SRINAGAR: A police officer on Friday damaged the camera of a photojournalist associated with Kashmir Reader while he was discharging his pro¬fessional duties in Reshi Bazar area of Anantnag.
“I was covering stone pelting in Reshi Bazar area of Anantnag. A sub-Inspec¬tor and incharge police sta¬tion Sherbagh, Mohammad Yousuf Sofi came and asked me to leave the spot. As i told
him that i was discharg¬ing my professional duty he got infuriated and hit my camera with a bam¬boo damaging its lens,”, Muneeb-ul-Islam said. He said that the police officer also threatened to frame him in a false case. “You are a militant. I will frame you in a some false case,” Muneeb quoted the police officer as telling him.