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Pulwama Encounter: Two Journalists Fahad Shah and Majid Hyderi summoned by police for alleged ‘incorrect’ reporting


PULWAMA: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday issued summons to two journalists, Fahad Ahmad Shah and Majid Hairdari in connection with a case registered following a gunfight in Pulwama in which officials said that four militants were killed.

A case an FIR (18/2022) under section 307 IPCV, 7/25 IA Act and sections 16, 18,20,38 ULA(P) A has been registered in police station Pulwama, a top police officer said.

The police officer said that the journalists have made “incorrect reporting” regarding the incident. The similar-worded summon issued by the SHO concerned under section 160 CrPC, calls upon the duo to appear before him at 11 a.m. today.

“It appears that you are acquainted with the circumstances of FIR and your presence is necessary to give such information as you may possess relating to FIR for the finalization of the investigation and arrest of the accused person,” reads the summon. (GNS)


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