8 Indian soldiers booked for beating three persons in IIOJK

Srinagar, June 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, police registered a case against eight Indian Army personnel for allegedly roughing up three persons in Ramban district of Jammu region.

A police official told media that the case under various sections of the Indian Penal Code was registered at Banihal police station against a column of eight personnel of a Rashtriya Rifles unit on the complaint of a sarpanch.

He said that the Sarpanch of Mahoo-Khari Panchayat came to the Police Post Khari along with the injured – Mohammad Rafiq, Bilal Ahmad and Abdul Rasheed and said that they were beaten up by the troops without any provocation when they were going to Upper Trana forest area for buying sheep and goats.

The official said that the complainant also said that the troops snatched their mobile phones and some cash from them at Gadha Nala. “Police have taken cognizance of the matter and accordingly registered a case against the army personnel,” he added.

The police official said the injured have been admitted to Public Health Centre Khari and are undergoing treatment.

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