Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Friday criticised Omar Abdullah’s speech in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly ,where the Omar questioned the state government’s intention over the killing of civilians in Shopian and demanded Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the Killings.
Deputy Chief minister told ANI,“This was unfortunate stand by a former CM. Army, the institution making sacrifices for the country, don’t have rights to approach law?.”
“They are demanding that they (army) should be hanged for filing a return FIR but didn’t utter a word against stone-pelters,” added Singh.
The former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah demanded a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the killings of civilians in Shopian.
While addressing the members of Jammu and Kashmir State Assembly Omar said,”“I demand now a high level special investigation team should be constituted in Shopian matter.”
Omar Abdullah also said that ordering a magisterial probe into the killings of civilians in Shopian district and simultaneously registering an FIR against the Army was creating confusion.
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid had said no officer has been named in the F.I.R. over the Shopian killings. (ANI)