SRINAGAR: A retired Sub-Inspector of Jammu and Kashmir Police received all but 11 stitches after hit with an axe by a person in the Chadoora area of Central Kashmir Budgam district.
Sources told that a retired Sub inspector identified as Assadullah Bhat son of Gulam Muhammad Bhat, a resident of Madbal Chadoora was hit by an axe by one Momin Mushtaq Dar, son of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar, a resident of Chadoora village.
Bhat was immediately shifted to SDH Chadoora where he received 11 stitches on his hand and his condition is said to be ‘stable’, they said adding, that the prima facie of the incident was to snatch money from the injured person.
A police officer confirmed the incident and said the incident had happened Thursday and a case has already been registered in police station Chadoora, while the accused has been arrested and an investigation of the case is going on. (KDC)