Truck Driver Beaten By Unknown Person Pretending To Be A Policeman

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Srinagar: A truck driver from Anantnag on Tuesday alleged that he was beaten by some unknown person pretending to be a cop in Batamaloo area of Srinagar last night.

Tariq Ahmad, a truck driver, said that the person also looted a cash amount of Rs 7000 from him when he had parked his truck near court in Batamaloo.

He alleged that his truck was parked near court in Batamaloo and he was sleeping inside the truck, when a person came in a black colour Santro bearing registration number JK01S-1413.

Tariq said that the person identified himself as a cop from Barzullah Police station and started frisking his vehicle.

“During frisking he took a cash amount of Rs 7000 from my dash board and when I tried to stop him he started to beat me and took the cash away,” Tariq alleged.

He said that today morning he went to the police Barzulla station, where he lodged a complaint about the incident.

Meanwhile, Tariq appealed to the police and administration to arrest the culprit at an earliest.

“This is not the first incident in this area as many such incidents have taken place here before,” he added.

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