VDC member arrested for shooting dead his uncle

Ramban: Police have arrested a Village Defence Committee (VDC) member for shooting dead his colleague in the mountainous district of Ramban

45-year-old Beer Singh was arrested for gunning down his colleague Tirath Chand of Chothan Senabhathi with his service rifle in Paristhan area of this mountainous district on Monday evening, a senior police officer told Kashmir Reader today. He said that police have filed a case FIR No 55.2015 under section 304 RPC at the Ramsoo police station and started investigations.

SHO Ramsoo Nasir Ahmed Dar told Kashmir Reader that police received information that a VDC member has been attacked and killed by a wild bear in the forests of Hingnee Dhar on Monday evening. He said a police team was deputed to the area to collect the body.

“After conducting post mortem, it surfaced that the VDC man was shot dead by his nephew, also a group member, with his 303 rifle” Dar said, adding “The accused VDC has been disarmed and detained to take investigations to its logical end,”