Srinagar, June 6: Less than a week after militants shot dead a labourer from Bihar and injured a another from Punjab, police arrested owner of the brink kiln where the duo was working “for negligence and non-compliance of administrative orders thereby endangering life and safety of labourers.”
Budgam police in a statement said that the brick kiln owner Mohammed Yousuf Mir son of Mohammad Akbar Mir resident of Chattergam has been arrested subsequent to registration of FIR (102/2022) against him under “relevant sections of law”.
“Police in Budgam have arrested (Mir) whose brick kiln is located at Magraypora Chadoora for negligence and non-compliance of administrative orders thereby endangering life and safety of labourers,” it said.
Police said on 2 June, militants fired upon labourers in the Brick Klin resulting in death of one of the labourer namely Dilkhush Kumar son of Narayan Rishidev of Gaon Ladugarh, Purina and injuries to other (a resident of Punjab).
“All the Brick kiln owners and managers are once again advised to strictly follow the guidelines issued by administration to ensure safety of the labourers working in their respective units,” police said, adding, “In-case of non-compliance or any negligence strict action is warranted under law.”