May 2004 News

Hakim Orders Probe Into Alleged Harassment By Security Forces

7 May 2004
The Times of India

Jammu: Minister for revenue, relief, and rehabilitation Hakim Mohammed Yasin has asked Deputy Commissioner Budgam to institute an enquiry into the allegations of harassment to the people of Choon Village in Budgam by a unit of security forces last night. Hakim issued instructions to Deputy Commissioner after a deputation of villagers apprised him of the harassment caused to the inhabitants by a local unit of security forces. He has expressed concern over the incident. Consequently, the Deputy Commissioner has ordered a probe into the allegations to be conducted by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Budgam who will submit his report within a fortnight. Meanwhile, Hakim has also asked Chief Secretary SS Baloeria and DGP Gopal Sharma to take up the matter with Corps Commander.


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