Security forces arrest three brothers in Budgam

Srinagar, May 10: Security forces arrested three brothers in the wee hours of Friday from a village in central Kashmir district of Budgam, official sources said.
They said security forces raided two houses at Cherawani near Charar-e-Sharief in Badgam in the wee hours Friday. Security forces later arrested three brothers Muzaffar Ahmad Dar, Irfan Ahmad Dar and Touseef Ahmad Dar sons of Abdul Hameed Dar.
However, hundreds of people, including women, immediately hit the streets alleging security forces thrashed all the three before their arrest. They further alleged that father of the arrested youths, a handicapped, was also not spared by the security forces. Describing them innocent, the demonstrators demanded their release.
Sources said sensing more trouble, security forces later left the area and handed over all the three to police at Charar-e-Sharief in an injured condition. They were rushed to hospital where Irfan was referred to Srinagar for specialized treatment, sources said.
It was however, not clear why they were arrested, sources said.