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Dr Farooq Abdullah allegedly terms SIT report in Hyderpora encounter as false, demands judicial probe


SRINAGAR: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah Thursday termed the SIT report into the Hydeprora encounter as “false” stating that there should be a judicial probe to bring justice.

Talking to the reporters on the sidelines of a function a Tagore Hall in Srinagar, Dr Farooq alleged that police (SIT) report into the Hydeprora encounter is “false and wrong”.

“Police have tried to save itself as the fact remains those killed in the encounter were killed by police,” the NC chief alleged. He said that there should be a judicial probe to nail the truth. Dr Farooq’s statement on Hyderpora comes a day after SIT chairman (DIG Central Kashmir range) had stated that statements from political leaders may invite “penal provisions as per the law” as the same can “trigger fear, alarm and provocation.”

At Real Estate Summit held in Jammu, Dr Farooq said, let the world react over it. “What would I say about it, let the world react over it,” he said.

About the delimitation panel’s report, he said that NC has framed a response and the same would be made public soon. “We have framed a response to the delimitation panel’s report, which will be made public soon,” he said.

The delimitation panel recently in its proposal advocated the addition of six seats to the Jammu region and only one seat to Kashmir. The proposal evoked sharp criticism and opposition from all the political parties except BJP—(KNO)


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