|Early Times Report|
BUDGAM, Oct, 31: At least five daily wagers of PHE department were arrested for allegedly disrupting water supply line in Sub Division Chadoora during their strike, which causes immense hardships to the people, officials said on Saturday.
The daily wagers, casual labourers and others under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Casual Labourers Forum had observed the Pen Down strike for 48 hours this Monday, over the pending demands.
Whereas in Budgam, the officials of the PHE department received complaints regarding disruption in water supply in Chadoora area, following which necessary actions were taken and five wagers were attested.
An official said in the PHE Department said that the daily wagers of PHE department disrupted water supply line in Sub Division Chadoora, thus causing acute water scarcity in some areas. He, however, said that Police have taken cognizance of the incident and the accused daily wagers have been arrested by Chadoora police.
A police officer said that five wagers have been arrested and have been identified as Javaid Ahmad of Wagar, President daily wagers Chadoora, Farooq Ahmad of Buzgoo, Mushtaq Ahmad Mir of Surasyar, Adil Qayoom of Shumnag and Muhammad Shafi of Branwar. He said that in this connection, a case under FIR number 197/20 under section 430, 427 IPC with 3 PDD Act has been registered at Police Station Chadoora.