Student held for creating ''anti-national'' group on Facebook

Srinagar, Jan 17 (PTI) A 12th class student was takeninto custody here for allegedly espousing the separatist causeon a social networking site.

Irfan Ahmad Bhat was picked up for questioning byspecial investigation team of the Jammu and Kashmir policefrom Ganderpora locality of downtown Srinagar on weekend,official sources said today.

Hailing from Nigeen locality, the youth was beingquestioned by the police''s cyber cell for his alleged role inestablishing an "anti-national" group on Facebook socialnetworking site.

"Bhat has not been arrested. He is being interrogatedfor his role in establishing a group on Facebook by the nameof ''Kalekharab''," a senior police officer said.

Kalekharab, which means ''hot headed'', is one among thehundreds of pages which have sprouted on Facebook and vowsupport for independence of Kashmir.

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