Srinagar, Nov 18 (IECurrentAffairs) A woman was arrested by security forces in Kashmir valley for allegedly luring youth though social media, particularly Facebook, into militancy, sources said on Sunday.
The arrest of the woman comes less than a week after security forces detained a 28-year-old woman, Aysia Jan, carrying 20 grenades in the city outskirts.
Sources said that the woman, identified as Shazia, a resident of Sumbal in north Kashmir district of Bandipora, was arrested after intelligence agencies zeroed in on her Facebook profile, through which she used to allegedly ‘luring youths for joining militant ranks and pick up weapons’.
They said during interrogation, she allegedly revealed that she had handed over arms and ammunition to two youths. “One of the two youth has been arrested,” they added.