In a shocking incident, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ayub Pandith in Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) in Jammu and Kashmir was lynched to death by a violent mob in downtown Srinagar on Thursday night, .
The deceased DSP was allegedly making a video of the local stone pelting, while objecting to this the violent mob attacked him.
After the situation became out of control, the deceased in his own defence open fire through his service pistol on the mob, in which three people got injured.
Another officer sacrificed his life in line of duty DySP Mohammed Ayub Pandith of Security beaten to death by mob at #Nowhatta last night.
— J&K Police (@JmuKmrPolice) June 23, 2017
The angry mob then proceeded to attack him more severely and ended up taking his life. Sources further told the news agency that the mob caught hold of Pandith, stripped him naked before stoning him to death. This horrifying incident turned the situation in the old city area tense. Pandith’s body was taken to police control room for identification.
The matter is being investigated further.
A wreath laying ceremony will be held for the slain officer.