Srinagar: Police on Wednesday prevented angry protesters who tried to set ablaze house of an alleged army informer in Lolab area of frontier district of Kupwara.
The protesters were marching towards the house of the accused when a police party stopped them.
They alleged that the alleged informer had helped army to kill a militant in Lolab yesterday.
Local residents also demanded social boycott with the accused and his family.
The situation, according to witnesses, is tense in the area.