Sachnews Jammu Kashmir
Srinagar, April 21: Police on Tuesday booked senior journalist and author Gowhar Geelani “for unlawful activities through his posts and writings on Social Media platform”.
In a statement, the police said, “Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar has received information through reliable sources that an individual namely Gowher Geelani is indulging in unlawful activities through his posts and writings on Social Media platform which are prejudicial to the national integrity, sovereignty and security of India”.
“The unlawful activities include glorifying terrorism in Kashmir Valley, causing disaffection against the country and causing fear or alarm in the minds of public that may lead to commission of offences against public tranquility and the security of State,” the statement said.
The statement further said that several complaints have also been received against the said individual for threatening and intimidation. A Case FIR No. 11/2020 under the relevant sections of law has been registered at Cyber Police Station Kashmir and investigation initiated.