Shopian killings: NC demands arrest of the army men

Jammu: National Conference MLA Altaf Wani here on Thursday raised the issue of Shopian killings in the legislative assembly and sought immediate arrest of the army men responsible for firing the protesters and punishment to them. However, PDP MLA from Shopian Mohammad Yousuf Bhat sought compensation to the families of slain youth.

Raising the issue, the National Conference MLA from Pahalgam Altaf Wani told the house that two more injured youth have succumbed but the government is not seriously pursuing the probe order by it to punish the army men who fired on protestor resulting in the killing of four civilians so for. Intervening in the discussion the PDP MLA from Shopian Mohammad Yousuf Bhat demanded compensation for the families of youth killed in the army firing so far.

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