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Man shot dead at Farooq’s Jammu house: Father says, ‘his son was murdered under well-thought conspiracy’


Jammu, August 8: The father of a youth, who was shot dead by CRPF guards at the residence of National Confernce leader Farooq Abdullah at Bhatandi Jammu Wednesday claimed that his son was murdered under a well-hatched conspiracy. He accused police of going soft on ‘criminals’ responsible for the murder of his son Syed Murad Shah.

Syed Junaid Shah, the father of the slain youth said that he has hundreds reasons to believe that his son was killed under a well thought conspiracy. “How can my son break the gate and park his vehicle at ease in the lawn amid heavy security cover. Why police is reluctant to make CCTV Footage public. Why three bullets were pumped into the chest of my son when he was unarmed,” Shah said.


While demanding the arrest of the personnel involved in his son’s “cold-blooded murder” and registration of an FIR against them, Shah said it should be made public that how many times his son was seen at Farooq Abdullah’s residence earlier.

The youth’s killing triggered massive protests by his relatives. Various political parties, including the BJP and Congress, had demanded a thorough probe into the incident.

Shah demanded that those who killed his son should be arrested till the magisterial inquiry is completed. He demanded that the cell phone confiscated from his slain son should be handed over to family. “It should be investigated who called his son last time on his cell phone. The cell-phone is lying with police that needs to be handed over to probe committee,” he said. (CNS)

 FIR stands registered into the Bathindi incident, no FIR can be filed against second party: IGP Jammu

Srinagar, August 8: Police on Wednesday said that an FIR has been already registered into the Bathindi incident in which one youth was killed when he allegedly tried to enter into the residence of National Conference president and former chief minister Dr Farooq Abdullah. Police clarified that FIR can’t be filed against the second party unless and until the court directs to do so.

IGP Jammu S D Jamwal said “FIR into the incident as per the precedence and rule has been already registered and to ensure a transparent and fair probe a magisterial enquiry has been ordered.”

When asked about the demand of FIR against the CRPF men who opened fire on the youth, IGP Jammu said “FIR against the second party can’t be filed unless and until there is a directive from the court.”

When his attention was drawn towards the demand raised by PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti for an FIR against the CRPF men, Jamwal said, “FIR against the second party can’t be filed unless and until there is a directive from the court. We don’t investigate incidents on political lines but there is an institutional and administrative mechanism in police to investigate the incidents. As per rules FIR is lodged into the incident and in this case we will wait till the outcome of the magisterial probe.” (KNS)