Aspiring DDC candidate shot at injured in Sagam, refuses to take security:Police

Srinagar, Dec 4 (KNS): Jammu and Kashmir police on Friday said DDC candidate who was shot and injured by militants this morning was provided Personal escorts which he refused to take.

A police statement issued to KNS reads, Today at around 12 PM independent DDC candidate from Sagam constituency Anees ul Islam Ganie Son of Late Fareed Ah Ganie Resident of Sagam was attacked by militants in his native village Sagam.

It also said he was allocated cluster accommodation in Khanabal and was informed by PS Kokernaag on 3rd December evening regarding the same after end of scrutiny period.
He was also instructed to get escort personnel for campaigning purpose which he did not take.

All the candidates have been instructed to inform us before going out for campaigning. The information regarding his movement was not conveyed to PCR or PS Kokernaag.

The police spokesman said he was injured in small finger of his left hand and minor injury on thigh. His condition is stable.
Case FIR no 149/20 Us 307ipc,7/27,Aact,16,18, UAPA has been registered at PS Kokernaag. (KNS) 

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