Kashmir Bar Association members protest against police attack in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Mar 30 (ANI): Members of the Kashmir Bar Association took out a protest march through the streets of Srinagar on Monday in protest against an alleged police attack on their Vice President, Eijaz Ahmad Bedar.

The rally commenced from the High Court and ended at Regal Chowk in Srinagar.ondemning the attack by the police on a senior functionary of the bar, the protesting lawyers resorted to the chanting pro-freedom and anti India slogans.

Later, Mian Qayoom, the President of the Kashmir Bar Association, termed the attack an act of state terrorism.

"We want to tell them that they can't pressurise Kashmir public all the time like this. We want that all people should condemn this incident. Police officials roam freely and say that there is nobody who can say a word to them as they pay 7,000 rupees every week to their superiors. Then you can very well imagine what police is doing in Kashmir," said Qayoom.

Qayoon claimed that the attack was carried out at the behest of the Senior Superintendent of Police, (SSP) (Srinagar) at Batmaloo.

He accused the police of misusing certain prevailing regulations under the Jammu and Kashmir Disturbed Areas Act. (ANI)

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