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Using man as human shield: MP threatens agitation if action initiated against army major

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Right wing Parliamentarian, MP Pratap Simha has threatened of agitation in case action is taken against the army officer responsible for using a man as a human shield in central Kashmir’s Budgam district.

While uploading the picture of a man tied with ropes in central Kashmir’s district Budgam a BJP parliamentarian has called for a “nationwide campaign” if any action is taken against Major Leetul Gogoi, who has allegedly tied him to a jeep.

The Karnataka lawmaker tweeted this on Tuesday.

“If any kind of action is initiated against brave Maj Gogoi, let’s start a nationwide campaign to support him,” MP Pratap Simha tweeted on Tuesday.

This message came a day after the India’s top law officer, attorney general Mukul Rohatgi, said the officer should be “applauded” and not criticized.

After a video clip surfaced last week showing a man tied to a jeep army is in the middle of a controversy.

The man who was seen tied to the army vehicle was identified as Farooq Ahmad Dar. A resident of Chill Arizal village of Beerwah, Farooq was tied with ropes and was used as a “human shield”.


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