Para-military troopers on Friday allegedly thrashed a government employee on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Barsu area of Awantipora here in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The victim who has been identified as Fayaz Ahmed Khan of Pohru Pulwama was later admitted to hospital for the treatment.
Eyewitnesses said the victim had an argument with the troopers after they stopped him without any reason. The troopers according to them pounced upon the victim and injured him critically.
soon after the incident, a large number of people assembled near the spot and protested against the troopers. (CNS)