Magisterial probe ordered into teen’s killing


ANANTNAG: The government has ordered a magisterial probe into the death of 15-year-old Suhail Ahmad Lone who fell to the bullets of CRPF personnel in Kulgam on Saturday last.
As the anger over the killing refuses to die down in the southern district, government Monday ordered a magisterial probe. “Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kulgam has been appointed as inquiry officer. He has been asked to finish the probe and submit the report within 15 working days,” Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam, Nisar Hussain Wani told Kashmir Reader.
He appealed people to cooperate with the inquiry officer. “I appeal the people and the family of the deceased to cooperate with the inquiry officer so that the probe is completed within the stipulated time. I assure them that the probe will be conducted fairly,” the DC said.
“Witnesses should not hesitate to come forward to share with the inquiry officer whatever they know about the incident,” he said.