Srinagar: Two youths were arrested in Pulwama district of south Kashmir under Public Safety Act (PSA) for alleged anti-national activities and shifted to Jammu, official sources said here on Saturday.
According to the sources, Nasir Rashid, resident of Rajpora and Ashiq Hussain Dar resident of Rohmoo in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, were arrested about a fortnight ago.Sources said both the youths were booked under PSA act and shifted to Kotbalwal Jail, Jammu.
Dozens of leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI), both the factions of the Hurriyat Conference (HC) and Jamait-ul-Ahalhadees (JUA) were arrested and later shifted to Jammu after booking them under PSA in the Kashmir valley, sources alleged.
Crackdown on JeI, JUA and other started immediately after Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) fidayeen attack claimed lives of 44 CRPF personnel on February 14 at Awantipora in Pulwama district. (UNI)