Separatist Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik has been booked on charges of attempt to murder and sent to jail in connection with a violent protest here last week during which a young police officer suffered serious injuries.
Malik, along with his associates, took out a procession on Friday (December 25) without any prior permission from the district administration to protest against the twin-killings allegedly by Village Defence Committee members in Rajouri area of Jammu, a police spokesman said.
“During this unlawful procession, Malik incited and instigated his associates with an intention to create disturbances and to disturb the normal life,” he said.
“The supporters started heavy pelting (of stones) on the policemen and the vehicles passing by, injuring many policemen including Fahad Tak, DySP, SDPO Kothibagh, Srinagar who received serious injuries to his eye and a fracture in his nose,” the spokesman said.
For the incident, a case was registered in Maisuma police station and Malik along with some of his associates were taken into custody and lodged in police station.