Inside the first floor flat in Hiral Sagar building, his father Prakash Kumar Rane and mother Jyoti showed little emotion as they acknowledged those dropping in to share in their grief, even as a doctor checked his blood pressure.
After the Army chief left their village, Salani, Aurangzeb’s father Mohammad Haneef said that Aurangzeb was not his but the son of India — “he was my son only until he was in my lap,” he told some reporters present there.
When the Armymen told the police officials they were returning from the Amarnath Yatra, police argued that as per the new Yatra timings, which are being strictly enforced after the recent attacks on Yatris, the Armymen were on the road past the cut-off hour.
Gogoi is alleged to have ordered a Kashmiri man to be tied to a jeep bonnet on April 9 to deter stone-pelters from targeting his troops and election staff. The incident took place soon after the by-polls in the Valley.