Mehbooba demanded strong action against the killers of Tarik
In a statement issued here today, Mehbooba Mufti said that coercion has no place in the society and we condemned strongly the way Tariq is reported to have injured in the broad day light which ultimately led to his unfortunate death. She said that politics can not be enforced through use of strong arm methods and those responsible for Tariq’s tragic death must be brought to book.
She conveyed her deep sympathy to the family of Tariq and prayed for the peace of eternal.
It may be mentioned that a shopkeeper who was beaten by Stone pelters at Gojwara, Nowhatta in
Tariq Ahmad Bhat age 24/25 years son of Abdul Salaam Bhat resident of Range Hamam, Nowhatta a shopkeeper at Gojwara Chowk was severely beaten by a group of stone pelters on Saturday 3rd December, when he defied their dictates of forcing him to shut down his shop. On that day, a group of miscreants appeared in Gojwara area and resorted to pelting stones on shopkeepers to enforce a shut down. The shopkeeper Tariq Ahmad Bhat objected to their dictates and refused to close his shop. The miscreant pelted stones on his shop and severely beat him with a cricket bat. He suffered serious head injuries and was shifted to SKIMS, Soura for treatment, where he succumbed to the injuries today.
Police Station Nowhatta registered a case FIR No: 84/2011 under section 307,148,149,336/RPC. Police has arrested four stone pelters involved in the killing of the shopkeeper.
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