Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday evening arrested two sons of late Ashraf Sehrai, Hurriyat Chairman who died at GMC Jammu hospital while facing detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) on May 5.
Family sources were quoted as saying by news KDC that the two sons of late Ashraf Sehrai, who passed away after brief illness at GMC Jammu hospital during incarceration under Public Safety Act (PSA) on May 5 have been arrested from Bulbul bagh Barzulla residence in Srinagar.
They said a police party from Kupwara in assistance with Srinagar Police arrested Mujahid Sehrai and Rashid Sehrai, both sons of late Ashraf Sehrai, and took them to Kupwara.
Earlier, two close relatives of late Ashraf Sehrai were also arrested in connection with the same case, sources added.
Local sources told KDC that both the sons of late Sehrai have been arrested in connection with a case registered against them on May 6 at the Police station Tekkipora-Sogam.
They said that while taking the body of Sehrai to Tekkipora-Sogam graveyard in Kupwara for burial on May 6, some people were found raising “pro-freedom and provocative slogans”. The video of the same had gone viral on social media. Accordingly a case was registered against 20 people found raising slogans, they added.
No police official was available for comments on the arrests made by Kupwara police in Srinagar.
Police version will be updated.