5 policemen suspended over unruly scenes in J&K Assembly



Srinagar: 5 Jammu and Kashmir Police personnel have been suspended in connection with yesterday's incident when three youths jumped into the Members' area of the state Assembly, demanding implementation of employment policy.

Additional DGP Ram Lubhaya ordered the suspension of the five security personnel, Speaker Mohammad Akbar Lone said on Tuesday.

The Assembly witnessed unruly scenes yesterday as three youths unfurled the flag of newly-floated party J&K Democratic Front and jumped into the Members' area of the House, shouting slogans.

The youths, who had got passes on the request of expelled BJP member Jagdish Raj Sapolia to witness the proceedings from the public gallery, were overpowered by Assembly marshals and placed under arrest on the orders of the Speaker.

PTI