Circulation of posters: Police arrest private school teacher


Pulwama, Nov 29: Police Tuesday claimed  that it arrested a private school teacher for his involvement in the circulation of threatening posters in Kakapora area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

   Police said that on 10 September posters purportedly on behalf of Lashker-I-Islam were found pasted in Gundipora Kakapora area which carries threat messages to some youth including few girl students.

  The posters further depicted that these individuals are involved in adultery/prostitution and informers of security forces thereby created fear psychosis among the general public especially those who have been given life threatening.

  In this connection locals of the area approached police station Kakapora and demanded legal action against the miscreants who have circulated the posters.

  Upon this, an FIR vide number 69/2020 under section 18, 20 ULA(P) Act, 506 IPC was registered in Police Station Kakapora and investigation taken up.

   During the course of investigation some suspects of the area were rounded up for questioning.

   “During questioning one of the suspect namely Muzamil Farooq Dar of Gundibagh Kakapora was found involved in the instant case, accordingly he was arrested,” police said.

 During the course of investigation it came to fore that the accused person was having some personal enmity with some persons of the area and  in order to defame them among the general public, he has prepared  posters on the letter head of fake outfit  and pasted them at public places. The accused is working as teacher in a Private Educational Institute at Pampore. (KNT)



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