Srinagar: Three journalists of The Kashmir Walla were earlier beaten up by the Jammu and Kashmir police and Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) detained in Nawab Bazar area of Srinagar city.
On Friday, as the clashes between youth and the government forces were reported from some areas of the city, the three journalists were outside the office premises when the forces barged at them. Eyewitnesses said that the forces beat them up badly and took them away in a Rakshak vehicle.
The three journalists of this publication are identified as Online News Editor Saqib Mugloo, Features Writer Kaiser Andrabi and Multimedia Journalist Bhat Burhan.
However, while speaking to the concerned Superintendent of Police Sajad Shah, he said that he is looking into the matter.
More details awaited.