“There is neither any allegation nor any suggestions that the deceased lady was part of protesting mob but admittedly she was in her own house with her baby in the lap”, the petitioner said,” suggests that the forces were indiscriminately pumping and spraying bullets unmindful of its consequences”.
He said the forces were expected to follow the standard operation procedures (SOP) prescribed by law and the rules “which they have not followed at all”.
“The official forces appear to have pumped bullets with an intention to kill the people including the deceased and not deter the people from protests”, the petitioner said.
He said that an unarmed civilian woman sitting in her own home with her small baby in her lap when the official bullet hit her resulting in her death. “The intentional killing of the lady decreased by official forces is a gross abuse of human rights taking away the love and affection of mother from the suckling baby and marital joy from her husband which would be a lifelong pain for the entire family especially for the baby and his father”, the petitioner said. (Kashmir Wire)