Srinagar, May 27: The J&K Police on Sunday refuted the Central Reserve Police Force’s (CRPF) and said that there was no stone pelting in the Bemina area of the Jammu and Kashmir region. A CCTV footage surfaced and showed that there was no stone pelting in the area and the mishap occurred. Srinagar Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Imtiaz Ismail Parray said that after seeing the CCTV camera footage, it it clear that there has been no occurrence of stone pelting and the accident took place as one of the CRPF driver lost control over the vehicle. Also Read - Pulwama-like Attack Averted After Army Recovers 52 kg Worth Explosives in Jammu and Kashmir
As per police officials, the CRPF vehicle turned turtle after its driver lost control of the vehicle near the Bemina area. Also Read - Kashmir: 3 Terrorists killed in Encounter With Security Forces in Batamaloo
The CRPF claimed that its 19 troopers were injured in stone pelting. “The CCTV footage was procured and it is clearly seen that the driver lost control which resulted in the mishap,” SSP said. He added that a case under relevant sections of law had been registered. Meanwhile, the injured personnel have been taken to JVC Hospital. Out of the 19 injured, 7 have been shifted to the Army’s Base Hospital. Another one is critical and is being shifted to Delhi for special treatment. Also Read - 'Revived Grassroot Democracy in J-K Despite Attempts by 1 Country to Derail This Process': India at Human Rights Council
Earlier today, CRPF Inspector General Rajdeep Sahie said that that the mishap took place after some miscreants pelted stones on the vehicle.