Srinagar, Aug 7: Describing the death of a youth who intruded his Jammu house by security forces as security breach, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah has sought a thorough and impartial inquiry into the incident.
A National Conference spokesperson here said that NC president Dr Abdullah met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at New Delhi on Tuesday morning and raised the issue.
“Dr Abdullah has sought a thorough and impartial inquiry into the circumstances leading to unfortunate death of a youth in what is described as security breach at his Bhatandi Jammu residence on Saturday,” he said.
Dr Abdullah, who is MP from Srinagar, also brought to the notice of the Union Home Minister different theories emerging in the media and versions of the family and friends of the deceased young man and said all the speculations had to be put to rest by bringing truth to fore. He expressed concern over the incident happening in the highly guarded residence, resulting into loss of life.
Dr Abdullah conveyed to the Home Minister that the concern of the family of the deceased cannot be overlooked and they are needed to be apprised about the circumstances leading to unfortunate death of the young boy, the spokesperson said.
Mr Singh shared the concerns of Dr Abdullah and assured that all aspects of the case would be inquired into and appropriate action taken on the findings, the spokesperson added. (UNI)