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SDM 'manhandled' by soldiers in J-K; Mehbooba, Shah Faesal demand action

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A was allegedly manhandled by some soldiers in district of Jammu and Kashmir, following which and bureaucrat-turned-politician demanded action against the erring army personnel.

SDM Dooru was on his way to Qazigund when his official vehicle was stopped by army soldiers, officials said.

They said Wani entered into an argument with the soldiers, insisting that his vehicle be allowed to pass as he was on duty. However, the soldiers allegedly assaulted the

A here said details of the incident are being ascertained.

Meanwhile, Faesal took to demanding action against the "erring" soldiers.

"of physical assault on SDM Duroo by army is very shocking. If tru, DC/SSP Anantnag should immediately register an FIR and arrest the erring personnel," Faesal said.

He hoped that "AFSPA won't come in the way of IPC/RPC and the action will be taken".

Mufti lashed out at the authorities for creating a "sense of siege" which saw a being roughed up by army personnel in south She demanded action against those involved in the incident.

"There are reports that a along with his some of his staff members have been roughed up by some security personnel and even their have been damaged. Such an unruly behaviour has become a norm. I condemn this high handedness and seek exemplary punishment against those found guilty," she said.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:40 IST