Army apologizes for beating up eight policemen

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Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) The Army has apologized for beating up eight policemen in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district, a senior police official said on Monday.

“The Army has apologized and ordered a court of inquiry,” Inspector General of Police Munir Ahmad Khan told the media here.

This happened after the Director General of Police lodged a strong protest against the Saturday evening incident when the soldiers returning from the Amarnath Yatra were stopped at a checkpost in Gund area by the policemen.

–IANS

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