Respect religious sentiments, but it’s out joint responsibility to defeat ill designs who try to disrupt peace: IGP
Srinagar, Aug 17: The police on Tuesday allegedly beat up media men while covering a Muharram procession in Jahengir Chowk locality in the capital city of Srinagar.
Reports said that scores of media men were trashed while performing their duties at Jahengir Chowk, where a Muharram procession was held.
They said that policemen from a nearby police station beat up media men for reasons best known to them (police).
Meanwhile, Kashmir Zone police, while quoting IGP Kashmir on its official Twitter handle said: “We #respect the religious #sentiments and practices of all but at the same time it is also our joint #responsibility to defeat the ill designs of vested interest who try to disturb #peaceful atmosphere.” (KNS)