Kashmiri man arrested for holding placard in Delhi
A 25-year-old man from Kashmir was detained for questioning after he held out in public a placard with ‘I want justice’ written on it in west Delhi, police said on Sunday.
Amir Amin, a resident of Shopian district in Jammu and Kashmir, was detained from near the Sector 9 bus stand in Dwarka area.
A passer-by noticed him displaying a placard and made a call to the Police Control Room, a police officer said.
He is a resident of the Palam Extension area since January 5, the police officer added.
Amin, a postgraduate, was brought to the national capital by an organisation named UDAAN, which provides vocational training to unemployed youth, a police officer said.
“A PCR call was received at 2.39 p.m. at the Dwarka South police station regarding a man supporting a terrorist,” Deputy Commissioner of Police (South West) Surender Kumar said.
He is presently being questioned. Apart from his parents, Amin has three younger sisters in his family.