J&K cop booked, disengaged from service for using abusive language

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Mubashir Bukhari

Srinagar (NVI): A Jammu and Kashmir Policeman has been disengaged from service and a case has been filed against him after a video went viral, showing him purportedly using abusive language while asking people to stay indoors during the lockdown.

Police officials said that the cop was seen in the video making announcement in Sopore area of north Kashmir.

The video was apparently shot at an isolated place and he was not seen as being a part of any announcement-making team of the police, the officials said.

However, he has been disengaged from service and an FIR has been lodged against him, the Sopore police said in a tweet.

Jammu and Kashmir police have booked more than 200 people in Kashmir for violating lockdown orders till now.