Cab driver surrenders
Assault on cops
Kulgam, Mar 8: The cab driver, who had allegedly helped suspected militants, to flee after they attacked two policemen near Yaripora in this south Kashmir district on Monday produced himself before the Police on Tuesday claiming that he was innocent, police said.
Imtiyaz Malik, 34, son of Ghulam Muhammad Malik of Yaripora, according to police, went to the police station this afternoon and told the officials that he was not involved in the assault on the policemen.
Talking to Greater Kashmir the Superintendent of Police (SP),Mubashir Lateefi said: “The driver came to the police station on his own and told us that the assailants had forcibly taken him up to Sursun village, nearly 10 kilometers from Yaripora.”
The SP said that during questioning the driver revealed that both the assailants were locals as they spoke Kashmiri fluently. “We are trying to get maximum details and the investigations are on,” Lateefi added.
Pertinently, suspected militants had attacked two policemen, Muhammad Ashraf and Abdul Majid, with sharp edged weapons and iron rods near the building of Fire and Emergency Services in Yaripora market on Monday. The assailants after attacking the duo had also taken away the service rifles - an AK-47 rifle and an INSAS from the injured policemen. Though the police, army and paramilitary forces had cordoned off the area and launched searches but the assailants had managed to flee from the spot.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 8 Mar 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 8 Mar 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 9 Mar 2011 00:00:00 IST
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