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Daily Aafaaq’s Ghulam Jeelani Qadri arrested in a three decades old case

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Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested a senior journalist Ghulam Jeelani Qadri from his residence in an almost three decades old case.

Qadri was arrested in a nocturnal raid at his residence in Srinagar.

Qadri, 62, is Printer and Publisher of Daily Aafaq, Urdu daily newspaper.

According to Daily Excelsior report he will be produced before the Court tomorrow.

Police told the family, DE reported, that he was arrested in 1992 case registered against him and eight other journalists when he was running now defunct local news agency JAK (Jammu and Kashmir) News.

Qadri has been  been shown absconding since then in the case.

Three of the journalists against whom case has been registered have passed away.


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