Srinagar, Apr 19: Para-military troopers allegedly thrashed a government employee on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Barsu area of Awantipora here in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district.
The victim who has been identified as Fayaz Ahmed Khan of Pohru Pulwama was admitted in the hospital for treatment.
Eyewitnesses said the victim had an argument with the troopers after they stopped him without any reason.
The troopers according to them pounced upon the victim and injured him critically. “Blood oozed out from the nose of the victim,” they said.
A large number of people assembled near the spot of incident and protested against the troopers