Srinagar: A man was injured in firing, allegedly by the government forces personnel outside their camp along the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Ramban district, official sources said. They said that a constable accused of firing on the man was later arrest.
Showkat Ahmad Nayak, working as a security guard of a construction company, was on his way home from work when he was allegedly fired upon by the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel near their camp at Chapnari last night at around 9.15 pm, they added.
The incident sparked protests as the locals demanded action against the erring SSB personnel who fired at the man without any provocation.
Confirming a gun-shot injury to a man in SSB firing, police sources said the police had launched a probe into the matter.
Meanwhile, Police have arrested a constable of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) who shot Nayak last night.