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Security forces shouldn't treat youngsters like criminals in J&K: Rajnath

Rajnath says security forces have asked to avoid the use of excessive force while dealing with law and order situation

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Home Minister today said in Jammu and Kashmir have been asked to treat youngsters, who might have committed some mistakes, under the and not like

have also been asked to avoid the use of excessive force while dealing with law and order situation, he said.


"I appeal to the youth not to be swayed by the attempts of some people and stay away from stone-pelting. We all including the Prime Minister are concerned about the future of the youth," he told reporters here.

The Home minister said the people of Jammu and Kashmir want to shape their destiny and future by their hard work.

"Terrorists have destroyed many generations and we will not allow them to destroy one more generation. I have told the to treat youngsters, who might have committed some mistakes, under the Juvenile act. They should not be as criminals," he said.

"However, we will be firm in our response to terrorists and their activities.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 15:40 IST
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