Army files counter FIR in Shopian firing case, says ‘we responded to ultimate provocation’
Pune: The Military on Wednesday filed a counter FIR in Shopian firing incident, wherein Main Aditya has been booked.
Defending the Military, Northern Military Commander Lieutenant Common Devraj Anbu on Wednesday mentioned that the Military had opened fireplace right into a crowd in Shopian within the face of the “final provocation” by a stone-pelting crowd.
Calling the FIR in opposition to the Military, which is registered by the Jammu and Kashmir Police as “unlucky”, Lt Gen Anbu known as it mentioned that there ought to have been generic FIR within the matter.
“That’s an unlucky factor, in such a case a generic FIR ought to have been filed. I feel they’ve prematurely put the identify of a person, I’m certain once they examine fact will come out. However what the state authorities did, we had our personal inquiry and are clear that we responded after we have been provoked to the last word,” he added, as per PTI.
In the meantime, the loss of life toll within the alleged Military firing on a mob in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday rose to a few after a critically injured youth succumbed to accidents.
Rayees Ahmad, who was among the many 9 individuals injured within the Military firing final week, succumbed to accidents at a hospital right here this morning, police mentioned, PTI reported.
With this, loss of life toll within the firing incident at Ganovpora space of Shopian has risen to a few.
The Military opened fireplace on a stone-pelting mob on January 27. The Military claimed it had opened fireplace in self-defence after seven of its personnel have been injured.
The state authorities has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident.
Police filed an FIR below sections 302 (homicide) and 307 (try and homicide) in opposition to Military personnel, together with a Main, concerned within the incident.
(With Company inputs)