Sukesh Khajuria reaches Nageen, records statement against ex-CM Dr. Farooq Abdullah

Writ petition seeking expeditious completion of the ongoing preliminary inquiry against former chief minister of state into his pro-freedom speeches took a new turn today when the petitioner Sukesh C Khajuria a social activist of Jammu appeared before SHO police station Nageen Srinagar pursuant to summons issued by Investigating officer for recording his statement in the preliminary inquiry initiated on the complaint of Petitioner.
In his statement recorded by inspector Tanveer Khan SHO police station Nageen Srinagar the petitioner reiterated the contents of his complaint initially lodged by him on February 28, 2017 to the district magistrate Jammu which was subsequently forwarded to the district magistrate Srinagar.
In his statement, petitioner submitted that Dr Farooq Abdullah while addressing a gathering on the occasion of 111th birth anniversary on his father Late Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on December 5, 2016 at Naseem Bagh Hazratbal Srinagar indulged in commission of offence under section 124-A RPC as he openly sided with the separatists particularly Hurriyat Conference and extended complete support for the so called freedom movement.
The petitioner in his statement also submitted that Dr Farooq Abdullah openly said,”be united, move ahead, take this freedom moment forwarded and we will never be free if we don’t get united and if we are divided we will be at loss”.
Petitioner further in his statement stater that yet another seditious speech was made by Dr Farooq Abdullah on February 24, 2017 at Nawa-e-Subh Srinagar where a function had been organised to commemorate the second death anniversary of former NC general secretary Sheikh Nazir. Speaking in Kashmiri language, Dr Farooq had said, “Our youth are not sacrificing their lives for becoming MLAs, MPs or ministers but for their rights. This is our land and we are its rightful owners.
The boys joining militant ranks are sacrificing their lives for the freedom of their nation. This (generation) is out to achieve the freedom for this nation. These youth have chosen a path and they have promised to God, you are the soul giver and taker of lives but we will sacrifice our lives for this nation”. Investigating officer after recording the detailed statement of the petitioner furnished a copy to the petitioner also.
Earlier on September 1,2017 justice Janak Raj Kotwal of J&K high court Jammu wing issued notices to the SSP Srinagar and SHO police station Nageen in a writ petition filed by whistle blower Sukesh C Khajurua wherein he is seeking the monitoring of the preliminary inquiry against Dr Farooq Abdullah by the state high court so that it reaches to the logical conclusion. The petitioner has also referred various judgement of Apex court including Lalita Kumari v/s state of UP wherein a constitution bench of the apex court has ruled that as preliminary inquiry in a criminal case should not exceed 15 days.
The petitioner for monitoring of the preliminary inquiry by the state high court has replied upon the judgement of the the supreme court Vineet Narain v/s union of India (Hawala Case) wherein the supreme court held that when the accusation are leveled against the high profile politicians/bigwigs then the constitutional courts must monitor the investigation till it’s completion so that the confidence of the public is instilled in the fairness/impartiality of the investigation.

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