Mistaken as braid chopper, mentally challenged person thrashed in Sopore.

Rescued by police, FIR registered.

Police said that a mob had got hold of an alleged braid chopper in fruit Mandi area. Following which immediately a police party rushed to spot and found that a mob was beating one person ruthlessly.

Police said that the miscreants had also burnt hay and were trying to set the person ablaze. Some miscreants were trying to run a tractor over him.

Police added that the person was rescued and identified as Wasim Ahmad Tantray reportedly mentally challenged son of Ghulam Nabi resident of Shakwara presently residing at Puthkhah Nowpora Sopore.

“The said person was immediately rushed to SDH Sopore. Condition of injured is stated to be critical and has been referred to Srinagar. We have registered an FIR and the culprits involved have been identified”, police said. (PTK)

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