A journalist from south Kashmir’s Anantnag district has been arrested by the police, officials said.

A top police official said that the journalist Khalid Gul of Anantnag has been arrested.

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He said he was arrested in an old case filed in 2017.

Khalid Gul was associated with a leading newspaper of Jammu and Kashmir for the last many years.

Notably, his residence was searched by Police on 19 November in connection with the investigation of a case related to online threat to journalists in Kashmir.

More details awaited.