Amnesty to stone pelters: Second time offenders are also under consideration, says Mehbooba

Jammu: The government of Jammu and Kashmir has said that they have started reviewing cases of second time stone pelters.

While reply to a question of MLC Firdaus Tak, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti informed the house that the government was mulling to include second time offenders, who are booked under more than one FIR.

“Our government is currently reviewing the cases of first-time offenders,” she said.

“We are engaging their parents and families so that these offenders, who are mostly youth, do not engage in such activities again,” said Mehbooba.

Recently Mehbooba, on the floor of the house said that more than 9000 youth will benefit from the policy of amnesty to stone pelters.

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