Sumbal Bandipora shuts over arrest of youth by Delhi police
Bandipora: A complete shutdown is being observed in Sumbal town of northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Monday against the arrest of a local youth by Dehli police.
Scores of people led by traders federation Sumbal took out a protest march holding placards demanding release of the local youth Hilal Ahmad.
Hilal was arrested on January 23 by a joint team of special cell of Dehli police, Sumbal police and a unit of army from his home and shifted him to Delhi.
Local reports quoting a police official said that Hilal was arrested in case FIR No. 17/2019 under section 25, 27, 54, 59 Indian arms act and 16, 18, 18-B and 20 of unlawful activities (Prevention act) at police station special cell Delhi.
“He was shifted to Delhi for further investigation into the case,” he said.