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Anyone misbehaving with our soldiers should be shot dead: Yogeshwar Dutt

ANI  |  Sonipat (Haryana) [India] 

Joining Indian batsman Gautam and former opener in condemning the video featuring a security personnel being roughed up by a youth in Srinagar, Olympic wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt on Sunday said that anyone who goes against the country and misbehaves with our soldiers should be shot dead.

"What has happened is extremely wrong. Our jawan was insulted. He was brutally attacked and his helmet had also rolled down the road. It is extremely insulting for to see a youth thrashing our jawan. This is very saddening. Anyone who goes against the country and misbehaves with our soldiers should be shot adead," Yogeshwar told ANI in an exclusive conversation.

The Indian wrestler further insisted that the security forces should be given full power to deal directly with such elements.

"Security forces should be given free hand to deal with such elements, otherwise it won't stop," he stated.

had earlier said that at least a 100 jihadi lives must be taken for every slap on an Indian soldier's face.

had also expressed his ire over the video, saying abuse of the country's jawans is completely unacceptable.

The video features a personnel using immense restraint even when he was attacked by the youth, while returning from a polling booth in

The video shows the jawan walking when suddenly a local attacks him. The impact of the attack makes the jawan's helmet roll down the road, causing him some injuries.

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is trying to ascertain the exact location of the video and the uploader.

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First Published: Sun, April 16 2017. 15:57 IST