Shopian: Five more youths were arrested by police during night raids in Memender village of Shopian district.
According to local sources police entered four residential houses at about12am and arrested five persons during night raids.
“Police ransacked windows and gates of houses of the arrested youth,” they said.
Locals identified the arrested persons as Irfan Ahmad, Tariq Ahmed, Mohammad Salman, Muhammad Shabnam and Mohammad Irfan.
Two boys– Wasim Ahmed and Adnan Ahmed –from this village are in police custody for the past one month.
Shopian police confirmed the arrests of five people but refused to comment on the arrest of Irfan Ahmad, who is from Rajouri and works as domestic help with a family.