Jammu & Kashmir

Eight jailed as woman dies after being injured in scuffle in JK’s Poonch, say officials

Poonch: An elderly woman, who was among seven persons injured in a scuffle between two families over a land dispute in Sakhimadan area of Mendhar in Poonch district died on Sunday, officials said.

They said that a clash had taken place between the families of Mohammad Shafi and Shah Mohammad near Ziarat Chota Badshah over a land dispute on March 4 and seven persons were injured. One among them, Bago Begum (65), died at a hospital here, they said.

A police official told Global News Service that a case (FIR no 43 /2022) has been converted into 302, 307/34/342/447 IPC against 20 persons regarding the incident. “We have also arrested eight among the accused,” a police officer said. He said that among them includes ex-Sarpanch Mohammad Shafi.

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