Srinagar , Publish Date: May 12 2018
Protests were held at the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora on Saturday against the arrest of a student and his father in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
Reports said that scores of students held a protest march at the varsity to demand immediate release of their mate, Tasaduk Rashid Bhat who was detained on Saturday along with his father.
The students raised anti-police slogans as they marched on the campus. “we will intensify our protests if Tasaduk is not released immediately,” they warned.
Meanwhile, reports said a police party came under fire when they raided his house in Awantipora last night.
Quoting sources in the police, a report said Tasaduq who is pursuing mechanical engineering at the IUST, was allegedly involved in recent protests at the varsity against the recent killings.
The father-son duo are lodged at Awantipora police station for questioning, it said.