Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said a case has been registered six persons, including a woman, for allegedly pelted stones on employees of Power Development Department (PDD) who were distributing electric power in a locality in Sopore town of Baramulla district.
“Yesterday on 28-05-2018, an officer of PDD namely AEE Farooq Ahmad along with his staff went for distribution of load balance in Eidgah Mohallah of Chijama area of Sopore. While performing their professional duty, 7-8 persons including with some ladies pelted stones on the working staff and also looted 200 metres of ACSR wire from the spot,” said a spokesman.
He said a police party which reached at the spot to prevent an untoward incident was also pelted with stones.
“In this regard, a case FIR No. 62/2018 under section 147, 148, 149, 336, 307, 379 and 353 RPC stands registered against 6 persons including lady Parveen at Police Station Dangiwacha and investigation taken up,” he said.