Days after being summoned in connection with the false claims made in the article, Tantray on Saturday appeared before the Srinagar Police for questioning where he was quizzed for hours.
According to police sources, the possibilities of any terror angle/agenda is being investigated by a team of senior police officers.
Earlier, Fahad Shah, the Editor-in-chief of the online news magazine, ‘thekashmirwalla’, was arrested on February 4 this year by the Pulwama police. He was granted bail by a special court under the NIA Act after 22 days in custody, on February 26. Subsequently, he was arrested by the Shopian police.
In a statement, the Jammu and Kashmir Police had noted that journalist Fahad Shah was wanted in three cases for glorifying terrorism, spreading fake news & inciting general public for creating law and order situations.