Srinagar: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has claimed Indian Army soldiers in Kashmir “like to swap the weapons” they seize from militants, media reports said on Monday.
“If a soldier doesn’t have confidence in his weapon, how can he fight?,” Singh said,” reports quoting Amarinder Singh as saying.
“The soldiers of the regiment I served with are now posted in Kashmir. They like to swap their weapons with the ones they seized from terrorists because they like them better. If a soldier doesn’t have confidence in his weapon, how can he fight?,” Singh made this claim during a conversation in News18’s Rising India Summit. He also said the defence forces were “absolutely right” in demanding more budget.