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03 Cops among dozens booked for ransacking public property, creating law and order situation in Pattan

News Desk
Friday, October 16, 2020


Srinagar, Oct 16

Police on Friday booked at least thirty persons for allegedly violating the restrictions that were put in place and ransacking public property including a Masjid, thereby creating law and order situation in Pattan area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. Police sources told news agency KDC that at least thirty people were booked under FIR number 274/2020 under sections 307,145,148 and 149 in police station Pattan for violating restrictions that were put in place to prevent people from attending the religious gathering in view of Covid-19 pandemic.

Local sources said that the incident took place after a religious function was organized in which two groups clashed with each other and police tried to control the situation that was followed up by clashes in the area after some people resorted to stone pelting. Sources said that the personal driver of former MLA is among the thirty booked by police. Among the dozens booked, four people including three cops of Jammu and Kashmir Police have been detained at Police Station Pattan.  (KDC)