The Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) has threatened to gherao BJP ministers if the FIR registered against Army officers is not withdrawn. Police have registered a case against unnamed Army personnel in the incident of allegedly using a civilian as a human shield against stone-pelters during the polling in Beerwah area of the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency. "We demand withdrawal of the FIR against Army personnel.
The BJP and its governments at the Centre and the state should to seek unconditional apology from defence personnel for slapping cases against them," JKNPP chairman Harsh Dev Singh said here today. "JKNPP workers will gherao the BJP ministers if they fail to seek unconditional apology from the Army and other security forces for bringing disgrace to them and the nation," he warned. Singh condemned the assault and humiliation of security forces by the stone-pelters and registration of FIRs against unnamed Army personnel by the state police.