Journalist Majid Hyderi held for ‘criminal conspiracy’, ‘extortion’
STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: A journalist has been arrested here on the charges of criminal conspiracy and extortion, police said on Friday.
Majid Hyderi, a resident of the city’s Peerbagh area, was arrested after police lodged a case against him following orders from a court, they said. FIR number 88/2023 under sections 120B, 177, 386 and 500 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at the Sadder police station on the basis of an order issued by the JMIC court in Srinagar, police said on X.
Majid Hyderi, son of Jahangir Hyderi, has been arrested for criminal conspiracy, intimidation, extortion, giving false information, defamation etc., they added.
Hyderi, who has worked with a number of publications and news portals, is also a regular on television news channels as a political analyst.