Jammu and Kashmir Police foil lawmaker Rasheed’s march to secretariat against civilian killings
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday detained independent lawmaker Er Rasheed after he tried march to the Civil Secretariat in Srinagar to protest the recent civilian killings in Kashmir.
Reports said that Rasheed along with supporters tried to march towards the secretariat but a police party stopped them and bundled the independent legislator and his supporters into a van. Rasheed represents northern Kashmir’s Langate constituency in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly.
Earlier, Rasheed said that they staged the march to protest the civilian killings and BJP leader Lal Singh’s threat to the Kashmiri journalists.
The controversial BJP leader, who was expelled from the cabinet for rallying in support of accused in Kathua rape-and-murder, had last week threatened the Kashmiri journalists for what he said “creating wrong narrative on Kathua case”.