Mysterious death of youth evokes protest at Bhaderwah

M M Malik


Death of a driver in suspicious circumstances in Gundoh area evoked strong protest on Doda Bhaderwah road near Dradu village on Sunday morning.

Relatives of deceased tractor driver Rajesh Kumar along with dozens of locals of Dradu village assembled on Doda Bhaderwah road and blocked the road for half an hour and protested against his alleged unnatural death and also placed the body of the man on the road.

The protesters blocked the road (KL Image: M M Malik)

The protesters were demanding an investigation into the death of the youth and strict action against culprits.

MLA Bhaderwah Daleep Singh Parihar and SDPO Bhaderwah Brijesh Sharma reached the spot and assured the protesters about action if anyone found guilt behind the death of the man.

“MLA Bhaderwah and SDPO reached the spot and assured us that strict action will be taken against the guilty and also assured fair probe into the matter”, said a relative.

On their assurance, the vehicular movement on Doda-Bhaderwah road was restored.


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