In J-K, cop opens fire during marriage ceremony over argument; locals demand action

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A cop allegedly opened fire during a marriage ceremony in Nowshera town of Rajouri after which the locals of the area staged a protest demonstration, demanding immediate action against the accused cop.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), locals said that a heated arguments took place between the cop and a local  during a marriage ceremony in the town following which the cop allegedly fired from his service weapon.

“Although everyone including the local person escaped unhurt but such an incident is grave in nature and could have resulted in the loss of lives,” said the protesting people while demanding action against the cop.

Meanwhile, Police said that the investigation of the matter has been started and the cop has also been detained.

Notably, he was reportedly posted as PSO with the chairman of the Municipal Committee of Nowshera—(KNO)

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