Two cops, civilian injured in Mendhar scuffle | KNO

Two cops, civilian injured in Mendhar scuffle | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Poonch, April 27 (KNO) : Two policemen and a civilian were on Saturday injured in a scuffle in Salwah village of Mendhar in Poonch district. Sources told KNO that a team of police from Mendhar Police Station went to Salwah village to arrest a man wanted in a case of NDPS, which was registered after poppy straw cultivation was destroyed from a field few days back. Sources added that some villagers from the area entered into heated arguments with policemen which led to a scuffle in which two policemen identified as Yaseen Ahmed and Mumtaz Ahmed got injured. A civilian identified as Waseem Ahmed also got injured in the incident. Both the cops have been hospitalized and are under treatment while police said to have registered a case in relevant sections of law in Mendhar police station.(KNO)