Former J&Ok chief minister and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday accused the CID of preserving the get together’s youth wing president, Waheed Para, in “inhuman conditions” and accused the division of implicating him in a “fraudulent and politically motivated” case.
Para has been within the custody of Counter Intelligence (Kashmir) at Srinagar since January 9, the identical day that he was granted bail in a separate case filed by the NIA.
Mehbooba claimed on Twitter that the CID had changed the top of the SIT probing the case “because he refused to be an accomplice in framing invented charges”. “Waheed is being persecuted & tortured to admit the false allegations. Since an admission didn’t happen he is being kept under inhuman conditions. This investigation has been fraudulent & politically motivated from day one,” she wrote.
Terming the actions of the authorities “shameful and appalling”, the previous CM stated that the “the norm dictating such deceitful investigations is ‘Show me the man & I’ll show you the crime’”.
Responding to the allegations, J&Ok Police, with out naming Mehbooba, stated that the feedback with regard to CID’s investigations made on social media had been “unfortunate” and elevated the chance of “adversely influencing witnesses”.
In an announcement, police stated, “Recent comments about CID investigations in the public domain through social media are unfortunate for two reasons: for being factually incorrect and making CID officers vulnerable to increased threats and enhanced risks. It is also fraught with the risks of adversely influencing the witnesses and the course of investigation. It is factually incorrect that an under investigation person was tortured. CID investigations are done professionally and as per law.”
The assertion added that each arrested individual is offered earlier than competent courtroom periodically as per legislation. Every arrested suspect has entry to well being care in addition to medical doctors.
“It is neither proper nor lawful to discuss and pass verdict like remarks in the public domain about ongoing complex investigations,” it stated.