Noted Human Rights Defender Arrested By Police

Noted Human Rights Defender Arrested By Police

SRINAGAR : A noted human rights activist and known lawyer, Parvaiz Imroz was arrested by Jammu and Kashmir Police, while on his way to court on Tuesday. Sources in coalition of civil society (CCS) informed Kashmir Life that Imroz was on his way to office when his vehicle was stopped by a cop. “The cop hurled abused at him,” sources in CCS informed. “While Imroz objected, the cop informed his colleagues at Sherghari Police station, who reached on the spot and took him to police station.” When contacted, the SHO Sherghari Police Station confirmed the arrest. “Imroz had an altercation with the DSP traffic, Riyaz Ahmad Halwai, and we have lodged an FIR No. 353/2013 against him,” Mohammad Asgar Bhat, SHO Sherghari Police Station said adding “We are releasing him soon.”

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