammu and Kashmir: Seven university college students booked below UAPA over ‘expert-Pakistan’ slogans

Seven college students of Sher-e-Kashmir University in India’s Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir maintain been arrested and booked below the Unlawful Actions Prevention Act (UAPA), stated officials on Monday (November 27). They were arrested after they allegedly raised objectionable slogans and famend Indian cricket team’s loss in no longer too lengthy within the past concluded ICC Cricket World Cup.

The arrests were made after police investigated a complaint made by a pupil who accused his collegemates of harassing him and raising objectionable slogans after India’s defeat within the closing match. The pupil who lodged the complaint became no longer a native, as reported by Press Belief of India.

PTI cited officials who stated that the faculty students were booked below quite a bit of UAPA sections and the IPC (Indian Penal Code).

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“A pupil from Punjab has complained about the seven final yr college students of SKUAST – K (Shuhama campus) that he became threatened with dire consequences after Australia defeated India within the males’s cricket World Cup 2023 final on November 19,” a senior police loyal stated as quoted by ETV Bharat.

“An FIR (317/2023) has been registered on the muse of a written complaint by Sachin Bains, a resident of Punjab and a pupil of the university, against seven final yr college students of the SKUAST – K (Shuhama campus). The Kashmiri college students named by the complainant maintain been identified as Umer, Asif, Mohsin, Tauqeer, Khalid, Sameer and Ubaid. Additional investigation within the case is within the intervening time underway,” the loyal quick ETV Bharat.

Media reviews teach that the pupil who filed police complaint is from Punjab and the arrested college students allegedly threatened to shoot him as he supported India all around the arena cup final.

The complainant has reportedly stated that the accused raised expert-Pakistan slogans after the match and this “created awe amongst the faculty students from exterior the Union territory of J&K”

Such disputes and even clashes between native and non-native college students maintain occurred sooner than in Kashmiri academic institutes, stated ETV Bharat.

(With inputs from agencies)

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