Crescent Kashmir

Three Kashmiri students arrested Agra get bail

Decrease Font Size Increase Font Size Text Size Print This Page

By: Muzamil Bhat CK


After a long wait of five months the families of three arrested Kashmiri youth finally got the release order from the court on Wednesday after they were arrested by UP police on sedition charges as they had favored the Pakistani cricket team at that point of time through their social media posts.

As per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the three students Arsheed Yusuf, Inayat Altaf Sheikh and Showkat Ahmed Ganai – students of an engineering college in Agra were arrested on October 27 last year by the Agra police, for cheering for Pakistan team’s victory against India in a T-20 World cup match.

J&K Students Union presidents Nasir Khuehami tweeted: “The Allahabad High Court today passed an order to release on bail three Kashmiri students, who were detained in Agra jail on charges of sedition for cheering on the victory of Pakistani team in T20.” Family members of the trio confirmed the development to KNO stating that the legal formalities are underway to secure the release of three students.

With KNO inputs

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *