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Protest in J&K after girl alleges misbehaviour by jawan

Last Updated: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 23:29

Srinagar: A group of agitators on Sunday pelted
stones at Kashmir Haat here to protest the alleged
misbehaviour of a paramilitary personnel with a girl, though
the situation was brought under control by the police who
lathi-charged the crowd.

Passersby gathered outside Kashmir Haat near Jahangir
Chowk and started protesting after a girl alleged that a
security jawan had misbehaved with her, officials said.

They said the police baton-charged the protesters, who
had started pelting stones, and brought the situation under
control within 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, a police spokesman said the department has
taken cognisance of the incident.

"Police has taken cognisance of the incident which
created pandemonium in Kashmir Haat this evening," he said.


First Published: Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 23:29

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