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Court directs police to file FIR against DC Shopian for ‘assaulting’ civilian

Applicant alleged assault by DC


Srinagar, Nov 15 (KNS): A local court in Shopian Wednesday directed police to register FIR against Deputy Commissioner Shopian after a civilian alleged that the officer assaulted him.
Judicial Magistrate Shopian, Adil Mushtaq, directed the SHO Shopian to file FIR against Muhammad Aijaz (deputy commissioner Shopian) and investigate the matter himself.
The applicant Sajad Ahmad Dar has alleged in his application that Aijaz on October 30 “wrongfully stopped his car and thrashed him and took away his five ATM cards, PAN cards near Mini-secretariat Shopian”.
“The contents of the applicant prime facie disclose commission of cognizable offence. As such in terms of Section 156 (3) of Cr PC the SHO is directed to register FRI in the matter and investigate the matter himself,” the court directed. (A copy of the court order lies with KNS).
The court directed the police to file compliance report forthwith. (KNS)?
 


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