Scribe beaten up in Bandipora

Scribe beaten up in Bandipora

Bandipora: Azim Jan, a Bandipora based scribe was allegedly assaulted by a private school functionary after the former objected to the functioning of the school built on forest land. Jan was allegedly beaten up with sticks and batons. Jan had gone there to stop re-opening of a private school following the end of winter vacations. […]

Families of alleged Hizb workers plead innocence

Bandipora: The families of two of four arrested alleged upper ground workers of Hizbul Mujahideen have pleaded innocence on Thursday, saying, a ‘ conspiracy has been hatched by some other person’ against them. The families of two accused-Firdous and Muzamil, who police claims were desperate to join the militant ranks from past six months, said […]

Police arrests 4 youths, claims ‘they tried to revive Hizbullah outfit’

Police arrests 4 youths, claims ‘they tried to revive Hizbullah outfit’

Bandipora: Police on Wednesday arrested four persons who were “trying to revive HIzbullah militant outfit in this north Kashmir district”. “Four boys have been arrested who were set to revive Hizbullah outfit in (Bandipora) town and disrupt peace by eliminating few prominent personalities having a good rapport with forces,” senior superintendent of police (SSP) concerned, […]

Kashmir police claims to have busted militant outfit

Bandipora: The police on Wednesday claimed to have busted a militant outfit whose “mission was to revive extinct armed group Hezbollah” in north Kashmir’s Bandipora. Senior Superintendent of Police Bandipora, Shabir Choudhary said, “We have arrested four boys with weapons whose mission was to revive armed group Hezbollah in Bandipora.” He also said that they […]

Mysterious blast injures 3 people in Kashmir’s Hajin

Hajin: A grenade has went off Sunday afternoon near the encounter site in Kashmir’s Hajin leaving three people injured, one of them said to be critical. According to the locals, the machines were removing the debris of the house which was reduced into rubble with mortars by government forces during an encounter on Thursday. The […]

Hajin town shuts, offers prayer for militants

Hajin town shuts, offers prayer for militants

Hajin: Hundreds of people protested in Hajin town, shouting anti-India and pro-freedom slogans, and demanded that the bodies of the three militants killed on Thursday should be handed over to the townspeople for burial. The protesters made announcements from mosque loudspeakers, saying the town will remain closed till the bodies are handed to the people. […]

Kashmir: Funeral in absentia held for slain militants

Hajin: Soon after Friday prayers, thousands of people assembled near Jamia Masjid Hajin and offered funeral prayers in absentia for the three slain LeT militants killed in an encounter at Kashmir’s Hajin yesterday. Earlier police claimed to have buried the trio at garrison town of Boniyaar village on Friday morning, However, the protests erupted in […]

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