Minister says the Aap Shambhu accused is mentally unstable; Uproar in JK Assembly


Srinagar, 15 June: Hajj and Auqaf Minister Abdul Haq Khan while speaking over the Aap Shambhu sacrilege issue today said that the accused is mentally unstable.

The Minister said that a person from Doda entered Aap Shambhu Temple at Roop Nagar in Jammu. He desecrated the temple and hit the pujari as well as others present in the temple including a woman. The accused has been arrested and is a lunatic.

Uproar in Assembly

The Minister said that the House comdemns Jammu incident and appealed to the people of Jammu to maintain peace. The minister also said that maintaining communal harmony was paramount.

Later locals who protested in different parts of the city burnt two police public school buses. The situation across Jammu was tense today morning and security arrangements have been set in place to prevent any untoward incident.

The Mobile internet services have been barred in Jammu to prevent escalation of the matter through social media messages.