Srinagar, Oct 16 (KNO): Protests broke out in Soura-Anchaar area of Srinagar outskirts after police arrested a youth for his alleged involvement in stone pelting.
According to wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the youth has been identified as Arif Ahmed Bhat, alias Bhat, was arrested by the police on Wednesday. Police said that he was a notorious stone pelter and was fomenting trouble in the area. Meanwhile, witnesses said that soon after the news of Bhat’s arrest spread in the area, protests erupted in Soura and Anchaar area with people hitting streets and demanding the release of Bhat.
Soura-Anchaar was on boil after the central government abrogated the special status of Jammu and Kashmir (Article 370) and bifurcated the erstwhile State into two Union Territories.(KNO)