Lynching threat to NC MLA in Assy influenced by events in country, says Omar


    SRINAGAR:  Reacting to lynching threat by a Minister to his party MLA Devender Singh Raina in the Assembly, National Conference working president Omar Abdullah today said it was influenced by recent events in various parts of the country.
    PDP Minister Imran Raza Ansari during a debate on Goods and Services Tax (GST) yesterday had threatened to the NC MLA saying “I will lynch you here”.
    Taking to micro blogging site Twitter, Mr Abdullah said, “This is how the BJPDP Govt in J&K is influenced by the recent events in various parts of the country.
    ” The former Chief Minister, who was though not present in the House when the incident took place, has retweeted a number of tweets about the threat of Mr Ansari to Mr Rana, who has approached Speaker Kavinder Gupta to direct Director General of Police to file an FIR against the Minister.
    He added that in case no directions were issued, he will himself file FIR in a local police station.  (UNI)