Expressing shock and grief over the killing of Sumo driver Asif Iqbal in Kupwara, CPI(M) leader and MLA Kulgam has said that such incidents could have been avoided if the security forces would have exercised maximum restraint.
In a statement, Tarigami said that the law enforcing agencies are refusing to draw lessons from previous such experiences and warned that such killing is bound to inflame the situation. He demanded an immediate end to this recklessness.
“Unfortunately no distinction is being made between the civilians and militants” CPI(M) leader said and demanded an immediate end to impunity by the security forces.
He expressed solidarity with the bereaved families.