Junior beats up senior officer in govt dept; injured battling for life

Srinagar, November 18: After being beaten up for scolding his junior, a man working as a senior official in the office of Horticulture Department in Bijbehara town of Anantnag district is fighting between life and death at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar. The injured man has been identified as Asif Hussain Bodha.

As per media reports, the man rebuked his junior named Imtiyaz Ahmad Wani on Monday for not performing his duty properly and coming late every day. Later that day, Wani left from office, he came back  with some of his friends who barged the office. These people started beating up the senior official which caused him some really serious injuries.

The injured officer was taken to sub-district hospital in Bijbehara. The doctor examined him for the fact that there were some serious injuries on his head he was referred to the SKIMS in Srinagar.

According to his brother Majid Bodha, “He has developed a blood clot in the head and doctors are still reluctant to carry out surgery. He is being monitored by doctors and we are praying for his well-being.”

An FIR under Sections 307 and 332 of the RPC has been registered with Bijbehara Police and police has arrested the accused Imtiyaz Ahmad Wani and his father Mushtaq Ahmad. The official investigating the case said that the duo has been booked for attempt to murder and more arrests might follow during the course of investigation.

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