FIR against TV channel for showing Kashmir youth as militants

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday lodged an FIR against a TV channel for showing two Kashmiri innocent students as militants, Indian Express Reports

A Jammu and Kashmir police spokesman said that pictures of Farhan Shafi, a Class 12 student, and Farhat Rashid, a diploma holder, were telecast as militants in place of a dead militant, Farhan Wani.

Farhan Wani was killed in a gunfight with security powers in Larnoo town on January 9.

“The news channel around the same time indicated both the innocent students as militants. A case has been enlisted and examination has begun,” an officer said.

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