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Separatist leader Asiya Andrabi hoists Pakistani flag, booked under UAPA

Asiya Andrabi, chief of Kashmiri women's separatist group speaks during news conference in Srinagar

By Newsgram Staff Writer

Dukhtaran-e-Millat chief Asiya Andrabi was on Wednesday booked under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for allegedly hoisting Pakistani flag on the neighbouring country’s national day on Monday. A controversy erupted following media reports claiming that Andrabi had hoisted flag of Pakistan and sung its national anthem on 23rd March this year.

Asiya Andrabi was booked for allegedly hoisting the Pakistani flag. A case has been registered against Andrabi at Nowhatta Police station under Section 13 of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act,” a police officer said.

He said investigations have started into the alleged hoisting of Pakistani flag by the separatist leader on Monday.

“Further action in the case will be taken as per rules,” the officer said when asked if the firebrand separatist leader will be arrested.

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