Three Muslim minors held in Uttarakhand for supporting Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Three minor Muslim boys were held in the hill town of Mussoorie for allegedly shouting pro- Pakistan slogans after the Indian cricket team lost the ICC Champions Trophy final, the police said.

PTI June 22, 2017 12:57:43 IST
Three Muslim minors held in Uttarakhand for supporting Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Dehradun: Three minor Muslim boys were held in the hill town of Mussoorie for allegedly shouting pro-Pakistan slogans after the Indian cricket team lost the ICC Champions Trophy final, the police said.

Three Muslim minors held in Uttarakhand for supporting Pakistan in Champions Trophy final

Pakistan celebrate winning the ICC Champions Trophy. Reuters.

The three minors were arrested after an FIR was registered against them following complaints by locals, according to a police official.

They were produced in a juvenile court, yesterday, which sent them to a juvenile home, sub-inspector Rajiv Routhen, who is looking into the case, told PTI.

The young trio allegedly shouted "Pakistan Zindabad" after India lost the match to Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final, the FIR said.

The police refused to give more information saying the accused were juveniles and nothing more could be said about the matter.

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