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BSF orders court martial of jawan

August 09, 2005 00:34 IST

Border Security force has ordered court martial of a jawan after a court of inquiry found him guilty of killing three members of a militant family in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir in June.

"I have ordered court martial of jawan and later he would be handed over to the police," Inspector General of Police, BSF, Jammu Frontier, B D Sharma said adding the court martial proceedings would begin soon.

The Jawan, Kapildev, was found guilty of killing three members  of Harkat-ul-jahadi-islami ultra in firing in Sangaldan area (Gool) of Udhampur on June 5 and has also accepted of his involvement in the crime, according to Sharma.

"Anybody in BSF, who would be found guilty of committing excesses, would not go scot-free," the IG said.

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Sub: Jawan is the patriot

that jawan is a patriot !!!!!!!!!! why punish him !!! its a shameful deed for indian citizens are we following british laws of punishing patriots ...

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