Youth Crushed under Police vehicle, IGP says will take action



Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone SP Pani Saturday said that they will definitely take action against the vehicle driver who run over protesters in Srinagar during clashes.

Adil a resident of Noorbagh.

“We have taken cognizance of the video. We are ascertaining the facts and investigating the matter and action will follow,” he told news agency CNS.

In this regard, a case has been registered at PS Safakadal under relevant sections of law and proceedings have been initiated against the police vehicle/ driver which was involved in the accident.

When asked is it a CRPF or police vehicle, Inspector General of Police said: “It looks like a police vehicle, but we will take action.”

Pertinently, in a shocking video that has gone viral on social media and has sent shock waves among people of Kashmir, a local protester can be seen run over by a Forces armoured vehicle.

Police had claimed that Adil Ahmed Yadoo died in a road traffic accident. “One person identified as Adil Ahmed Yadoo was brought to SMHS Hospital whom doctors declared brought dead. Medical bulletin suggests that the person died due to crushing injury in a road traffic accident at Noorbagh,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted and asked citizens not to pay heed to rumours.

However, few hours after the incident, a video went viral which is being posted and shared by netizens on social media extensively.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq also uploaded the video on his Twitter handle with a hashtag Adil Murdered. “How a murder was committed by the forces today and then brazenly denied! Is there no sense of humanity left in India? #AdilMurdered” Mirwaiz tweeted.


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