BBC News report says, the authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir say a policeman has been lynched outside the main mosque in Srinagar, the summer capital .
However, police told Newsmen that, Muhammad Ayub had been deployed in plain clothes outside the Jamia Masjid mosque during the Friday prayers.
Locals allege that the officer had fired his gun into a crowd after getting into a quarrel with some youths.
Police say they have arrested two people in connection with the incident.
Reporters in India says, Kashmir police chief Sheshpal Ved said another suspect would be arrested soon. "The people involved in this dastardly act will face the law".
Prominent separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was speaking at the centuries-old mosque in old Srinagar's Nowhatta area when the incident took place.
An eyewitness told reporters that: "The police officer had a quarrel with a group of boys and he fired his silencer-fitted pistol, injuring two boys. The crowd pounced on him and lynched him".
Finally, the incident region is claimed by both India and Pakistan in its entirety. India blames Pakistan for fuelling the unrest in Kashmir, but Islamabad denied the claim by India.