Man booked for renting plot to Rohingyas in Jammu

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Srinagar

A man has been booked for allegedly renting out his plot to Rohingyas, to construct Jhuggies, in Channi Rama area of Jammu, reports quoting sources said on Friday.

“A man namely Jagdish Chander of Ramnagar, Udhampur, who is presently putting up in Channi Rama area in city outskirts has been booked for allegedly allowing Rohingyas to set up Jhuggies in his abandoned plot,” reports said quoting reliable sources.

They said that he had allowed the families to construct Jhuggies in his plot without informing the police.

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Locals had also lodged a complaint to police alleging that Rohingyas were involved in sacrilegious act wherein a cow carcass was found in the same area last week. Irked over the incident, a strong protest was also staged by the locals at Malik Market in Narwal area on the National Highway.

Meanwhile, SHO Police Station Channi Himmat, Inspector Sajjad Mir said, “The matter is being investigated but a case has been registered as the landlord has not provided the details and initials of persons living in his plot.”