FDR seeks probe into Kathua village clash
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Jammu, May 31: Forum for Democratic Rights (FDR) has appealed Divisional Commissioner Jammu to initiate probe into the clash which broke out between two communities over sharing of potable water from a public source in village Rasoo of district Kathua some days back.
As per a press release a delegation of FDR members headed by president of Forum Prof. Zahur-ud-din today met Divisional Commissioner Pardeep Gupta. The members apprised the officer about the matter and also submitted a memorandum of their demands.
Prof. Zahur-ud-din said, “It is very shameful that such hate crimes are being committed in the villages of J&K, which is against the constitution of our country”.
He said that it was also alleged that under the patronage of political leaders, member of a particular section badly beat the people from other community and also lodged fake complaints against the victims as the concerned Station House Officer also allegedly favoured them.
“Same type of clash had also broken between two communities some months back but after the intervention of DC Kathua, the issue was resolved” they said, adding that there was need to take some stringent measures.
All the members appealed Divisional Commissioner to initiate an enquiry into the incident so that such type of incidents would not be repeated in future. Divisional Commissioner gave a patient hearing to the delegation members and said that he had already instructed deputy commissioner Kathua to sort out the issue amicably.
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