On Sunday, Former Jammu & Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday visited south Kashmir militancy-hit Pulwama district and met a militant sister who was allegedly detained by the police for three days this month.

Mufti said that the woman is now bedridden and said that she was “severely beaten” in police custody after she was arrested and harassed in Jammu, where she had gone for some work.Mufti quoted the militant sister as saying that there were no women police constables when she was “arrested, searched and misbehaved with”. She said that woman was allegedly stripped, and her husband and other brother were severely beaten in custody.

However, Jammu inspector general of police, MK Sinha said that the woman was never detained and visited her relatives when they were arrested. He did not specify why the relatives were arrested.

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