Police rebuts news reports

J&K Police

The Jammu and Kashmir Police has rebutted two statements carried out by some local dailies. The Police has denied the news item wherein it has been reported that one Mr Junaid, 8, was shot at for yelling at the SHO and has said that in fact the boy was one among a score of stone pelters and was injured during the stone pelting incidents on evening of August 20. Another news item claiming “70 injure in Sopre” has been denied by police. District Police, Sopore, has clarified that two separate incidents of stone pelting were reported from Berampora and Trumgund wherein 10 policemen and 12 civilians were injured. Nine persons and 7 policemen were injured at Behrampura. The news report about 70 persons injured has been denied as bereft of facts.