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Mentally-challenged person shot dead near Army camp in Shopian: Police

Mentally-challenged person shot dead near Army camp in Shopian: Police
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Mentally-challenged’ person shot dead near Army camp in Shopian

Srinagar: Army on Saturday killed an unidentified person after he, according to police, crossed the security fence of an Army camp located in Puhnoo village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday.

A police spokesman said that at around 3am an unidentified person crossed the fence of Pahnoo army camp and came close to Camp wall. ,Despite repeated warnings from the sentry the individual didn’t stop. The sentry of the post fired in air first but the said person didn’t stop to walk towards Camp. “The sentry fired towards him,” he said.

” In preliminary examination of the body it is believed that the said person might be a mentally challenged,” Police said.

In this regard Police has registered a case.

General people is requested identify the person. Anybody having any information about the deceased may contact Police station Shopian on 9596768826″ the statement added.

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