In assembly, legislator Rashid asks: ‘What happened to Handwara probe’?

Independent Kashmir legislator and MLA Langate Er Rashid staged a protest on the first day of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Wednesday.

Rashid was demanding to know the status of probe ordered into killing of five civilians in forces action after protests erupted over the alleged molestation of a schoolgirl by an army soldier in Handwara town.

During the protest, Rashid held a banner which read: “What happened to magisterial probe of Handwara killings?”

Later, National Conference and Congress parties staged a walk-out from the assembly while demanding an answer from the government over the Handwara probe and proposed Sainik and Pandit colonies.

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