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3 ‘wanted’ Kashmiri stone pelters arrested from New Friends’ Colony

Police have succeeded in arresting three people wanted in stone-pelting cases in Sopore district of Jammu and Kashmir from New Friends’ Colony.

“Acting on a tip-off, Yawar Muzaffar and Waseem Majid Dar (both 21-year-old) and Danish Hasan Dar (22) – all residents of Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir – were arrested from New Friends’ Colony market on late evening of February 20,” DCP (Special Cell) P S Kushwah said.

They were wanted in connection with stone-pelting cases of Sopore and arrested under Section 41.1 (arrest without warrant) of the CrPC, he added as reported by PTI.

Bhat and Waseem have two cases of stone-pelting and other offences registered under various provisions of Ranbir Penal Code (RPC) against them in Sopore, while Danish has three such cases, the officer said.

It is understood that all three have been sent to judicial custody.

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