A complete shutdown is being observed today at Habba Kadal locality in downtown area of Kashmir capital Srinagar against the alleged thrashing of several inhabitants and smashing of their cars by the paramilitary CRPF men last evening.
All the shops and business establishments remained closed while transport remained off the roads.
The inhabitants staged a protest against the CRPF men who they alleged went berserk last evening.
“Without any provocation, the CRPF troopers thrashed several people, ransacked shops and damaged several cars,” alleged the locals.
The protesters were demanding action against the erring troopers.