Killing aftermath: Police arrest brick kiln owner for non-compliance of government orders in Central Kashmir’s Budgam


Budgam, June 6, KNT: Police in Central Kashmir’s Budgam have arrested a brick kiln owner for negligence and non-compliance of government orders thereby endangering life and safety of non-local labourers.

The brick kiln is located in Magreypora area of Chadoora where militants a couple of days back had shot at two brick kiln workers among which one Dilkhush Kumar (18) son of Narayan Rishi Dev of Bihar succumbed. Another worker Goria of Gurdaspur Punjab had sustained injuries in the attack.

Confirming the arrest of brick kiln owner Muhammed Yousuf Mir, a resident of Chattergam, a police official said that an FIR vide number 102/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered against him at Police Station Chadoora and investigation taken up.

All the Brick kiln owners and managers have been advised to strictly follow the guidelines issued by government to ensure safety of the labourers working in their respective units. In-case of non-compliance or any negligence strict action is warranted under law. (KNT)

Tanveer Hussain

Tanveer Hussain is a video journalist working for news agency Kashmir News Trust (KNT) in Central Kashmir's Budgam.

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