Union Minister Jitendra Singh terms mutilation of soldier’s body as ‘Atrocious’

0

Terming the mutilation of a soldier’s body by terrorists as “atrocious”, Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said human rights of soldiers should take precedence over anybody else’s rights.

Jitendra Singh
Photo: News 18

“There can’t be anything more atrocious than this,” Mr Singh told reporters in Jammu.

“I’m always of the view that the human rights of soldiers should enjoy precedence over human rights of anybody else”, he said.

Also Read:  Meat exporter Moin Qureshi detained at IGI airport in money laundering case

On Saturday, terrorists, aided by cover fire by Pakistani Army, crossed the Line of Control and killed an Indian army jawan and mutilated his body in Macchil sector of Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

“Gradually the entire world is coming around to India’s point of view. Pakistan stands exposed. Pakistan has failed to reconcile with the idea that Jammu and Kashmir is a part of India,” the Union Minister said.

Also Read:  Delhi government bans Chinese 'maanjha' in the capital

He said the nation was confident that the security forces and the government were capable of responding to any kind of threat at the borders, he added.

“The longer Pakistan continues to remain in denial mode the more it is going to harm itself,” he added.

Also Read:  Kejriwal government will give job to Rohith's brother, late scholar's family to relocate to Delhi

In a similar action in 2013, Pakistani soldiers had beheaded an Indian soldier and mutilated another’s body in Jammu and Kashmir’s Mendhar sector.

(With inputs from PTI)

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here