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Youth tied to moving army jeep: Omar Abdullah demands investigation

ANI  |  Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) 

Former chief minister on Saturday demanded an investigation in the matter where a Kashmiri youth was tied to the front of a moving army jeep.

Omar urged to prosecute the guilty.

"Using youth as human shield is very unfortunate.

An inquiry should be initiated in this matter and the guilty must be prosecuted," Omar told ANI.

A video showing a Kashmiri youth tied to the front of a moving army jeep went viral yesterday after Omar shared it on his Twitter handle.

"This young man was TIED to the front of an army jeep to make sure no stones were thrown at the jeep? This is just so shocking!" Omar tweeted.

He followed it up with a video saying, "A warning can be heard (in the video) saying stone pelters will meet this fate. This requires an urgent inquiry and follow up NOW."

The video has evoked immense anger among people, with demands for an investigation into alleged brutalities by the in Kashmir.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 06:19 IST