Srinagar: The family of Gowhar Nazir Dar of Zainakote locality here, who died after a teargas shell fired allegedly by CRPF hit his head in November last year, on Tuesday demanded that the probe report of the killing should be made public.
The family of the slain youth visited Press Enclave Srinagar yesterday alleging the authorities were trying to hush-up the case despite promise of the then Chief Minister late Mufti Muhammad Sayeed that probe report will be made public within two weeks time.
Six months have passed and yet we are not being informed about the outcome of the probe report, Nazir Ahmed, the father of the slain engineering student said adding that probe report is complete and yet to save the killers the report has been dumped.
Authorities had ordered a magisterial probe into the killing of my son who died in CRPF action last year. Additional Deputy Commissioner Nazir Ahmed Baba was appointed inquiry officer. We produced 18 witnesses before the inquiry committee who all held CRPF guilty of killing my son. Even a murder case stands registered against CRPF officer Mr Rakesh in police station Parimpora. Still the government is mute over the outcome of the probe report, he said.
Neither the government wants to inform us nor is it ready to make the findings public. This is sheer injustice with us, he said.
Additional Deputy Commissioner Nazir Ahmed Baba said I completed my job and submitted the probe report to the government. The report is with the Home Department and it has to take a call on it, Baba said.
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