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Slain Kashmiri Pandit’s household calls for probe as mourners flock his Jammu home

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Slain Kashmiri Pandit's family demands probe as mourners flock his Jammu house


JAMMU: Mourners flocked the home of a Kashmiri Pandit authorities worker shot lifeless by terrorists inside his workplace in central Kashmir’s Budgam district Thursday, as his household and kinfolk waited for his physique and the daddy demanded a probe into the incident.

Rahul Bhat, who had bought the job of a clerk below the particular employment package deal for migrants in 20120-11, was gunned down by terrorists contained in the Tehsil workplace in Chadoora city.

“His body should be returned immediately and an inquiry ordered into the incident to identify all those who are involved in his cold-blooded murder,” his father Bita Bhat mentioned at his Durga Nagar residence within the outskirts of Jammu.

Wails and shrieks stuffed the home as mourners together with neighbours and kinfolk rushed to consolation the household after listening to in regards to the killing of Bhat, who was in his early 30s.

“I was at a hospital accompanying my ailing brother when a family friend called from Kashmir and informed me about the incident. I tried to contact the deputy commissioner of Budgam and the concerned police officers but my calls went unanswered,” the daddy advised the mediapersons attempting to place up a courageous face and maintain up his feelings.

He mentioned it was the accountability of the deputy commissioner to a minimum of inform the household as his worker was killed inside his workplace chamber in broad-daylight.

“If a person is shot inside his office, nobody is safe in the valley, when such a thing has happened it is a glaring example of the government’s failure. Those serving (among the Kashmiri Pandits) there are doing it at their own risk as the government has failed to provide security to them,” he mentioned.

A relative of Bhat broke down earlier than the media. “They have taken our children for dying there and not for jobs.” Bhat is survived by his mother and father, spouse and a minor daughter. His spouse and daughter had been placing up with him at Sheikhpora migrant colony in Budgam district.

Rakesh Koul, the BJP municipal councilor in south Kashmir’s Mattan, mentioned the selective killings by terrorists is a trigger for concern for the entire neighborhood, particularly those that are serving within the valley.

“We have risked our lives and returned to Kashmir with a hope to rebuild a connection with our roots,” he mentioned, as he tried to console the bereaved members of the family.

Bhat’s neighbours mentioned he was a radical gentleman and the information of his killing got here as a shock for them. Politicians reducing throughout get together traces condemned the killing and demanded stern motion in opposition to the perpetrators of violence.

“The coward Pakistani terrorists have once again bled the Kashmir by the cold-blooded murder of Bhat, those behind the killings will not be spared and will be eliminated by our security forces,” J&Ok BJP president Ravinder Raina mentioned.