When seeking info on disappeared kin cost them life

When seeking info on disappeared kin cost them life

Handwara: Forty-year-old Fahmeeda Begum from Zachaldara village in Kupwara district has last seen her husband, Mushtaq Ahmad Sheikh, then 28, 17 years ago, when he was asked to sit in an army vehicle outside their house. She has no idea of the fate he met and whether he is alive or not. “In the morning […]

Day after militant’s funeral, young man disappears in Sopore

Day after militant’s funeral, young man disappears in Sopore

Sopore: A youngster has gone missing in a Sopore village, a day after a militant from his village died in an encounter with government forces. Sources said that 20-year-old Naseer Ahmad Mir mysteriously disappeared from Brath village, 10 kilometers from Sopore town, in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Locals said that Mir disappeared last Friday, the […]

SHRC orders govt to investigate 2,080 unmarked and mass graves of Poonch and Rajouri districts

SHRC orders govt to investigate 2,080 unmarked and mass graves of Poonch and Rajouri districts

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) directed the state government to file a compliance report within six months with regard to 2,080 unmarked graves identified at Poonch and Rajouri, the twin districts of Jammu. The commission also directed the government to present before it a comprehensive forensic report, including DNA testing, on all the […]

Missing Kupwara man’s family joins APDP sit in

Missing Kupwara man’s family joins APDP sit in

Srinagar: The monthly sit in of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) on Tuesday saw the the participation of the family members of Manzoor Ahmad Khan, who was allegedly apprehended by 27-RR on August 31 from Tremokh-Top area of Kupwara, and since then he has not been seen by his family members. Mohammad […]

Missing Lolab man: 3 persons summoned, 2 depose before army court of inquiry

Missing Lolab man: 3 persons summoned, 2 depose before army court of inquiry

Srinagar: Two out of the three persons summoned by the Indian Army’s Court of Inquiry (CoI) on Wednesday deposed before the court. The CoI is looking into the allegations that a person went missing in Army custody while another person was released after the two were taken into custody by 27 Rashtriya Rifles in north […]

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