Magistrate enquiry into killing of two citizen  in J&K

Magistrate enquiry into killing of two citizen  in J&K

Srinagar:  The Jammu and Kashmir administration has ordered for enquiry into the killing of two businessmen in Sringar’s Hyderpora. Police have killed two businessmen stating that they were terror associates.

However family members of the deceased said that they were innocent civilians. The J&K administration has ordered for magistrate investigation into the killings of two men for alleged terror links.

"We will look into the demands of the families. We are open to correction if anything has gone wrong. A police probe will also find out what went wrong," Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh said.

The Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor's office tweeted that it "will ensure there is no injustice to innocent civilian."

"A magisterial inquiry by officer of ADM rank has been ordered in Hyderpora encounter. The government will take suitable action as soon as a report is submitted in a time-bound manner. J&K administration reiterates commitment to protecting lives of innocent civilians and it will ensure there is no injustice," the Lt Governor's office tweeted.

Businessman Altaf Bhat and dental surgeon Mudasir Gul were killed during a controversial anti-terrorist operation in Hyderpora on Monday. Police initially claimed they were shot dead by terrorists, but later said they may have been killed in the crossfire. The police said both men were "terror associates" - a charge that provoked a furious reaction from family members and critics of the Jammu and Kashmir administration, NDTV reported.