AWANTIPORA: A tipper on Monday crushed at least 50 sheep to death in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Reports said the sheep were crushed to death by dumper tipper bearing registration number JK13B-8930 near Police Commando Training Centre Lethpora area of Awantipora. The driver, however, managed to escape from the spot after killing 50 sheeps.
Gujjar Bakerwal Conference general secretary Choudhary Mohammad Yasin Poswal while talking to Kashmir Reader said that owner of the sheep was devastated as he has lost property worth 5,00,000 rupees in the incident. “The sheep owner along with sheep from Qazigund reached CTC Lethpora, an overloaded tipper crushed them,” poswal said.
He has demanded stringent action against the driver and full compensation for the sheep owner.
Police have registered a case FIR No 24 /2016 under section 279, 427, 429 RPC and are trying to nab the driver.