The Commission believes that such attacks against security personnel on duty should be stopped, which are a grave violation to human rights.
Mumbai: Taking serious note of the killing of 15 police personnel and a civilian by Naxals in Gadchiroli in Maharashtra the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has condemned the act and has said that such attacks against on duty security personnel should be stopped.
In a statement issued on May 2, the NHRC has stated, “The Commission believes that such attacks against security personnel on duty should be stopped, which are a grave violation to human rights.”
It has stated that the NHRC condemns the killing of 15 Maharashtra, police personnel and a civilian driver in the Left Wing Extremism affected Kurkheda Tehsil
of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra yesterday on the 1st May 2019.
“The country’s strong democratic values and institutions provide enough space to people with divergent views to function through non-violent means and to endear themselves to the mainstream of social, cultural and political life,” read the statement.
It further said, “Any struggle renders itself meaningless, the moment it turns violent, leading to grave violation of human rights.”
National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) also said, “The supreme sacrifice made by all those martyred in this dastardly and cowardly attack would not go
in vain and the aggrieved families should be suitably compensated.”