Intelligence official beaten to death in Srinagar

Intelligence official beaten to death in Srinagar


Intelligence official beaten to death in Srinagar


Srinagar, Jun 23 (UNI) An intelligence official was lynched to death by a mob after he shot at and injured three persons outside the historic Jamia Masjid in the downtown, early this morning. Official sources told UNI that a man was taking photographs of people outside the historic Masjid in suspicious circumstances, when the devotees were coming out after joining the night long Shab-e-Qadar prayers. However, on being questioned about his identity, the accused opened fire with his pistol and injured three persons. Later, he was lynched to death by the mob. Police took away the body for identification, they said. He was identified as Mohammad Ayub Pandit, an officer of intelligence agency, the sources said, adding that further details were awaited. Three persons who suffered bullet injuries were admitted to hospital.

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