Shopian Killing: BJP lawmaker dares police to lodge as many FIRs as it wishes


Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Ravinder Raina on Sunday said that “army did the right thing” by opening fire in South Kashmir’s that left two protesters dead and nine persons were wounded on Saturday.

BJP MLA also dared the police to register “as many FIRs as you want” as army enjoys the impunity under Armed Forces Special Powers Act, the army has its own court.He said that there is nothing like a magisterial enquiry.

Reports said He was addressing to media persons on the sidelines of an army function near the Line of Control (LoC), the legislator said that “What army fire in self defence, for the security of the nation and as per law…it was extremely important and much needed…this was very important…the army did the right thing.”

Raina said that Pakistan was trying to fuel violence in Jammu and Kashmir. “Pakistan is making repeated attempts to worsen the situation in Jammu and Kashmir…attempts are being made to snatch the weapons of our soldiers…attacks are being carried out on our soldiers…soldiers are being injured…vehicles of our soldiers were damaged…in such circumstances our soldiers won’t worship them,” he said.

He also lashed out the government over the amnesty scheme announced for stone-pelters in the state.
He said that put stone pelters behind bars and they will learn a lesson,” he added.


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