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Kashmir administration files 3 cases against journalist with PSA

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has filed a case against a 29-year-old journalist under the Public Safety Act (PSA) for writing less about the good work of the government.

Jammu and Kashmir The administration has filed a case under the Public Safety Act (PSA) against a 29-year-old journalist for writing less about the good work of the government. The journalist’s name is Sajjad Gul. Not only that, the journalist has learned that he can use social media to incite people against the government, a strange argument has been made by the Kashmir administration.

Sajjad Gul, a journalism student at the Central University of Kashmir, works for a local newspaper. Sajjad Gul, who works for ‘The Kashmirwala’, was arrested by the Jammu and Kashmir Police on January 6. Police have registered a case against him for posting a video on social media. Journalist Sajjad is accused of posting a video on social media of the family members of a terrorist killed in the operation making anti-India slogans.

3 cases filed against journalist Sajjad Gul

3 cases have been registered against Sajjad Gul. Two FIRs were lodged on the complaint of the police, while one case was registered on the complaint lodged by the local tehsildar. The court granted bail to Sajjad Gul on January 15 in Sumbal in Bandipora. The next day, however, the administration filed a case against him under the PSA.

What did the administration say while filing the case?

The Indian Express has received some documents signed by Bandipora Deputy Commissioner Owais Ahmed. While filing the case, the administration said, “You have always made controversial statements and tweets on social media. As a journalist, you rarely report on the good work of the Union Government. You are spreading enmity and hatred. You always tweet anti-national and anti-social. Criticism of Union Territory policies. You tweet without checking the facts to provoke people against the government. You act as the savior of terrorists and their families. It also raises issues that could jeopardize the national interest. “

Also read: Earlier, the registration of Kashmir Press Club was suspended, now the office has been taken into custody.

“As you have learned, social media has been used to provoke people against the government. Your statements on social media are spreading animosity and chaos. Because you have learned, it is easy for you to mislead the people of Kashmir. Also, you can easily provoke the people against the government, ”the administration said.

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