Mentally deranged person involved in desecration of shrine, mosque in Tral: Police

SRINAGAR (KIMS) — Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday said that a mentally deranged person was involved in desecration of shrine and a mosque in Dadsara area of Tral town in Pulwama district.

“Regarding yesterday’s incident of disrespect to local shrine and mosques in Dadsara in Tral by damaging windowpanes and also act of displacing the Quran pak in a manner lacking respect, subsequently based on evidence, Police in Awantipora during investigation has identified the perpetrator of crime namely Manzoor Ahmad. The said person is found to be mentally deranged person from Tral involved in the incident,” the Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a statement.

“Investigation with his family and acquaintance indicated that the said person has proclivity of showing such behaviour earlier also. Further investigation is going on,” the statement said.

“People are requested not to pay heed to any rumours and not fall prey to scrupulous elements and vested interests to vitiate atmosphere for their own interests,“ the statement said.

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday had registered a case under relevant sections of law against the miscreants who attempted to desecrate shrine and a mosque during the intervening night of Thursday-Friday in Dadsara area of Tral town of Pulwama district. — (KIMS)