“The Defence Minister Mr A. K. Anthony has assured that the probe in the firing incidents at Pulwama on 28/12/2012, in which many civilians were injured, will be completed within shortest possible time and in no case later than 15/01/2013”, National Conference leader and Rajya Sabha MP Gulam Nabi Ratanpuri said in a statement issued on Thursday.
The defense minister gave this assurance to the MP meeting in Antony’s South Block office.
According to the statement, the Defence Minister expressed grief and anguish over the incident and expressed sympathy with the injured and their families. “He said that whosoever is found responsible for this incident will be dealt with severely to send a message that rule of law must prevail in all circumstances”, Ratanpuri said.
Earlier the MP briefed the Minister in detail about the events and circumstances and demanded speedy probe and justice in the matter.