SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday arrested ten persons for allegedly indulging in stone-pelting on a joint team of police, army and CRPF during a gunfight on April 2 in which three local Al-Badr militants were killed at Kakapora area in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
“Police Station Pampore have arrested ten miscreants for indulging in stone-pelting on security forces deployed near Kakapora encounter site. Imperative to mention that the Kakapora encounter began on April 02 and concluded with the killing of three local (militants),” police said in a statement.
“However, some miscreants from nearby village Samboora had attempted to disrupt security forces by pelting stones on them and by raising anti-national slogans,” the statement reads.
“The miscreants were video graphed on spot and later on identified by police. Acting swiftly, Police Station Pampore arrested 10 identified miscreants and booked them under relevant sections of law.”
“Efforts for the arrest of other involved youth are on and all involved persons will be booked accordingly, the statement added.
“It is made clear that these incidents will not be tolerated and parents should refrain their children from indulging in such activities,” the statement reads. (GNS)