PATHANKOT, NOV 26: At least three Kashmiri youth were detained by Punjab Police at Pathankot after they were deboarded from a train, media reports from Punjab said. Some reports even put the number at six.
Reports appearing in media suggest that the detentions followed the reports from Jammu and Kashmir Police.
A Jammu based newspaper quoted IGP Jammu SDS Jamwal saying: “On specific inputs, the operation was launched and the suspects detained by Punjab Police.” From Kathua, the nearest district to Pathankot, a police team has been sent.
Punjab Police’s IGP for the border region S S Parmer has told newspapers that they have detained three persons who were travelling in an express train headed towards Delhi. The detentions were based on “suspicion”. The trio who were not identified is being questioned.