Jammu and Kashmir to get committee to review security of protected persons

WION Web Team
Delhi Published: Aug 06, 2018, 06:28 AM(IST)

File photo of Farooq Abdullah. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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The state government on Sunday ordered the formation of a three-member committee.

Jammu and Kashmir is set to get a committee that will review the security of protected people in the state. The move came after an incident of a security breach was reported at former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah 's residence on Saturday. 

The state government on Sunday ordered the formation of a three-member committee which will be headed by Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Security.

An intruder, identified as 25-year-old Murfad Shah, tried to enter Abdullah's residence on Saturday but was shot dead by the CRPF personnel. Shah was a resident of Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir

"The intruder breached the main gate and went inside. He had a scuffle with the duty officers there. Duty officer was also injured. After that he entered the residence, there has been some sort of damage to the articles over there. Subsequently, he was shot dead," Vivek Gupta, SSP Jammu told ANI. 

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(With inputs from ANI

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