J K News Today
Jammu, March 8:
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has refused to order CBI inquiry into the alleged rape and murder of Asifa, a minor nomad girl , and she has categorically told a group of BJP ministers who called on her today to demand CBI inquiry into the sordid episode.
“ The crime branch is working and I am satisfied the way they are working , therefore there is no question of my changing the course of investigation at this stage,” she told the BJP ministers and cautioned them against any politicization or communalization of the issue. She , however, assured them that the inquiry would be free and fair and no innocent would be harassed or tortured. She told them that they should have trust in the High Court that is monitoring the investigations.
She questioned the two of the ministers Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga for visiting the agitators and alleging that it was “ jungle raj” in Jammu and Kashmir . “ This is not expected of the responsible minister.”
The BJP ministers, it is learnt also told CM that PDP ministers Naeem Akhtar and Altaf Bukhari’s statements were unacceptable.