Speedy CRPF vehicle crushes youth to death in Nishat

Protestors torch vehicle

BK correspondent/Srinagar
April 8, 2017 0 Comments TOP STORIES 149 Views
Speedy CRPF vehicle crushes youth to death in Nishat

A 30 year old boy was hit by a speedy vehicle carrying CRPF personnel at Nishat area of Srinagar on Friday evening resulting his on-spot death.
Besides three other civilians were injured grievously who were taken to the hospital for treatment.
As per the eyewitness the deceased Mohammad Ashraf Hafiz, Son of Ali Mohammad Hafiz a resident of Danpora Brein Nishat was hit by a vehicle carrying CRPF troopers to polling station at 8:30 pm which left him grievously injured.
Ashraf as per the eyewitness died on the spot after succumbing to his injuries.
“He was on the roadside along with three other boys. The speedy bus carrying CRPF troopers crushed him to death. The other three locals are also feared grievously injured who have been taken to hospital for treatment,” they said.
Following the incident, people chanted anti –CRPF slogans and torched the vehicle.
The protesters blocked the road and were demanding justice by arresting the driver.
When contacted officials at Police Station Nishat said that they have registered an FIR No 12/2017 into the case.
“The police is taking cognizance of the matter and so far we have registered an FIR. The dead body has been taken to police hospital PCR for autopsy. The case is being investigated ,“ a top police official said.
Meanwhile the situation in the area is tense with protests going on till the report was filed.

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