Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered two cases against medical students here under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in a T20 international cricket match, officials said on Tuesday.
The cases have been registered against the students living in hostels at the Government Medical College in Karan Nagar here and SKIMS Soura, the officials said. The two cases under the UAPA have been registered in Karan Nagar and Soura police stations respectively, they said. Videos of the celebrations of Pakistan’s victory against arch-rivals India at many places in the valley went viral on social media. The match took place on Sunday in Dubai. At many places, fire crackers were also burst following Pakistan’s victory.