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T20 World Cup: Three Kashmiri students, teacher arrested for celebrating Pakistan win

Last Updated on October 28, 2021 at 5:47 pm

A school teacher in Rajasthan’s Udaipur was booked and three engineering students from Kashmir were arrested in Agra in Uttar Pradesh for posting objectionable messages on WhatsApp celebrating Pakistan’s victory over India in the T20 World Cup cricket match.

Nafeesa Attari, a teacher who was sacked by at Neerja Modi School Udaipur management for posting a celebratory WhatsApp status, was arrested according to SHO of Amba Mata police station Narpat Singh. He said that the teacher has been arrested under IPC section 153 (B) (Imputations, assertions prejudicial to national integration).

As per the termination letter dated October 25, Attari was immediately expelled from the school.

After screenshots of her WhatsApp status went viral on social media, the school management terminated her services. 

Attari had also released a video statement apologizing for the post saying that she did not intend to hurt anyone’s sentiment.