Kulgam, Apr 15 A policewoman has been arrested and subsequently terminated from her service after a video went viral in which she can be purportedly seen hurling abuses and stopping a search party from conducting the search of her house.
The incident has occurred in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
A police spokesperson said that Kulgam Police arrests woman SPO, terminates her service for glorifying militancy and obstructing government officials in the discharge of their duty.
He said after receiving specific input regarding the presence of militants in Karewa Mohallah of Village Frisal, a search operation was launched there.
During the course of search, the search party was obstructed by a woman identified as Saima Akther daughter of Ghulam Nabi Rah, a resident of Frisal, he said.
The woman resisted the search party and turned violent, and uttered statements glorifying violent actions of militancy, he said.
She captured a video through her personal phone and forwarded it on social media platforms with the aim of disrupting the search, he added.
Taking cognizance of the matter, the woman has been arrested and subsequently terminated from service, he added.
Regarding the incident, a case vide FIR number 19/2021 under section 353 IPC, 13 UAP Act stands registered in Police Station Yaripora and investigation of case is in progress, he said. (KNT)