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Four booked for sedition J&K's Rajouri

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Four people were booked for sedition after allegedly raising pro-slogans in and Kashmir's district, a said today.

Two incidents of pro-sloganeering were reported in over the past couple of days, the videos of which have reportedly gone viral on

The area, along with Sunderbani and Kalakote towns of the border district, are on an indefinite strike since February 16 over the demand of district status and creation of separate additional deputy commissioners' posts.

"Four identified persons have been booked for raising objectionable (pro-Pakistan) slogans in during the last two days and action under law has been started against them," Yougal Manhas, of police (SSP), Rajouri, said.

The accused -- Arun Gupta, Ashi Gupta, Gurmeet Singh, Avtar Singh -- are absconding and a manhunt has been launched to arrest them, the SSP said.

The police has warned the people not to indulge in any kind of "unlawful" activity in the name of agitation violate law of the land", he added.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, March 10 2018. 21:10 IST
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