Srinagar: Three engineering students of Kashmir have been arrested in Bengaluru for allegedly posting comments “abusing army” on Facebook about the Pulwama attack.
The complainant on which the arrests were made alleged that the trio had commented on a FB post of a colleague Koushik Debnath mourning the death of the CRPF personnel. Responding to the post, the trio posted a comment allegedly abusing the army.
Based on the complaint, the police arrested the trio charging them under Sections 124A (sedition) and 153A of the Indian Penal Code.
The arrested students have been identified as Haris Manzoor, Gowhar Mustaq and Zakir Maqbool. Harris and Zakir are residents of Viligam Kupwara while Gowhar is a resident of Baramulla.
Haris and Gowhar are students of Spurthy College, Zakir Maqbol (IV year B.Sc) is a student of Chinai College.