The daring jailbreak in Bhopal by eight suspected activists of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) and their subsequent killing in an alleged encounter by Madhya Pradesh police had Twitter buzzing on Monday.
A lot of questions were raised about the circumstances surrounding the encounter — some suspected the incident might have been staged, while others lauded the MP police’s quick response to a possibly dangerous situation.
We’ve compiled here some of the reactions:
At the moment this killing of All 8 #SIMI alleged terrorists appears to be a case of extra judicial killings for an attempt to chest thump 1— Tehseen Poonawalla (@tehseenp) October 31, 2016
Why isnt anyone raising a stink over the extra judicial murder of d eight alleged SIMI undertrials . Encounter, really ? Too many questions— Rana Ayyub (@RanaAyyub) October 31, 2016
भागे/भगाया,एनकाउंटर हुआ,सभी मारे गए,अच्छा हुआ,— Alka Lamba (@LambaAlka) October 31, 2016
रख-खिलाकर मोटा करने से बेहतर होगा,
6महीनों में सुनवाई खत्म कर इन्हें फाँसी पर लटका दिया जाये।
Below are those that supported the police action:
#SIMI Now seculars r demanding, judicial inquiry for encounter,BJP govt must reject this plea & move forward, for nation,s security..👍👍👍— Rajinder@Raj (@vtechsales2000) October 31, 2016
How come the terrorists who r killed in an encounter have human rights & d common people who r killed everyday have none?? #SIMI— Wolverine (@shanky90223777) October 31, 2016
Job well done MP police! #SIMI— Nisarg H Acharya (@NHAcharya) October 31, 2016