At least 27 youth were arrested in Tahab village of Pulwama district during nocturnal raids by police for their alleged involvement in stone pelting.
Reports said that police last night raided dozens of residential houses in Tahab Village and arrested 27 youth from the village.
Locals also accused the forces of ransacking many houses during raids. "Many youth arrested by police are not involved in stone pelting," they said.
"We picked up 27 youth from the village. They were involved in stone pelting on forces," SSP Pulwama Rayees Bhat said. A complete shutdown was observed today on fourth consecutive day in Tahab area.