#Day41: Khrew Incident Under Investigation, say Police



J&K Police issued a statement through J&K Information Department on Thursday detailing the Khrew Incident in which army killed a teacher.

The JKP statement is being reproduced here verbatim for larger public interest

According to a statement issued by the Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir, during the intervening night of August 17 and 18 after stone pelting, a clash took place between army and some locals of village Sharashali, Khrew resulting in death of one person Shabir Ahmed Monga son of Wali Mohammed and injuries to four others.

The statement said that the police have taken cognizance of the matter and investigation has been taken up.

It said restrictions under section 144/CrPC remained in force in Kashmir today. However, curfew was imposed in Srinagar, Islamabad town, and Pampore.

The statement said that stone pelting incidents were reported from Papchan area of Bandipora, Batergam of Kupwara and Ilyaspora of Shopian where the youth assembled on roads and pelted stones on the deployments.

It said a violent mob assembled and attacked the house of MLA Shopian last night. The mob set ablaze the belongings including a motorcycle of the guard personnel posted for protection of the house. The guard personnel exercised maximum restraint, it said.

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