Srinagar, May 13: Jammu and Kashmir People Conference on Wednesday strong condemned the senseless act of killing 25-year-old Mehraj ud din Shah for allegedly jumping a check post.
“We strongly condemn the killing of Mehraj din Shah, ostensibly shot at for jumping a check post.
Jumping a checkpoint must not be a reason to kill and we must not normalize shooting of our youth for minor incidents like these This is an unjustified and unjustifiable act of violence & an irreparable loss for family of the deceased.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. May Allah give them patience & courage to bear the loss in this hour of grief.
We also urge the government to probe the matter dispassionately and hold those responsible to account”, PC spokesperson Adnan Mir said in a statement.