Arrest, thrashing of youth by police triggers shutdown in Bhaderwah

M Majid Malik

Bhaderwah

A youth was allegedly beaten up by Policemen in Sari Bazaar area of Bhaderwah in Doda district on Friday.

Mohsin Ganai, 35 according to President Anjuman Islamia Bhaderwah Perviaz Sheikh, was beaten and arrested without any reason in the premises of historical Sari Bazaar as he was doing his routine work.

In the evening Anjuman Islamia Bhaderwah president called for shut down in the town. Later, hundreds of residents came out and assembled near Jamia Masjid Bhaderwah and blocked the main road.

The residents demanded immediate release of the arrested youth and action against the erring police personnel.

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