ANANTNAG: Police on Monday arrested at least nine youth, mostly teenagers, while they were clicking pictures with a Pakistani flag at Pahalgam.
“As the youth were busy clicking pictures with Pakistani flag in Lidder area, we reached the spot and arrested them. We also seized the flag and vehicle in which they had come,” a police source said.
An FIR (No 34 under section 13/39 and 120-B) has been registered against them. a police official. He said that they have initiated further investigation into matter.
Two of the boys, the source said, however managed to flee from the spot. Most of the arrested youth are said to be students and had come to Pahalgam for a picnic.
“They have been booked for indulging in unlawful activities and hatching communal conspiracy,” a police official told Kashmir Reader.