Mysterious death of teenage girl sparks protest in Pulwama


    PULWAMA: Mysterious death of a teenager girl triggers protests in Ratnipora village of Pulwama district on Friday.

    Protesters alleged that a teenage girl died allegedly after being molested by a bank employee. “The girl was in Jammu and Kashmir bank for some work when a bank employee tried to molest her. When she reached home she was crying and she fell unconscious. We shifted her to hospital where doctors declared her dead”, they said.

    The deceased girl have been identified as Insha Bashir Sofi of Ratnipora Pulwama while as the accused have been identified as Aijaz Ahmad, a bank employee. Police resort to tear shelling to disperse the protesters. While talking to PTK DySp Farooq Ahamd said that the accused employee has been detained. “We are investigating the case,” he said.