SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police Wednesday rebutting the news regarding the missing of a lawyer said the person is under detention in Sub Jail Baramulla by orders from a magistrate. “This is in response to news item published in some newspapers purportedly on High Court Bar Association statement about so called missing of a lawyer. It’s hereby clarified that said lawyer has been detained,” reads a police statement issued to Kashmir News Bureau (KNB).
“It’s further clarified that mention of IGP office in the news item is incorrect. It would have been appreciated had the facts with police been taken on record involving the subject before placing the news item.” “The subject in question was called to Police Station Kreeri Baramulla and was bound down by magistrate. Police has sufficient ground for this action keeping records and materials available with us. The family stands accordingly informed,” the statement reads. The police further requested before circulation of any such news item where public institutions in this case senior police officer was mentioned, the facts in hand must be verified.