Kashmir Trucker Beaten In Punjab, Case Registered

SRINAGAR: A truck driver from Kulgam district was allegedly beaten by toll plaza employees in Mukerian area of Punjab even as a police case has been filed.

Quoting President J&K Truck Operators Welfare Union, Hilal Malik the news agency KNO reported that the truck driver identified as Sahil Iqbal of Yaripora was injured after he was beaten by toll plaza employees at Mukerian Punjab.

He said following the incident he was admitted to a civil hospital at Mukerian.

“We hope Punjab police will take strict action against the culprits,” he said.

Meanwhile, a police official from Mukerian Punjab said that an FIR has been registered under relevant sections of law and further investigation was going on.

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