Women took to streets in Rainawari area of Srinagar on Sunday to protest against alleged high-handedness of police.
Locals alleged that police raided the house of Muzaffar Ahmad Qasba in Mia Shah Sahib locality to arrest his wife Shaista for her alleged participation in pro-freedom protests.
Shaista, they said, wasn't present at home at the time of the raid.
"Policemen warned the family members of serious action if they didn't produce Shaista at the police station," said a local.
The infuriated locals, especially women, staged protests at Mia Shah Sahib and marched towards Rainawari Police station, he said.