Mehbooba demands probe
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Aug 22: Reacting strongly to the revelation regarding unmarked graves containing more than 2000 bodies in 38 places of Valley, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti today demanded a high level probe by an impartial agency to establish identities of these unidentified persons. She demanded that DNA tests of the unidentified bodies should be conducted without wasting any time to give justice to the families of victims.
The PDP chief expressed surprise that despite downfall in the graph of militancy, fake encounters still taking places in this state.
The PDP chief recalled that since formation of this regime number of encounters on the LoC showed a sudden rise and there is apprehensions that majority of such encounters are fake. She especially mentioned the infamous Machil fake encounter. She also recalled killing of 70 year old beggar Habibullah Khan, who was dubbed as the longest surviving and oldest militant in the state by the forces. She further pointed towards latest fake encounter at Surankote. ďNot to forget for Pathribal to Surankote encounters it has been established that innocent people were killed in these incidents,Ē she observed and regretted that except cosmetic exercise nothing concrete has been done to punish those who were responsible for killing innocent people.
She mentioned that inquiry committee constituted after the Pathribal encounter had established the facts that the encounter was fake and staged managed but nothing has been done to give justice to the families of the victims. Furthermore the senior police officers have admitted that latest Surnankote encounter was fake, she observed.
The PDP chief also appealed to the civil society of the country to come forward and take up such human issues to help the people of Jammu and Kashmir to get justice.
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