Bandipora: Azim Jan, a Bandipora based scribe was allegedly assaulted by a private school functionary after the former objected to the functioning of the school built on forest land.
Jan was allegedly beaten up with sticks and batons.
Jan had gone there to stop re-opening of a private school following the end of winter vacations. The school has allegedly been built on forest land. Jan has filed a petition in High Court raising objection on the construction of private school on forestland. Consequently, he claims, the High Court declared the construction illegal. Jan later approached the police for investigation.