Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday lodged an FIR against a TV channel for showing two innocent students as militants.
A police spokesman said that pictures of Farhan Shafi, a Class 12 student, and Farhat Rashid, a diploma holder, were telecast as militants in place of a dead militant, Farhan Wani.
Farhan Wani was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Larnoo village on January 9.
“The news channel on the same day showed both the innocent youths as militants. A case has been registered and investigation has started,” an officer said.