Srinagar, June 23: In a shocking and coward incident, a mob attacked a police officer, identified as DySP Shri Mohammad Ayoub resident of Nowpora Khanyar, Srinagar, who was on access control duty at Jamia Masjid Nowhatta. The officer was cornered by an unlawful assembly of people and was lynched to death. The officer was posted in 3rd security Bn.
It is pertinent to mention here that Policemen posted in the security wing of the Jammu and Kashmir Police do not wear uniform as a matter of service regulation.
Srinagar police has registered a case under section 302 RPC and investigation was taken up.
During the course of investigation, two persons involved in the crime have been arrested and some more identified. Efforts are on to nab the other persons involved in the attack.