Thursday, November 19, 2009

Minister assures action in Shopian double rape and murder case

Asserting governments commitment to punish the people responsible for the Shopian murder and rape case, the Minister for Rural Development, Panchayats, Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Mr. Ali Mohammad Sagar said that no leniency would be done in this regard.
The Minister was addressing the series of public gatherings after taking review meeting cum public darbars at Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam. The Minister for Social Welfare, Ms. Sakina Itoo also attended the public darbar cum review meeting at Kulgam.
Sagar said that the Chief Minister, Mr. Omar Abdullah has already assured the people of Shopian that the culprits responsible for this heinous crime would not be spared at any cost. He said that the government is fully cooperating with the central government and in this regard every sort of logistic help has been provided to the CBI which is investigating the case. “We have promised the people of Shopian that guilty would not be spared at any cost and in this regard the Union Minister, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and the Chief Minister have already assured that action would be taken against the persons responsible this dastardly crime”, he maintained.
While referring to forces inimical to the peace, the Minister said that they would not be spared and every possible effort would be taken so that there nefarious designs are defeated.
The Minister while taking review cum public darbar at Pulwama was informed that an amount of Rs. 52 crore has been earmarked for various developmental works. The meeting was told that an amount of Rs. 4.77 crore has been spent under various social service schemes. Similarly, an amount of Rs. 62 lakh has been spent under R&B sector and Rs.1.2 crore has been spent under Irrigation sector.

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