ASI among 6 policemen allegedly thrashed by Army soldiers in Kashmir

ASI among 6 policemen allegedly thrashed by Army soldiers in Kashmir

Srinagar: Six policemen, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI), were injured when the Army soldiers allegedly thrashed them after being stopped at a check-post in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal. Official sources told that some private vehicles ferrying the Army personnel in civvies were stopped at a check-post at Gund in Ganderbal on Srinagar- Baltal base camp route late last night. They said Army personnel got agitated and entered into a heated argument with naka party when asked to get down and show their identity cards . "The Army personnel then roughed up the policemen on duty," they said. They said the policemen were later saved by the locals. "Army personnel from an adjoining camp came to Police Station Gund and again allegedly roughed up other policemen present there," they added. Meanwhile, sources said that the Army has initiated an internal inquiry into the incident. However, defence ministry spokesman was not available.

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