Police version regarding today’s law & order situation in Jamia Masjid area of Nowhatta

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By Fast Kashmir on 25/05/2018.

Police version regarding today’s law & order situation in Jamia Masjid area of Nowhatta

Srinagar, 25 May: Today was the 2nd friday of the holy month of Ramadhan & police personnel were deployed in the area to facilitate the worshipers & prevent any untoward incident in the area.

As soon as the friday prayers concluded a huge gathering of youth started bradishing antinational flags /banners & started heavy stone pelting on SFs who were deployed away from the Jamia Masjid near Nowhatta Chowk . During stone pelting dozens of CRPF/police personnel including SDPO Khanyar,SHO Nowhatta got injured.One of the CRPF personnel namely HC JD Gurcharan Singh F/28 suffered grievous head injury.Then miscreants about 700 to 800 in number assembled near the main gate of Jamia masjid & again started heavy stone pelting on the SFs.

Pic by, Shah Jehangir/FK

However,SFs showed utmost restrain & some munition was used to disperse the miscreants & hence minimal force was used to control the situation.

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In this connection FIR No 16/2018 p/s Nowhatta u/s 147,148,152,307,427 RPC has been registered & investigation taken up.