Female photojournalist questioned at Cyber police station


SRINAGAR:  The female photojournalist who was booked for her objectionable Facebook posts under Unlawful Activities and Prevention Act (ULPA) was today questioned at Cyber police wing and later allowed to go home

“Since there is an FIR, questioning is part of the legal proceedings. She was questioned by the Investigating Officer (IO) concerned. She hasn’t been detained,” Superintendent of Police Cyber Police Wing Kashmir Tahir Ashraf told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Earlier, the female journalist in her tweet had stated: “So wish me good luck because it’s time to defend my rights as a journalist. Going inside Cyber police station.”

Booking the female journalist under ULPA had evoked a sharp criticism from journalist fraternity of Kashmir including the Press Club. The press fraternity of Kashmir has demanded dropping of charges against the female journalist forthwith—(KNO)

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