Afzal Guru ‘Scapegoat’: Soni Razdan demands solid enquiry in his ‘death penalty’

“This is a travesty of justice. Who is going to bring back a man from the dead if he is innocent. This is why the death penalty is not to be used lightly. And this is why there also needs to be a solid enquiry into why Afzal Guru was made the scapegoat.

Written by January 21, 2020 12:47

New Delhi: Bollywood actress Soni Razdan sparked a controversy, questioning the hanging of Afzal Guru.  She also demanded probe as to why Afzal Guru was made a ‘scapegoat’.

Soni, tweeted on the arrest of Jammu and Kashmir police officer Davinder Singh, who was nabbed for accompanying two wanted terrorists. Singh was named by Afzal Guru, who was hanged to death on February 9, 2013, in a letter that he wrote form Tihar jail to his lawyer Sushil Kumar. Afzal Guru was convicted in the 2001 December Parliament attack case.

Travesty of justice

“This is a travesty of justice. Who is going to bring back a man from the dead if he is innocent. This is why the death penalty is not to be used lightly. And this is why there also needs to be a solid enquiry into why Afzal Guru was made the scapegoat.

Inquiry on the death penalty

In another tweet, she said, “There should also be an enquiry as to how people like Afzal are tortured and forced to carry out terrorist activities for criminals and then get the death penalty!”

J&K cop arrested with Hizbul members

The operation to arrest Davinder Singh was launched after a tip from the Superintendent of Police in Shopian district, after which Mr Kumar and other cops tracked down and stopped the car.

The other two persons arrested from the car were Rafi Ahmad Rather, a resident of Shopian who is a Hizbul militant, and Ifan Shafi, an advocate of Shopian.

Dysp Davinder Singh

The IG also said that a case under FIR No 5/2020 and under section 7/25 Indian arms act, ¾ explosive substances act, section 18,19,20,38, 29 unlawful activities act has been registered.

Also Read: Suspended J-K cop Davinder Singh to be questioned by NIA in Delhi

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