CRPF withdrawn from Baramullah

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Srinagar, July 1(ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to withdraw the Central Reserve Police Force from law and order duties in Baramullah.

In a late night development, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah asked the Jammu and Kashmir Reserve Police to replace the CRPF.

The alleged harassment of a Muslim woman by CRPF personnel prompted the decision.

According to state police officials, a case has been registered against a CRPF trooper and officers have been asked to hand him over to state police custody.

The State Government has initiated a magisterial enquiry into the incident. (ANI)

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