Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday filed two separate FIRs against unidentified persons who had pasted posters in many villages on “Pakistan Defence Day”, The Hindu reported.
Quoting unnamed police sources, the report said dozens of posters carrying pictures of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi and their messages were found pasted on electricity poles and shopfronts in villages and towns of Pulwama, Awantipora and Kulgam areas.
Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Bylines that similar posters were pasted on walls and shopfronts in Anantnag as well. Other posters circulating on social media had pictures of Ali Mohammad Jinnah on them.
The posters carried the names of unknown outfit Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Alliance. An investigation has been initiated by the police to identify the people and the outfit behind the posters.
A police official told The Hindu that the posters were removed and seized “for investigation”.
“We have lodged an FIR in Awantipora and Kulgam police stations,” a police officer told the Hindu.
These posters surfaced at a time when Pakistan was observing the Defence Day remember its soldiers who have died while defending its borders.
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