“Miscreants to be booked”
KULGAM, OCTOBER 21: District Magistrate Kulgam has said the altercation between a Pandit and a Muslim family in the area was a result a land dispute. The DM Kulgam visited the spot to assess the ground realities in order to initiate the necessary measures. “The scuffle took place over some piece of land between the two families and the incident wrongly represented in the social media,” he said.
The DM said that an FIR No. 182/2017 dated 19.10.17 has already been lodged and consequent arrests have been made.
The DM has called on the concerned SP to speed up the investigation process and book the miscreants who have misrepresented the facts and tried to vitiate the communal harmony in the district by posting grossly twisted information on social media.
He also directed the revenue officers to sort out the land dispute between the two families at an earliest.