A day after a mob lynched Deputy Superintendent of Police Mohammad Ayub Pandith, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has shunted out a senior officer from the area where the incident took place. In an order late last night, Director General of Police (DGP) S P Vaid ordered the transfer of Superintendent of Police (North Srinagar) Sajad Khaliq Bhat
Nowhatta, where the lynching took place on Thursday night, falls under the jurisdiction of the North Srinagar SP.
Bhat, an additional SP rank officer, has been asked to report to the police headquarters.
Sajad Ahmad Shah, the additional SP (Traffic City), Srinagar, will look after the duties of the SP North Srinagar, the order read.