CRPF opened fire after warning shots in Awantipora, driver arrested: Police

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Police on Saturday said that CRPF fired upon the passenger vehicle at Awantipora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district after firing warning shots.

“One vehicle Wagnor bearing registration No. JK01J- 8038 was signalled to stop by Police person namely SgCt NaserUllah at Awantipora Chowk at about 1515 hours but the driver hit the SgCt and escaped from spot,” a police spokesman was quoted as saying by news gathering agency Global News Service (GNS).

“The vehicle again signalled to stop at Padgampora bridge but again it didn’t stop. The CRPF 130Bn deployed on NAKA there has firstly fired warning aerial shot but the driver remain defiant and didn’t pay heed to stop the vehicle. ,” he said, adding, “Thus, due to mistaken identity over great suspicious act of driver, the vehicle was fired upon by CRPF party, resulting its tyre burst and also in the ensuing incident one lady namely Jaisi Parvaiz Sheikh daughter of Parvaiz Ahmed Sheikh (who was travelling in the said vehicle) R/o Muran Pulwama sustained bullet injuries in her right arm.”

Moreover, he said, the driver of vehicle namely Junaid Tariq Dar son of Tariq Ahmed Dar of Bedalpora, Handwara has been arrested and vehicle seized.

“The injured lady firstly shifted to SDH Awantipora by Police and where from she get shifted to Bones and Joints Hospital Srinagar for further treatment,” he said, adding, “Her condition is reported to be stable by doctors. Injured police SgCt is also stable.”

He said that a case (FIR No.48/2021) has been registered under relevant section of law and “investigation is in progress.” (GNS)

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