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J&K Police registers FIR against Army for tying man to vehicle as human shield

Several Political Leaders Raised The Issue While Dubbing It A Serious Concern And Demanded A Thorough Investigation.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Vikas Mehta | Updated on: 17 Apr 2017, 08:07:16 AM
Jammu and Kashmir police registers FIR against Army for tying man to vehicle as human shield

New Delhi:

The Jammu and Kashmir police has filed an FIR against Indian Army in connection with a man tying up with a vehicle of Army as human shield during a rescue operation of security personnel and government officials who were trapped during election duty by stone-pelters on April 9.

According to Times of India, the police informed that it has registered a case under sections 342/149/506 and 367 of Ranbir penal code and a sub-divisional officer will conduct the probe.

Several political leaders raised the issue while dubbing it a serious concern and demanded a thorough investigation.

The Army had already said that it would investigate the video that led a controversy.

Also Read: J-K: Army investigates video of Kashmiri youth tied to army jeep against stone pelting

“In reference to the video showing a young man tied to an army jeep, the contents of the video are being verified and investigated,” a defence spokesman had said in Srinagar.

The video had led to an outrage with former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, terming it as “shocking”. 

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First Published : 17 Apr 2017, 07:05:00 AM