VDC MEMBER KILLS CIVILIAN
Jammu: A civilian was allegedly shot dead by a Village Defence Committee (VDC) member over an old enmity in Jammu’s Rajouri district, police said on Saturday.
“The incident took place when Abdul Shafiq and the VDC member Satpaul had a heated argument over some issue at Daraj Mohra village. Satpaul later took out his official gun and shot at Shafiq, killing him on the spot. Later the villagers caught hold of Satpaul and severely beat him and tied him with a tree. The police then reached to the spot and arrested the accused,” police said.
GKNN adds from Srinagar
Encounter in Bandipore
Encounter broke out between the militants and army in Sumlar forests in this north Kashmir district on Saturday evening, police said.
It said an army patrol was fired upon by militants this afternoon. “The patrol returned the fire triggering a gunfight,” a police officer said.
He said the encounter was on when reports last came in.
However, a local news agency PBI said that militants managed to give a slip to troopers.
The PBI said that another group of militants managed to give a slip to troopers in Rajwar forests in frontier district of Kupwara.
(With inputs from Tariq Rasool)
Lastupdate on : Sat, 28 Aug 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 28 Aug 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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