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CRPF troopers allegedly thrash company commander after colleague dies

The CRPF neither confirmed nor denied the alleged incident.

india Updated: Jul 23, 2017 16:58 IST
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The attack took place after a trooper was denied permission to visit a hospital and died, news agency IANS reported.(Representative photo/HT)

Angry CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir allegedly thrashed their company commander on Sunday after a trooper died “as he was denied permission to visit hospital for treatment”.

Police sources said a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper died in Wanpoh area of Anantnag district.

“Angry colleagues of the deceased trooper trashed their company commander, alleging that the sick trooper had been denied permission by the officer to visit a nearby hospital for treatment,” a police officer said.

There was no confirmation or denial of the incident from the CRPF.

First Published: Jul 23, 2017 16:58 IST