Wednesday, 22 November, 2017

Jammu-Kashmir policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places

Mob lynches person mosque in kashmir person clicking Jammu-Kashmir policemen asked to avoid Eid prayers in public places
Lillian Steele | 26 June, 2017, 02:13

A day after a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed to carry out investigation into lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammed Ayub Pandith, the defence experts on Sunday said it was not enough to curb such attacks, adding that state government should give a free hand to the police force to operate in counter insurgency measures.

Asked about the advisory, director general of police SP Vaid said, "It is good to take precautions".

Police said they have arrested two people over the killing and identified one other.

He said that investigations were going on and SIT has been formed to expedite the investigations to probe the case.

Police has arrested three more persons in connection to the case of lynching of DySP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the J&K government removed Shajjad Khaliq from the post of SP North and posted Sajjad Shah in his place. The 57-year old senior police officer tried to defend himself by firing from his service pistol leaving three people injured, but the crowd managed to overpower him.

An angry mob beat a police officer to death outside a mosque in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Friday, as tensions ran high in the volatile Himalayan region.

DGP said that such attacks are aimed at "demoralizing" the police. The "most urgent" communication, advises senior officers to "instruct the field and subordinate formation" not to offer Eid prayers in isolated or general mosques or Eidgahs (prayer ground), the newspaper said.

At the time of the incident, Bhat, an additional SP rank officer was SP North City.

Among the dead was a policeman beaten to death by an angry mob outside a mosque on Thursday.

Witnesses said more people assembled and snatched his weapon while beating him to death.

Five people have been arrested so far for the killing of the officer.

"Police also fired teargas shells on the youth present there to take over the body", said an eyewitness.

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