Video Viral | Police refutes the claim of using force

Srinagar, March 28: Police on Sunday denied the allegations about using force after a video went viral yesterday in which a lady is seen alleging about use of force by Police in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

In a statement to GNS, the police said that the truth about the video being circulated on social media by a lady levelling allegations of use of force or rather show of force by Police is not based on facts.

There is a long pending dispute pending between the two parties on a pathway and is sub judice in different forums. A case FIR No.458/2020 under sections 379,451 and 506 IPC stands already registered at Police Station Budgam and the investigation into the matter is going on.

The police Party was on the spot to assist in the implementation of order issued by Tehsildar South City Srinagar for which proper communication and request was made by concerned revenue authorities in writing. No use of force was made or any misbehaviour was done by Police.

The Police party was there to aid and assist concerned revenue authorities.

Moreover SSP Budgam have called the party to Budgam SSP Office today at 10 30 am to listen to any issue/ grievances if they have @PCR Budgam, reads the statement.(GNS)