Rajouri: Police Files FIR Against Army  


RAJOURI — Jammu and Kashmir police has registered a case against army for damaging an under construction building near a vital army establishment.

The building has been damaged at a time when illegal constructions are  becoming a grave issue resulting in face off between some locals and army authorities.

Sources said that, six days ago some army men allegedly appeared on a private construction site near army’s ALG ground Rajouri and started dismantling the building.

“Soon after the incident, building owner, who is a retired government officer, lodged his complaint before police and alleged that armymen vandalised his under construction building,” the sources said. On the basis of complaint and after initial investigation, police has formally registered a case in FIR 408/2019 under sections 447,426,147,342,504,506 RPC against army.

When contacted a senior police officer in Rajouri said that FIR has been registered after an owner of an under construction building lodged complaint along with videos that armymen from a camp near his land site dismantled his property in the absence of civilian authorities which is violation of norms.

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