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Action taken against 6 cops for Anantnag firing: CM Omar

Last Updated: Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 19:15

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government
has initiated disciplinary action against six policemen,
including an SSP, over the Anantnag firing incident of last
year, Omar Abdullah said in the Assembly on Thursday.
The chief minister said action is being taken against
the-then Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Showkat Ahmed
Malik along with 4 other policemen, adding that an explanation
had been sought from Mallik who was transferred 2 weeks after
the incident.

Three people died and several were injured after
police fired on protesting youth in South Kashmir on June 29
last year.
A magisterial probe was ordered and cases registered
against four cops including 2 sub-inspectors Feroz Ahmed and
Farooq Ahmed and constables Nissar Ahmed and Sartaj Ahmed
while the SHO was suspended for dereliction of duty.


First Published: Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 19:15

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