2 Kerala Students Arrested for Putting Up ‘Anti-National’ Posters in College Premises


Malappuram: Two college students were arrested here on sedition charges for allegedly putting up “anti-national” posters seeking independence for Kashmir and Manipur, police said Friday.

The duo, Mohammed Rinshad, 20, and Mohammed Farris, 18, pursuing graduation at the Government College Malappuram, allegedly put up posters that said, ‘Freedom for Kashmir’ in the college premises. They were arrested following the complaint of the principal, they said.

Both were charged under IPC section 124A (sedition), police said, adding that they were produced before a magistrate and later remanded to police custody for four days.


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