Guilty will be punished: Gen Rawat on Bomdila army-police clash

PATHANKOT, Nov 12: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday said they were inquiring into the Bomdila incident in Arunachal Pradesh and would take action against the guilty.
On 2 November, a group of soldiers allegedly misbehaved with civilians and police personnel at the Buddha Mahotsav celebrations in Bomdila town of West Kameng district, officials had said.
The local station house officer went to the spot and two soldiers were brought to the police station. After that, some soldiers vandalized the Bomdila police station, assaulted police personnel and civilians, they had said.
“We are inquiring into it. If any jawans are found guilty, we will take action against them,” Rawat said here in Punjab, while replying to a question about action being taken against the jawans.
Union ministers Nirmala Sitharaman and Kiren Rijiju had on Wednesday taken stock of the situation.
On Sunday, Rijiju had said the army and the police should respect each other. (PTI)