Hanjura informs House about Kud firing incident

Minister for Agriculture Production Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today informed the House about the factual position of Kud firing Incident which occurred on June 13, 2016.
The issue was raised by MLA Batmalloo Noor Mohammed Sheikh in the House and he demanded the Government to give the statement on the incident.
The Minister while informing the House about the Kud incident said, “On June 13, 2016, at about, 4.30 pm, Police Station Kud received information that a bus bearing registration No. JK02Y-0444 (SRTC) on its way from Srinagar towards Jammu was stopped for checking by the Joint Check Post of CRPF & Police at Karnal Nallah Kud. All the passengers were asked to alight from the bus for thorough checking/frisking upon which a person who was also travelling in the same bus started firing at the CRPF/Police Personnel.
In the incident three persons got bullet injuries, and they have been shifted to District Hospital Udhampur for immediate treatment. CRPF/Police Personnel deployed on Joint Check Post cordoned the bus and retaliated the fire which resulted in the death of the militant.
During search, his identity has been established as Tanveer Sultan S/O Sheikh Sultan R/O Ibrahim Colony Bemina, Srinagar. One AK-47 and one pistol along with ammunition have been recovered from him.
A case under FIR No. 53/2016 u/s 302/307/121/122/RPC, 7/25 Arms Act, 15/16 unlawful Activities Prevention Act stands registered at police Station Kud. Investigation in the case has been set into motion,” the Minister informed the House.

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