1. State police needs to focus more on parenting than policing, says J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

State police needs to focus more on parenting than policing, says J&K Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday asked state police to handle the law and order more carefully.

By: | New Delhi | Published: October 28, 2016 5:11 PM
she asked both India and Pakistan to sort out the Kashmir issue by seating together like civilised nations. she asked both India and Pakistan to sort out the Kashmir issue by seating together like civilised nations.

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Friday asked state police to handle the law and order more carefully. She said that the state police need to do more of parenting job than policing while dealing with the present crisis in state.

The chief minister also took on separatists, by saying they use poor youth as shields against the authorities and none of them or their kin is ever injured during protests.

Earlier in the day, she asked both India and Pakistan to sort out the Kashmir issue by seating together like civilised nations, while asking the later to take more initiative.

Mehbooba Mufti stressed that war is not the solution to everything and both countries should sort out their differences in impeccable manner.

Life in the valley has remained paralysed since separatist called protest shutdown since the last 112 consecutive days, which has been extended till November 3.

At least 100 people have lost their lives and thousands wounded during this period. Nearly 9,000 people been arrested by the police during the unrest in the valley.

In the meantime, Pakistani troops continued ceasefire violation by opening fire and on Indian posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Jammu, Rajouri and Kathua districts , leaving a girl injured.

Both BSF and the Army responded “appropriately and befittingly,” a defence spokesman has said.

He also said that there was was unprovoked ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army Nowshera and in Pallanwala sectors of Rajouri and Jammu districts on Friday and added that they used small arms, 82 mm mortars, 120 mm mortars and automatics.

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