Taking cognizance of killing in Narbal, police Saturday arrested two of its personnel and attached another.
According to police spokesman, “preliminary investigation reveals that Ct. Javaid Ahmad had fired with his service rifle on the directions of Incharge police party ASI Manzoor Ahmad, in violation of laid down SOP. Both the ASI and Constable have been arrested in the instant case and further investigation is underway. SHO P/S Magam Inspector Khursheed ur Rehman has been attached for lack of supervision,”
Giving details, spokesman further adds that “today morning an unruly crowd resorted to stone pelting on a joint police and security force party deployed on Narbal-Magam road. The forces resorted to firing to control the crowd of stone pelters resulting in injuries to one Suhail Ahmad Sofi S/O Abdul Ahad Sofi R/O Narbal who later succumbed to his injuries. In this regard Case FIR No 34/2015 under sections 302,147,149,341,427 RPC was registered in Police Station Magam,Budgam.”