Sextortion Accused Persons Are Not Affiliated With AWJA: Spokesperson

ANANTNAG — The Anantnag Working Journalists (AWJA) has clarified that the Sextortion accused Nadeem Nadu and Salman Shah are not associated with this association and they have never been accepted as Journalists.

In a press statement AWJA has termed this incident as very unfortunate and has demanded a high level probe in the allegations levelled against the said persons who were arrested by police on several charges.

The association has time and again cautioned the general public and the administration about the nefarious designs and evil activities of pseudo and facebook journalists. But so far administration has not taken any step to curb this menace of pseudo journalism in valley, which is the root cause of corruption and blackmailing under the garb of Journalism.

AWJA in its statement has once again cautioned the people at the helm of affairs to contact Police and other law enforcing agencies in case of blackmailing and immoral activities on the pretext of Journalism.

Moreover Association in any case does not endorse such activities and has expressed full faith on the SIT made to probe the incident.

AWJA spokesperson in a statement said that news of fake journalists arrested for rape, sextortion, trafficking has shocked the people of Kashmir valley and these self styled journalists neither have any qualification nor they are fit for journalism standards and ethics.

The Anantnag working journalists (AWJA) strongly condemned brutal activity done by these self proclaimed journalists.

The Anantnag working journalists Association (AWJA) once again requested the administration to take serious note of fake journalism which has became a menace for general public in Kashmir particularly in district Anantnag.

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