Arrests of 2 cops for destroying evidence appreciable: Nayeema

MAJID NABI. Dated: 3/9/2018 12:27:52 AM

SRINAGAR, March 8: State Women’s Commission Chairperson, Nayeema Ahmad Mehjoor Thursday said that the arrest of two policemen by Crime Branch for destroying evidence in Asifa’s case is worth appreciation.
Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function held at Kothibagh Girls Higher Secondary School on International Women’s Day, Mehjoor said the rape and murder of Kathua girl is heinous in nature which must not be politicized.
“Investigation in this case is on; it’s worth appreciation that police arrests its own people for destroying evidence, no one is above the law and the accused deserves stern punishment,” Mehjoor said.
The SCW chairperson said that Kathua incident is blot on the society which must not be looked through the prism of politics.
“I don’t know who plays politics, but I and my commission believe that the incident is blot on society. What I believe is that the criminal should be treated as criminal without linking the incident with politics,” she added.
Mehjoor asserted that the accused SPO should be brought to book for committing heinous crime “let law take its own course”
Expressing heartfelt sympathies with Kunan, Poshpora and Dardpora rape victims, the SWC Chairperson said the turbulences inflicted upon them is ‘excruciating’.
She said that the state government and Women’s Commission have been making all out efforts for rehabilitation and justice of Dardpora, Kunan and Poshpora rape victims.
“International Women’s day bears major importance for women Kashmir and elsewhere, our females should come forward and bring their issues and problems into the notice of authorities having role in policy making to have representation in these departments,’’ Mehjoor said.



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