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Whatever I said was in fit of anger: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik explains remark

first_imgWhatever I said was in fit of anger: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik explains remarkAddressing a gathering at the inaugural event of Kargil Ladakh Tourism Festival 2019 at Khree Sultan Choo Sports Stadium Kargil on Sunday, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik opined that the biggest disease in Jammu and Kashmir is corruption.advertisement Asian News International SrinagarJuly 22, 2019UPDATED: July 22, 2019 11:24 IST Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik (Photo: PTI)HIGHLIGHTSA day ago, J&K governor said that terrorists should gun down those who have looted the country and their stateHe also called Omar Abdullah a “political juvenile” after Abdullah criticised him over his statementOmar had said if any politician or bureaucrat is killed in the state then it must be considered as the execution of Governor’s orderA day after he said that terrorists should gun down those who have looted the country and their state, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Monday said that as a Governor he should have avoided the comment while adding that whatever he said was in a “fit of anger”.”Whatever I said was in a fit of anger and frustration due to rampant corruption. As a Governor, I should not have said this. But if I was not holding this post, I would have said the same and would have been ready to bear the consequences,” Malik told ANI.”Many of the political leaders and top bureaucrats are steeped in corruption here, they are criminals. As a Governor I should have avoided making such a comment, but as an individual this is what I feel,” he added.Addressing a gathering at the inaugural event of Kargil Ladakh Tourism Festival 2019 at Khree Sultan Choo Sports Stadium Kargil on Sunday, Malik opined that the biggest disease in Jammu and Kashmir is corruption.”The biggest disease in Kashmir is corruption…These youth with guns, they are killing PSOs and SPOs for no reason, why are you killing them? Kill those who have looted your country and all the wealth from Kashmir, have you killed anyone out of them? Nothing will be achieved by this,” Governor had said.Hitting out at former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, the Governor called him a “political juvenile” after Abdullah criticised him over his statement on Sunday.”He is a political juvenile who tweets on everything. See the reaction to his tweets and you will find out, go on the streets and ask about him,” Malik said.advertisementEarlier, the National Conference leader had taken to Twitter and said that if any politician or bureaucrat is killed in the state then it must be considered as the execution of Governor’s order.”Save this tweet – after today any mainstream politician or serving/retired bureaucrat killed in Jammu and Kashmir has been murdered on the express orders of the Governor of J and K Satyapal Malik,” tweeted Abdullah.Also Read | J&K Governor tells militants to kill the corrupt who looted Kashmir, Omar Abdullah respondsAlso Watch | Omar Abdullah hits back at J&K Governor for telling militants to kill the corrupt in KashmirFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byManisha Pandey Tags :Follow Satya PalFollow omar abdullahFollow Governorlast_img read more

Morocco Recalls Its Ambassador to Netherlands for Consultation

Rabat – Morocco has decided on Saturday to “immediately recall for consultation,” its Ambassador in The Hague following the actions of “notorious trafficker of Moroccan origin residing in the Netherlands, who is the subject of two international arrest warrants issued by the Moroccan courts.”In a statement released on Saturday, Morocco’s ministry of foreign affairs said that “during the last two days, contacts had taken place between the Moroccan and Dutch authorities, at the level of Heads of Government and Foreign Ministers.”“These contacts dealt with the actions of a notorious trafficker of Moroccan origin residing in the Netherlands, who is the subject of two international arrest warrants issued by the Moroccan courts, for criminal association since 2010, and International drug trafficking since 2015,” added the communique. In this communique, the ministry has clearly alluded to Said Chaou, former Moroccan MP subject of the two international arrest warrants mentioned above.In June 2015, Said Chaou was arrested in Roosendaal in a joint operation between Dutch, French and Spanish security forces.At the time, Dutch news website Omro Brabant reported that during the search of his house, police found EUR 140,000 in cash, a cash counting machine and water taps made out of gold.But due to the lack of evidence, the Dutch court ultimately granted him freedom under judicial supervision in December 2015.Chaou is also linked to a Rifian separatist movement based in Roosendaal, Netherlands called the “18 September Movement for the Independence of Rif.”  He is believed to be the sponsor of this organization.While waiting for Netherlands’ reaction, Morocco “reserves the right to act accordingly to the consequences and implications that will follow on the level of bilateral relations, and to take the necessary political and diplomatic measures.”“Morocco, which has faithfully cooperated with the EU and the Netherlands in the fight against drug trafficking, cannot tolerate the fact that a well-known trafficker is still cut and run from the justice system,” stressed  the communique.“It was made clear to the Dutch authorities that it is imperative that concrete and urgent measures be taken against this trafficker and mercenary of the agitation,” added the same source. read more