Srinagar, 22 Jan (CNI): The residents of Sunjwan and Bhatindi areas of Jammu city staged a protest against anti-encroachment drive by government authorities which started early morning of friday.
Sources told that a group of people assembled and resorted to stone pelting, damaging a police bus and two JCB machines, the locals were objected by the protesters.
Added that the protesters raised slogans against the municipal authorities and other concerned government departments.
Meanwhile, locals said that amid darkness, authorities pressed into service it’s men and machinery to demolish structures in the area without serving any notice.
“The area is being targetted time and again despite the fact that a number of other localities in Jammu are also having structures on state land,” locals alleged
An official confirmed the incident and said that the situation is peaceful though as of now. (CNI)