Srinagar: Government forces have arrested two post-graduate students of Central University of Kashmir from their rented accommodation in Nowgam on city outskirts.
The arrests have sparked off massive protests in the varsity campus at Nowgam.
Witnesses said that scores of students assembled in the campus this morning and staged protest against the arrest of two political science students Suhail Ahmad and Mohammad Ismail by government forces in a night raid on Friday.
Both the students hail from Shopian district of south Kashmir.
A University official confirmed that two university students have been arrested from their rooms in Nowgam.
He said that the varsity has taken up the matter with district administration and police officials.