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Local news agency protests against registration of FIR

Srinagar, July 23: A local news gathering agency of Kashmir Valley on Monday staged protest against the
authorities for filing an FIR against them over publishing a letter of a militant.
The protesters led by Editor-in-chief of Current News Service (CNS), Rasheed Rahi marched towards
commercial Hub Lal Chowk from Srinagar's press enclave to protest against the registration of an FIR.
The scribes working with CNS including district reporters who were joined by journalists affiliated with other
organizations were carrying banners and placards reading slogans.
Rahi while talking to media persons said that it an attack on freedom of press.
He said that the registration of FIR against them is tantamount to muzzling the media.
The media persons later dispersed peacefully.