You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

Four Kashmiri cricketers arrested for 'respecting' Pakistan national anthem

In 2016 also, a video went viral showing local cricketers line up to "salute" Pakistan's national anthem before the start of a match in Ganderbal district.

IANS  |  Srinagar 

Photo: istock
Photo: istock

Four Kashmiri boys were arrested on Sunday in and Kashmir's district for lining up as Pakistan's anthem was played before the start of a match.

After a video went viral showing the players' conduct in Arin village before the start of the match, police arrested the four.

Police said they were looking for the organisers of the match who arranged the shooting of the video.

In 2016 also, a video went viral showing local cricketers line up to "salute" Pakistan's anthem before the start of a match in district.

Police had arrested some of the boys then but they were let off after assurances from the parents.

First Published: Sun, January 07 2018. 18:59 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU