At least a dozen youth were arrested by police in nocturnal raids in Tujjar village of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Reports said that cops during nocturnal raids arrested more than 10 youth from their homes for their alleged involvement in stone pelting.
They said that families of the arrested youth have denied the allegations.
SSP Sopore, Javid Iqbal told The Kashmir Walla that a dozen youth have been arrested by the cops from Tujjar village.
“The boys were arrested last night, They had indulged in stone pelting,” Iqbal added.
On Thursday, protests broke out in Tujjar village after government forces launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in the village. Forces had to use tear smoke shells protesters threw stones on them.