Showkat Ahmad Ganie, 22, a final-year BTech student at Uttar Pradesh’s Raja Balwant Singh Engineering and Technical College (RBSETC), a private college affiliated with Agra University, was put in jail four days after Pakistan defeated India in the 2021 T20 Cricket World Cup at Dubai International Stadium on October 24. Uttar Pradesh Police filed an FIR, invoking IPC Sections 153A (promoting enmity between groups) and 505 (creating or publishing content to promote enmity), and arrested three Kashmiri students, including Showkat. The other two students arrested in the case are Arshid Paul, a resident of Hardi Tchokpora village, and Inayat Altaf Sheikh, who lives in Dooenwoor village, both in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. (The Wire).
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