Two PSOs Of BJP Leader Arrested For Thrashing Youth: Police
The altercation occurred over an attempt to overtake the youth's vehicle.
Banihal/Jammu, May 1
Two Personal Security Officers (PSOs) of a BJP leader were arrested for allegedly thrashing a youth and restoring to aerial firing on Jammu- Srinagar National Highway near Banihal town in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said today.
According to the police, BJP MLC Sofi Yusuf was on his way to Srinagar from Jammu when two of his PSOs allegedly beat up Amir Saleem, a resident of Hollan Banihal, last night following an altercation over not giving passage to the vehicle of the BJP MLC despite being signalled.
“The altercation occurred over an attempt to overtake. After thrashing the youth, the PSOs fired in the air to escape but locals caught them,” said an official, adding that both the PSOs were handed over to the police.
On a written complaint by Saleem, an FIR was lodged and the two PSOs arrested, officials said.