During the protests, five policemen were injured and a tin shed burnt down.
SRINAGAR â€” Residents of Arwah village of central Kashmirâ€™s Budgam district on Sunday blocked the main road and protested against the alleged encroachment of a graveyard in the vicinity by a person.
Protesting people said that one person namely Mohd Maqbool Dar, son of Ghulam Mohd, a resident of Arwah, has encroached on a public graveyard by building a tin shed on it.
After protests, the infuriated people burnt down the tin shed of the alleged encroacher.
A police official while confirming the incident said that a police party was immediately sent to the spot to pacify the protesters, adding that at least five policemen have suffered injuries in the incident.
He said one policeman has received injuries on the head and is being treated in the hospital, and four others have sustained minor injuries.
Meanwhile, a case under relevant sections of law stands registered and investigations were taken up, he added. (GNS)
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