Pattan, Apr 12, KDC: Police on Monday evening allegedly assaulted a restaurant owner and a waiter in Pattan town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and damaged several items inside the hotel.
Sources told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com- (KDC) that on Monday evening around 9;00pm a police team headed by SDPO Pattan Zaffar had beaten a restaurant owner and waiter in Pattan market in which waiter identified as Manzoor Ahmad resident of Baramulla, was injured.
Sources said that the injured person was rushed to Sub District Hospital (SDH) Pattan, where he was referred to SMHS hospital Srinagar for advance treatment; however the injured person was discharged from SMHS hospital later.
Shopkeepers have alleged that they have been assaulted by the said Police team on a regular basis during evening hours and the officer is using unparliamentary language on routine basis.
Meanwhile, SSP Baramulla Rayees Ahmad have refuted the allegations and told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com- (KDC) that nobody was assaulted. Police party took round to secure night curfew, some hotel owners told to close shops as they were not obeying since last many days. when asked how this person was injured, SSP said the matter will be investigated.
He said “If any issue of unparliamentary language will be dealt with and appropriately sensitized”.
Meanwhile Shopkeepers have appealed Lt Governor Administration to transfer the said officer immediately. (KDC)