Justice will be done: Divisional Commissioner

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan, Monday said that J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik has issued clear-cut directions to police and the administration to conduct the probe into the alleged rape of a three-year-old girl in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on fast-track basis. Khan while appealing for calm and peace across Kashmir assured that the investigation into the incident will be taken to its logical end and the guilty will be booked as per the law.

Addressing the media men here, the Divisional Commissioner while terming the incident as very unfortunate appealed people to maintain peace at all levels and to remain calm.

“People should keep their faith in the administration and the police. Probe into the incident is already in full swing. I assure people of Kashmir that justice will be done and whosoever is the guilty, will be brought to book as per the law,” he said.

The Divisional Commissioner said that there are clear-cut directions from the Governor Malik to conduct the probe into the heartbreaking incident on fast-track basis. “Police and the administration are already on job and I assure the people of Kashmir justice will be done very soon,” he said, adding that he was monitoring the investigations himself.

Khans said the probe will be conducted in a time-bound manner.

The alleged rape of a three-year-old girl of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district has triggered widespread anger across Kashmir.

Meanwhile, an official spokesman said that anybody having “grievances” with regard to Bandipora incident, can “personally contact the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir immediately”.