Shehla Rashid gets protection from arrest in sedition case
- | Tuesday | 10th September, 2019
During the course of the hearing, Additional Public Prosecutor submitted that the police had not even issued a notice to Shehla Rashid yet. Shehla Rashid was booked on Friday for sedition over her comments about alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, police said. In a series of tweets, Rashid had claimed that the Indian Army was indiscriminately picking up men, raiding houses and torturing people in the valley. Rashid, however, had said that she was ready to give the evidence when the Indian Army constitutes an inquiry. The Indian Army has officially rejected Rashid's claims and called them "baseless" and "unverified".
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