A 55-year-old security guard was allegedly beaten up by some miscreants in Kishtwar district on Tuesday.
Reports said, "ZakirHussain, son of GhulamQadir, working as a security guard with Airtel, was beaten up by some miscreants in Poochal village after he tried to resist them from illegally connecting power lines to the company generator.
The security guard was shifted to a Kishtwar hospital, from where he was referred to Jammu for advanced treatment. "Hussain has some serious injuries because of which we were compelled to refer him to Jammu," Dr Sanjay of Kishtwar hospital said.
Meanwhile, station house officer, Kishtwar, Sameer Jeelani told Greater Kashmir that police are looking into the incident. "Though we have not registered a formal case yet due to some medical formalities, but we will ensure strict action against the accused," he said.