Tral: A family in Seer Jageer area of Tral in Pulwama on Tuesday alleged that they were assaulted by army on Monday evening.
The family alleged that their daughter Ishrat Jan was dragged while her clothes were torn before she fell unconscious and was later taken to hospital.
While talking to the media, Ishrat alleged that the army dragged her out of the house and tried to take her away in their vehicle.
“I raised a hue and cry after which villagers came out and saved me. Army has been raiding our house frequently due to which we are feeling disturbed and insecure,” she said.
Ishrat’s mother said that her one son was already languishing in jail for the last three months, “while two others are being assaulted by the forces.”
The family demanded an end to such “atrocities” so that such an incident should not happen again.
Meanwhile, former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti said that this is not the first time that civilians from Seer village have been beaten up by the army.
“Army from Yagwani camp in Tral ransacked homes & ruthlessly thrashed a family last night.The daughter owing to her serious injuries was admitted to hospital. Not the first time that civilians from this village have been beaten up by the army in this area (sic),” Mehbooba tweeted.