Police has seized copies of Rising Kashmir earlythis morning and raided its press at Sheikhpora (Budgam).
A police party from Budgam police raided the press to seize the copies of Rising Kashmir and other publications. As the staff had left after printing the copies, police took into custody all the employees including Foreman Mohammad Yousuf and asked him to identify the distributation site. They later reached Press Enclave and seized the vehicle alongwith the driver. "They caught hold of me in Press Enclave and asked to follow them to police station" said Irshad Khan, the driver.
The staff was later taken to Police Post Humhama where they seized all the copies of the newspaper. The staff of the press was let off later on but only after being harrassed and intimiated.