HC strikes down 28 PSA detentions in 16 days

HC strikes down 28 PSA detentions in 16 days

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has quashed 28 Public Safety Act (PSA) detentions in 16 days over the months of October and November. The detentions have mostly been quashed on the grounds that no fresh activity has been attributed to the detainees. Also, weak dossiers and long gaps in the execution of the […]

HC asks SIT to file report on investigation into braid-chopping incidents

HC asks SIT to file report on investigation into braid-chopping incidents

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court directed the special investigation team (SIT) of police to submit its status report on the investigations on incidents of braid-chopping in the Valley. The report has been sought to be tabled within a period of two weeks. The division bench comprising Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Ali […]

Court rejects policeman’s bail in Wamiq Farooq case

Court rejects policeman’s bail in Wamiq Farooq case

SRINAGAR: A trial court in Srinagar on Tuesday refused to consider a second bail application for constable Mohammad Akram, accused of involvement in Wamiq Farooq killing, citing reason that the accused has to get orders from J&K High Court. The other accused assistant sub-inspector, Abdul Khaliq, was released on interim bail on 17 October, after […]

Vehicle registration by private dealers challenged in court

Vehicle registration by private dealers challenged in court

SRINAGAR: A fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday challenging the government order where in the registration of non-commercial vehicles was allowed from authorised private automobile dealers. The division bench comprising Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Ali Mohammad Magrey directed the state counsel to file response regarding the […]

Police file charges in JE’s abetment of suicide case

Police file charges in JE’s abetment of suicide case

Srinagar: A charge sheet was produced in the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court here on Monday in the case of JE Mudasir Aziz’s abetment of suicide case. The case against Mudasir Aziz’s husband Javid Bungree, his sister Nazima, and paternal aunt Sabeena, who are out on bail, was later transferred to passenger tax court. Police has […]