Judicial process takes time, terrorists should be shot on sight: Babulal Gaur
Hailing the bravery of the Madhya Pradesh Police, former Chief Minister Babula Gaur on Monday demanded a shoot at sight action against terrorists, asserting that judicial process takes a long time to give justice.
According to a report in a newswire, the former MP CM said judicial process takes a long time to give justice, which provides opportunity to the terrorists and terror organizations to become stronger.
“There is a need to change the law so that the police can shoot the perpetrators directly as they pose danger to the society. The court trials for terrorists should be closed. There should be shoot at sight action for people like these,” Gaur told ANI.
Gaur hailed the bravery of the state police force, who took prompt action to kill the eight SIMI terrorist, who escaped from a prison. He also asked the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government to give bravery medals to the officers.
Gaur said: “I hail the valour and bravery of the Madhya Pradesh Police who took prompt action to kill the terrorists. I urge the government to give bravery medals for the police officials who conducted it.”
The eight SIMI terrorists had escaped from the Bhopal Central Jail in the early hour of the day. Those terrorists had also killed a jail security guard to escaped from the jail. They also scaled the prison wall using bedsheets. They were cornered and gunned down 10 km away from the prison in the city outskirts in a joint operation by the city police, counter terrorist group (CTG) and ATS team.
The report said the Madhya Pradesh and neighboring states were put on high alert following the jail break. A number of prison officials were also suspended by the state government. Madhya Pradesh Home minister Bhupendra Singh called the jail break “unfortunate” and suspended five prison officers with immediate effect for negligence in duty
The Union Home Ministry has asked the Madhya Pradesh government to send a detailed report about the jail break.