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Mehbooba seeks Rajnath Singh's intervention in photojournalist Kamran Yousuf's case

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Chief Minister today requested to look into the case of -- a -- who is in the NIA custody.

"Spoke to @rajnathsingh ji to look into Kamran Yousuf's case. I've requested him to intervene so that the life of a young budding does not get ruined," Mehbooba said on

Yousuf, a freelance photojournalist, was arrested by the NIA on September 5 last year for his alleged involvement in stone-pelting incidents.

The NIA has alleged he was acting as a conduit for those involved in terror funding.

editors guild and journalists in the valley have also sought his release, saying his arrest violated the freedom of the press.

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

First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 22:10 IST