FIR registered after soldier shot directly into protester's head: J-K DGP

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir), Apr. 14 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid on Friday said that an FIR has been registered into the killing of a protester by a paramilitary trooper, who fired at him at point-blank range in Budgam area during Sunday's by-poll. Vaid told ANI that a general FIR has been filed as the video's authenticity needs to be verified. "It is a matter of investigation and action will be taken against whoever is found guilty," he added. A video has come to light in which a trooper shoots directly in the head of a stone-pelting protester outside a polling station in Budgam. (ANI)