Clashes erupt after Forces allegedly thrash cab driver in South Kashmir

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By Fast Kashmir on 01/08/2018.

Clashes erupt after Forces allegedly thrash cab driver in South Kashmir

Anantnag, Aug 1: Government Forces fired tear-smoke shells to disperse stone-throwing protesters in Hernag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Wednesday morning.

   The locals resorted to stone-throwing after Forces personnel allegedly thrashed a cab driver. Locals alleged that Forces action was uncalled for and it has become a routine for these men in uniform to violate Rule of Law in broad day light.

   Witnesses said that Forces personnel had laid a naka and were frisking the vehicles and people after stopping them. “The cab driver had an argument with them after which a couple of them pounced upon them. Forces personnel thrashed the driver that attracted the attention of passersby who pelted stones on them.”

  A police official said that some miscreants pelted stones on Forces personnel who exercised restraint and dispersed them peacefully. (CNS)

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