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4 Kashmiri youth held in Gujarat, set free: JKSA

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Srinagar: Four Kashmiri youth who were detained by the Gujarat Police for alleged suspicious movement near Narendra Modi cricket stadium in Ahmedabad have been released after questioning, Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) said today.

In a statement, the National Convenor of JKSA, Nasir Khuehami said they reached out to authorities in Gujarat after getting information that four youths have been detained by police for questioning after they were allegedly seen moving suspiciously near Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera area.

J&K Students Association contacted Gujarat government and senior police officials including DCP Crime Branch Chetainya Mandlik and investigating officer Mitesh Trivedi regarding their detention, he said.

“It was informed that the youth were detained near the Motera area, because of their suspicious movement near Narendra Modi stadium where the T-20 match between India and New Zealand will be played today. However, they were released after police didn’t find anything suspicious from them,” Khuehami said while quoting Mitesh Trivedi, the investigating officer.

Khuehami identified the youth as Ghulam Mohammad, Irshad Hussain, Nissar Ahmed, Shabir Ahmed – all residents of Budgam district in central Kashmir.

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