2 Kerala students held for sedition over Kashmir posters

     Written by : SMTV24x7 | Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 07:14 PM

2 Kerala students held for sedition over Kashmir posters

New Delhi, Feb22: Two students were arrested on Friday under sedition charges for allegedly putting up posters saying 'Freedom for Kashmir' in the premises of a government college in Kerala's Malappuram.
The students have been identified as Mohammed Rinshad, 20, and Mohammed Faris, 18.

Rinshad is a second-year student while Faris is a first-year degree student in the government college of Malappuram.

A case has been registered under Section 124 (sedition laws) of the Indian Penal Code.

"After the Pulwama incident the students had put up a poster in the campus stating freedom for Kashmir and freedom for Manipur," police said.

"The principal of the college registered a complaint with the police, following which, we have arrested the duo," police added.

They both have been produced before the court and taken to police custody.

It is worth mentioning that this comes amidst the report of Kashmiri students being attacked in several parts of India in retaliation to Pulwama terror attack