‘Thrashing of KU scholar’: JKP rebuts news report
Srinagar,March 15: Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday rebutted the news item being circulated on social media in which it is alleged that cops have thrashed KU scholar.
In a statement issued here, a police spokesman said: “It is being clarified that the particular news item is devoid of facts. The concerned police officials have informed that yesterday evening, an individual exchanged harsh words with the police party deployed for duties at Hazratbal.”
“Later on, with the intervention of the senior officers and other respectable citizens, the matter was amicably resolved and the individual was personally visited by the senior officers,” he said.
“Some vested interests are blowing the issue out of proportion only to malign the image of Police. As such, the news item alleging that students were beaten is strongly rebutted,” he added.