Lynching of Kashmir cop against Islam, humanity: Congress

Condemning the brutal lynching of Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ayub Pandith by a mob, Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday stated that the brutal act was against both Islam and humanity. “The way the DSP was lynched to death was so shameful. Killing a person in the holy month of Ramzan is condemnable. If the mob was suspicious about the identity of that person, then they should have informed the police instead of taking law in their hand. Such thing is against both the Islam and the humanity,” Azad told ANI.

Echoing similar sentiments, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti warned the people of the state to not test the patience of the security forces, who use restrain in dealing with locals. Last night, Pandith was lynched to death by a violent mob in downtown Srinagar.