Srinagar Encounter | Only fair probe can satisfy families: Omar Abdullah

Press Trust of India

Srinigar: Former Chief Minister and National Conference vice president Omar Abdullah on Monday said that only a fair and transparent probe can satisfy families of three youth killed in Lawaypora Srinagar last week.

“It is very important that the probe in to this encounter be concluded at the earliest. Only a fair & transparent probe, already promised by @manojsinha_ , will satisfy the families who have lost their loved ones who they insist were innocent,” Omar said in a tweet.

He said that the Lieutenant Governor has promised a fair and speedy probe in to this encounter national Conference member parliament and former judge of the high court Hasnain Masoodi called upon him and spoke to him about it.

“In the interim we hope the LG will order the handing over of the bodies to the families.”

Police claims that trio were militants, however, families said that trio are civilians and were killed in Staged encounter. (PTK)