Police raids residences of two journalists in Srinagar

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Residences of two Journalists were raided by Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday morning in Kashmir Capital Srinagar.

Reliable sources told news agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that the residence of Showkat Ahmad Matta son of Abdul Samad, a resident of Sheikh Hamza Colony Lal-Bazar was raided by SDPO Nehrupark along with a police team. Matta is the editor in Chief of Kashmir Narrator Magazine. However, as per reports the magazine is not being published since 2019.

They said another team raided the house of Journalist Azhar Qadri son of Farooq Qadri, a resident of Abubaker Colony Bemina. Qadri is said to be working for many news outlets.

A police official said details of the raid will be shared later as the searches were going on.

However, if sources are to be believed the raids are in connection with ‘Kashmir Fight’ blog case. (KDC)

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