Witness statements not of ‘much use’ in case of 11-yr-old’s killing by BSF troops

Witness statements not of ‘much use’ in case of 11-yr-old’s killing by BSF troops

Srinagar: Batamaloo Station House Officer Pervaiz Ahmad has told Kashmir Reader that the witness statements recorded in the case of 11-year-old Sajad Ahmad’s killing by Border Security Force troops at Batamaloo on April 15, are not of “much use”. He said the police had recorded statements of three witnesses so far. “They (witnesses) couldn’t justify […]

FOILING EIDGAH MARCH: Authorities playing with fire, says Geelani

FOILING EIDGAH MARCH: Authorities playing with fire, says Geelani

SRINAGAR: Condemning the detention of Hurriyat leaders, activists and imposing of restrictions on people’s movement by authorities on the anniversaries of Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Gani Lone, Chairman Syed Ali Geelani termed it “worst kind of state-sponsored terrorism”. Geelani in a statement said authorities are “playing with fire” and the situation in […]

So-called rulers have no claim to democracy: Malik

So-called rulers have no claim to democracy: Malik

SRINAGAR: “So-called rulers who have choked every little space on peaceful political activities have no right to claim themselves as democrats,” said Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Sunday. In a statement issued here, Malik while condemning restrictions on the programme to commemorate the anniversaries of Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq and Khawaja […]

Police foil Hafta-e-Shahadat rally in downtown

Police foil Hafta-e-Shahadat rally in downtown

Srinagar: Police on Saturday arrested several workers of Awami Action Committee (AAC) when they tried to take out a rally in Rajouri Kadal as part of the Hafta-e-Shahadat (martyrdom week) programmes to mark the anniversaries of the killing of Mirwaiz Mohammad Farooq and Abdul Gani Lone. The authorities had also imposed curfew-like restrictions in areas […]

Appoint judicial officer to monitor probe: Bar

Appoint judicial officer to monitor probe: Bar

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Friday demanded that a judicial officer should monitor probe into the killing of Muhammad Yousuf Lone. “Those who killed Lone should be brought to book and the investigation of the case should be monitored by a judicial officer to be appointed for the purpose, in consultation with the […]

Family goes to SSP office for FIR against ITBP troops

Family goes to SSP office for FIR against ITBP troops

Budgam: Turned away from police station Beerwah, the family of Akeel Ahmad Wani, the 17-year-old boy shot dead at Attino in Beerwah area of Budgam district by Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on the day by-elections were held for the Srinagar parliamentary seat on April 9, has now submitted an application at the office of […]

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