A day after encounter, J&K DGP says, ‘seeing killers as innocent’

A day after three terrorists were killed in an encounter in Rambagh area of ​​Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on Thursday took a dig at those questioning the police action, saying some “see the killers as innocent”. started”.

Answer to a question on PDP chief Mehbooba MuftiQuestioning the encounter, he said, “There are people in a civilized society who somehow understand the truth, but try to say something which is far from reality. There are many people on social media who are trying to level allegations on the killing of terrorists.

“Unfortunately, there are people who have started seeing the killers as innocent people,” the DGP said.

The slain terrorists have been identified as Mehran Yasin Shalla of Srinagar and Manzoor Ahmad Mir and Arafat Ahmed Sheikh of Pulwama.

DGP Singh said that when Mehran was involved in the killings of several civilians, including school principal Supinder Kaur and teacher Deepak Chand, on October 7, Manzoor and Arafat as an over ground worker for the slain chief commander Abbas Sheikh of The Resistance Front. were working. An associate of Lashkar-e-Taiba.

“Mehran is the one who provided all logistical support to Abbas when he was active in Srinagar city and elsewhere. He along with his associates is responsible for the murder of Police Sub Inspector Arshad Ahmed, a grenade attack in Barbarshah last June in which an innocent civilian was killed, apart from killing Imran Ali Sheikh, a resident of Srinagar,” DGP Kaur and Adding Chand’s murder to the list, he said.