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Asiya Andrabi arrested for hoisting Pakistani flag

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday arrested chief of radical women's outfit Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Asiya Andrabi in connection with a case registered against her under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for hoisting Pakistani flag last
PTI September 18, 2015 15:48 IST
PTI

Srinagar : Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday arrested chief of radical women's outfit Dukhtaran-e-Millat, Asiya Andrabi in connection with a case registered against her under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for hoisting Pakistani flag last month.

“Andrabi has been arrested in connection with the case registered under Section 13 of Unlawful Activities Act on August 17,” a police official said here.

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Andrabi has been lodged at women's police station here.

The DeM chief celebrated Pakistan's Independence Day on August 14 at her residence by singing that country's national anthem and unfurling the flag of the neighbouring country on the outskirts of the city.

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Hours after that, Andrabi had stoked another controversy by addressing via phone a rally in Pakistan which was organised by Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud Dawa (JuD).

Saeed was sitting on the stage during Andrabi's address.