Intruder shot while trying to forcibly enter Farooq Abdullah's home in Jammu

04 August 2018, 02:37 PM
Intruder shot while trying to forcibly enter Farooq Abdullah's home in Jammu (ANI Photo)
Intruder shot while trying to forcibly enter Farooq Abdullah's home in Jammu (ANI Photo)

A man trying to forcibly enter National Conference (NC) leader Farooq Abdullah's home in Jammu was shot dead by security forces on Friday. When the incident happened, Abdullah was not present at his home.

Jammu SSP Vivek Gupta said that the intruder crashed his car into Abdullah’s home in Bhatindi area. He had a scuffle with the duty officers and entered the residence. The man was unarmed but started vandalising property there.

“The intruder breached the main gate & went inside. He had a scuffle with the duty officers there. Duty officer was also injured. After that he entered the residence, there has been some sort of damage to the articles over there. Subsequently, he was shot dead,” ANI quoted Vivek Gupta, SSP Jammu as saying.

Also Read | Shopian Encounter: Five militants gunned down; operation still on

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Farooq Abdullah's son Omar Abdullah said that he was aware of the incident that took place at the residence of his father.

"I am aware of the incident that took place at the residence my father & I share in Bhatindi, Jammu. Details are sketchy at the moment. Initial reports suggest an intruder was able to gain entry through the front door & in to the upper lobby of the house," Farooq Abdullah's son Omar tweeted.

Opinion | Imran Khan ‘Simple’ oath-taking ceremony – of sense and sensibility

First Published: Saturday, August 04, 2018 12:02 PM
For all the latest India News Download the News Nation App available on Android and iOS.