After getting massive support on Twitter for saying that a civilian tied to an army jeep in Kashmir as a ‘human shield’ against stone-pelters “will haunt the Indian Army”, retired Lieutenant General HS Panag was backed by former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju today. Katju had a scathing response today, for those who trolled General Panag on Twitter, especially Bollywood singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya.

Singer Abhijeet had tweeted this about the Army veteran:

Recently, General Panag had on Twitter criticized the Indian Army for tying a civilian to the front of a jeep, saying they had no choice but to use the man as a “human shield” against stone-pelters in a neighbourhood an Army convoy had to go through.

General Panag tweeted:

He also wrote that “whatever the provocation, the Indian Army cannot take recourse to illegal acts.”

Several people on Twitter came out to support the retired General. Here’re a few posts: