J and K Govt. asks CRPF to punish those involved in civilian’’s killing

March 19th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Thursday directed the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to hand over their men who were involved in the killing a civilian mistaking him to be a militant.
The government has asked the police to register a case of murder against all those involved in the incident.
Earlier in the day, the CRPF had suspended one Assistant Commandant and three personnel in connection with the incident.
The CRPF personnel of the108 battalion went to a village in Pulwama district where they mistook 32-year-old carpenter Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Malik to be militant and shot him inside his residence.
Local residents have staged massive protests over the incident.
Malik’’s family alleges that paramilitary personnel entered Malik’’s house on noticing movement in the upper storey.
State police has have made it clear that all those involved in the killing would be arrested and tried as per law. (ANI)

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