Srinagar:Police has booked National Conference (NC) leader and former Judge Syed Tauqeer for inciting violence against forest Department.
An official said police has filed FIR No. 7/19 U/S 116, 506, 153 RPC against the former sessions Judge at Police Station Larnoo area of district Anantnag.
Earlier while addressing a rally in Kokernag area of the district, NC leader asked the people to chop off hands of forest department officials who oppose the construction of the road.
“I was told forest officials is opposing the construction of your road. You have my permission. Of anyone from the government forest department comes here again to oppose the road construction, cut their legs and arms,” Syed Tauqeer could be heard telling the voters in the shocking viral video. “It will take us 2-3 months to form the government. I am my party’s representative from the Anantnag. and if anyone from the department comes here and blocks the road, teach them a lesson and I can assure you no one will harm you,” Tauqeer said.
The former Judge joined the party a few weeks back and was welcomed into the party by NC vice president Omar Abdullah at Dak Bungalow Anantnag.