People protest in Kathua, demand quick probe in suicide case

Jammu, July 24 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the family members, relatives and other locals led by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) President, Som Raj Majotra, held a protest demonstration against the Kathua Police for delaying the probe in Ashwani Kumar’s suicide case.

The people took out a protest march from the residence of victim and proceeded to the DC Office in Kathua.

They were raising slogans in support of their demands and were seeking the arrest of those involved in instigating the victim to commit suicide in a land sale case.

The protesters met with DDC Kathua, Rahul Yadav, and handed over a memorandum appealing him to interfere in the matter so that the justice could be delivered to the bereaved family.

Addressing media, Som Raj Majotra said that ten days ago Ashwani Kumar alias Sonu Kumar of Ward Number 1, Kathua committed suicide over sale of piece of land after the buyer and property dealer did not make full payment to him. The deceased Ashwani Kumar shoot a video which he himself-recorded on his mobile before committing suicide and accused three person including a BJP woman leader for forcing him to commit suicide.