Srinagar: Another cop posted where DSP Pandith was lynched
Sajad Khaliq Bhat, the Superintendent of the Northern Police of Srinagar, has been transferred following the lynching of SP MP Mohammed Ayub Pandith in Jammu and Kashmir, ANI reported.
Pandith was stripped and lynched by a mob out of Jamia Masjid’s story for Friday, sparking outrage across Kashmir and widespread condemnation, including Prime Minister Mehbooba Mufti and separatist leader of Hurriyat Umar Farooq Mirwaiz.
Describing the incident as “murder of confidence,” the prime minister wondered how long the police were to act in moderation, as he warned that there could be a backlash if force is losing patience.
Mirwaiz, the chief priest of the historic mosque in the Nowhatta area of the ancient city of Srinagar, condemned the incident, saying it was “outside the parameters of our values and our religion.”
DSP Mohammad Ayub Pandith was stripped and sentenced to death by the crowd around 12:30 on Friday when he was allegedly caught in the images of people leaving the mosque after the prayers of “Shab-e-Qadr” Police sources said.
When the mob attacked the 57-year-old police officer, who fired his gun, wounding three people.
From the Navpora area Pandith was beaten in such a way that it could not be identified for some time, sources said.
He is survived by a wife, daughter and son. Her daughter made MBBS in Bangladesh and is currently the home of Eid. Your child is a graduate student.
“The CSP was published in the mosque of access control to avoid vitiating the noxious atmosphere so that people can offer prayers in peace.
But some of them, for the security of which they deployed, the lynching, “Director General of Police Vaid S P said that the incident was” very unfortunate. ”
Citing a preliminary investigation, the police chief told the crowd he attacked the DSP when he left the mosque after checking access control.
“When the DSP out after checking the access control of the mosque, some caught it disgruntled while raising slogans and began to beat it,” he said.
The crowd then made a raidage targeting empty security stakes in the region. Police reinforcements were moved to restore normalcy in the region.
Vaid said two people have been arrested so far and a third has been identified.
“Everyone (involved in lynchisme) will face the law,” he told reporters DGP in the framework of the ceremony of placement of crowns for the police officer killed the district lines here.
He said an investigation into the case is under way.
When asked if the officer killed was there for the safety of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat Conference, said that the DGP, “Mirwaiz comes there.
It was a sacred occasion yesterday and it is expected that thousands of people in the mosque and had demonstrated security.
In defense of the shooting by the officer in which three people were injured, Vaid said: “The DSP had a pistol and had the right to self-defense.”
The incident occurred when Muslims across Kashmir observed ‘Shab-e-Qadr’ (night of power) involving night prayer and prayer in mosques and shrines.
The Minister said that the Jammu and Kashmir Police were one of the best police forces in the country and showed great restraint in the status of laws and ordinances.
“There can be nothing more embarrassing than that … It is a murder of confidence,” Mehbooba told reporters after attending the ceremony of placing crowns for the assassinated officer.
He said the officer had not gone to the mosque for personal work, but he was there to protect people’s lives and fulfill their duty.
“That is, J-K of the police is one of the best police forces in the country.
They are brave, but with the utmost restraint because they believe that it is their own people.
But for how long? The day your patience goes down, I think things are going to be difficult, “he said.