Saif Ali Budgami
Badgam, May 12: Massive protests have been witnessed from many parts of Jammu and Kashmir, that include the areas of main town Budgam, Pattan Baramullah, Magam Budgam, Khomaini Chock Budgam, Gundhasibhat Srinagar, Press Colony Srinagar, Alamgri Bazaar and many parts of Jammu region. To demand death penalty of the culprit publicly at the earliest hours.
The demonstrations started when a boy named Tahir Rehman S/O Abdul Rahman Mir of Malikpora Trehgam Bandipora said be 20 years old raped a girl Masooma of 3 years old at the far village of Bandipora district Malikpora Trehgam.
Though the situation had been a bit calm after Bandipora Police had arrested the culprit and sent him to jail, assured to take strict action against the culprit.
However situations got worsened after one of the authority letter of the School named as Islamic Educational Trust branch Trehgam went viral on social media. The letter stamped and signed with principal of the school mentions the culprit Tahir Rahman S/O Abdul Rahman Mir R/O Malikpora Trehgham as 10 years old, that people consider all reverse. And claim him more than twenty.
Soonly, after the letter was viral on social media on Saturday noon hours thousands of people came out to the streets against the school principal. They objected the letter and urged authorities to take speedy action against him as well for covering this inhuman crime.
“This act of shame was not done with a particular person or any community but whole humanity. This is really a shame and more shame was this authority letter of the school that tried to justify the culprit”. Said Wilyat Ali a protester.
Protesters also showed deep anger for Huriyat Conference and main stream Politicians for being silent spectators on this heinous case.
“Huriyat Leaders and Politicians are always at front to give strike calls and press releases even on small issues. But we don’t know where they have been in deep slumber since last three days. And Politicians did even beg the people in the doorsteps when they need votes. But we don’t know how can they avoid the people who have elected them” Said a protester Syed Rizwan.
Moreover heavy clashes and stone pelting erupted between protesters and police in many parts like Magam and Khomaini Chock Bemina of district Budgam.
Police has arrested the school principal for making the fake D.O.B report of the culprit and worded for the strict actions against him. They further added that many pictures and videos are used in the name of victim which are totally baseless and urged people not pay heed to such rumors. And be aware of the sharing of any content on social media networks unless properly investigated.
Note: The name of the victim is changed.