JPPF justifies meeting with BCI team for CBI probe into Rassana incident

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Apr 29: Dispelling the confusion created by some mischievous elements in connivance with separatists over the meeting of civil society with Bar Council of India (BCI),  the Jammu Province People Forum (JPPF) today clarified that prominent personalities, intellectuals, thinkers and scholars of Jammu met the visiting delegation to apprise them about the situation of Rassana as to why they are demanding CBI enquiry.
Mentioning the prominent personalities of the civil society who met the visiting BCI delegation on April 20, 2018 at Jammu, the JPPF said that under the stewardship of  Pavittar Singh Bhardwaj,  president JPPF, heads of Sabhas, societies , traders and other NGOs, besides Kr Narayan Singh,  president Rajput Sabha;  Neeraj Annad,  president Retailer Association;  Maj Gen (Retired) Goverdan Singh Jamwal;  Er M S Katoch,  prominent educationist & working president JPPF;  Inderjeet Khajuria,  chairman Paryatan Vikas Mandal;  Pawan Gupta,  president All Jammu Hotel & Lodges Association;  Pritam Sharma,  president Jammu & Kashmir Kranti Dal;  S Attar Singh, Prithvi Raj Sharma,  general secretary- Retired Police Officers Association;  Avinash Bhatia, Ashutosh Gupta president Traders Association, Pawan Singh Chib youth leader along with other 25 prominent citizens had met with the visiting team. The civil society had submitted a memorandum demanding CBI enquiry in the Rassana rape and murder case.
Justifying the demand of CBI enquiry into the Rassana case, the JPPF said that there is  lot of confusion and contradictory versions among the State investigating  agencies, which has created unrest among the people of Jammu  and CBI enquiry is the only answer.
Those who present in the meeting included MS Katoch, Inderjeet Khajuria, ML Sharma, Avinash Bhatia, Prof OP Sharma, Sunita Sharma, Satwant Kour, Udhey Chand, Pawna Sharma, Rashpal Singh, Naresh Thappar, Charanjit Kumar, Pawan Singh and Gurmeet Singh.