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Probe ordered after policemen seen manhandling Shopian woman in viral video

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Srinagar,Feb 10 CNS:A video showing police men manhandling a women at a village in south Kashmir’s Shopian district has started doing rounds on social media since Sunday morning. The police has taken  cognizence of the video and initiated an enquiry.

Two policemen are seen manhandling a woman at her house in Shopian in the fifteen-second long video which has gone viral on social media websites.

The incident has taken place in Karewa Manloo village of the district on Saturday night.

A police spokesperson in a statement said that the police received a complaint from a man that his minor daughter was abducted with the intention of rape by Rameez Khan of Shadab Karewa. Khan, according to the spokesperson,  is already married.

The spokesperson said that as a police party raided the house of the accused to recover the abductee, they found two other accused Mohsin Khan and Saleem Khan in the house.

“While trying to effect the arrest of these accused, the other family members including women attacked the police to prevent them from effecting the lawful arrest of accused and successfully managed the escape of one of the accused,” a police statement said, adding that three police men suffered injuries in the attack.

It further said the video is being probed and an inquiry is ordered to examine the conduct of the policemen.