SRINAGAR: Coming down heavily on CRPF personnel for ransacking houses and a religious place in the city, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asghar Samoon Thursday appealed people to contact district administration in case CRPF personnel indulge in such activities again.
Meanwhile Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Baseer Ahmed Khan said that he will look into the matter and will try to find out where ransacking has taken place.
Strict action will be taken against the erring CRPF personnel. I fail to understand how they act independently when standard operating procedures (SOP) have been set for them. I want to assure people that whosoever indulge in excesses will face the music, Divisional Commissioner said adding that police in no way should give free hand to CRPF personnel.
When asked that CRPF personnel ransacked the Batamaloo shrine, beat people and smashed window panes in Dhobi Mohalla and at other places, Samoon said that desecration of religious places will not be tolerated and erring personnel will be taken to task.
We have set SOP for them and they (CRPF) have to act on the instructions of district and police officer. They cant act independently and I assure people that erring personnel will face the music, Samoon said.
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