Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today jumped into the CRPF Jawans abuse case and he did so, armed with a video of his own.
Omar Abdullah first released pictures on Twitter where he said that a young man was tied to the front of the army vehicle to ensure that no stones are thrown at the jeep. Stone pelters often target army vehicles hence, this action.
To another query, he said that none should use the CRPF jawan abuse video to justify the action of the army. He said that:
So we should expect no better from the army than from stone pelters?
He also said that he would like to see tv channels going ballistic on this video. But then he rhetorically added that probably the debate won’t happen because the rhetoric goes “Kashmir is ours” but to hell with Kashmiris.
Omar demanded an inquiry on the issue in these words:
Let's see channels going ballistic &having discussions with outraged panelists now. Probably not since "Kashmir is ours" hell with Kashmiris
— Omar Abdullah (@abdullah_omar) April 14, 2017
Omar then said that he understands that CRPF jawans abuse video created outrage but he added that he is also outraged that this video won’t generate a similar outrage. He did not give details on the video.
@abdullah_omar Can you tell the date, time, and place where it occurred?
— CurrenTriggers (@curren_triggers) April 14, 2017
Watch the video:
Many jawans and police personnel have got injured. During Budgam encounter as many as 40 CRPF, 20 police personnel got injured as per some reports.
The armed forces have been requesting the locals to support them. Stone pelters pelt stones to help terrorists to flee from the spot as was earlier asked by the Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa who wanted the stone pelters to throw stones in the name of Islam.
Budgam encounter (J&K): Stone pelters try to disrupt army operation against terrorists. pic.twitter.com/FJRbjARql1
— ANI (@ANI_news) March 28, 2017
Update: After the video went viral, Army has started an inquiry:
— ChinarCorps.IA (@Chinarcorps_IA) April 14, 2017
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