Srinagar: Former Cabinet Minister and National Conference leader Ruhullah Mehdi has castigated police for arresting two Shia mourners for carrying a flag reading “Oppressed Kashmir” during a procession on the day of Ashoora.
“Two guys from Shareefabad held a flag reading “Oppressed Kashmir” in 10th Moharram procession in Budgam. Police responds by booking them under oppressive UAPA to prove that they are not oppressed,” he tweeted.
He further wrote that: “This model of policing should be adopted by every democracy in the world. knt