POLICE SEIZE COPIES OF GK, KASHMIR UZMA
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, July 26: Police on Monday seized copies of Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Uzma at several places in North Kashmir.
News agency owners said that police had laid a siege on Srinagar-Bandipora road and seized newspapers at Garoora without any reason.
“Police seized the copies and didn’t allow the vehicle carrying them to move ahead of Garoora,” they said.
A consignment of newspapers for Sopur town was stopped and seized at Mirgund. Pertinently, this is for the ninth time since the recent unrest that police has seized the copies of this newspaper.
The news agency owners and locals have condemned this act of the police saying it was anti-people.
Meanwhile, the Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Khursheed A Ganai, who is also Secretary Information department, assured Greater Kashmir that he would look into the matter.
It may be recalled that Ganai during a recent meeting with senior journalists of the Valley had assured that there won’t be any curbs on press or on the distribution of newspapers.
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