Srinagar: Days after a video went viral showing Central Reserve Police Force soldiers being attacked by youth, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police SP Vaid on Friday hailed the restraint shown by the CRPF personnel.
Images of a youth hitting a CRPF soldiers in Budgam had emerged soon after the elections.
Reacting to the matter, Vaid said that “any armed force in the world would have retaliated with force”.
“We have registered a FIR in police station Chadoora against the ruffians who heckled the CRPF personnel. They will be dealt with as per law,” the J&K DGP told news agency PTI.
The DGP further lauded the restraint and patience shown by the CRPF soldiers in the face of heckling and grave provocation by the youth.
“I admire the patience of the CRPF personnel … Any armed force in the world would have retaliated with force. It would have led to the death of those ruffians,” Vaid said.