Congress MLC Naresh Gupta has also alleged that MOS Home Sajjad Kitchloo masterminded the attack on the minorities in Kishtwar on Friday as stated by local people.Gupta also demanded a high level probe by the sitting high Court Judge to fix the responsibility of those who remained mute spectators and allowed the rioting and violence for over six hours and delayed implementation of the curfew.
In a statement Naresh Gupta saturday demanded high level probe by the High Court judge while raising pointed questions about how rioters in Kishtwar got hold of arms and who provided them the arms.
He said the MOS Home Sajjad Kitchloo was stated to be the mastermind behind the attack and his role should be thoroughly probed. Commenting on the free for all situation in Kishtwar on Friday Gupta said why the district administration failed to impose curfew restrictions and why army was not allowed to take over and deal with the law and order situation in time to prevent flare up of violence.
He said it was unfortunate even the pilgrims heading towards Machail yatra were targeted.He demanded to restore the confidence of the minorties the state govt should immediately provide relief to the affected population.He also appealed to maintain communal harmony in the area