People protest in PoK to seek justice for Naeem Butt

Updated:7 months, 3 weeks ago IST

Rawalakot (PoK), Apr 26 (ANI): Protests are continuing in Pakistan occupied Kashmir to seek justice for Naeem Butt, a political activist killed in police firing on March 16, 2018. Members of the Jammu Kashmir National Awamy Party (JKNAP), Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) and Transport Union, Rawalakot carried out a sit-in protest outside DC office in Rawalakot city. They raised demands include immediate suspension of Deputy Commissioner and punish the perpetrators of the crime. It may be recalled that on March 16, thousands of people had joined a march against the Pakistan army on the call of JKLF to express solidarity with the people suffering from cross-LoC shelling. An activist of JKLF, Naeem Butt was shot by police. He succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. The Kashmiri activists have launched #JusticeForNaeemButt campaign and have announced more protests against brutality by Pakistani army and police.

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