French journalist sent to police remand till Dec 16

French journalist sent to police remand till Dec 16

Srinagar: The French embassy on Monday formally contacted the Jammu and Kashmir police a day after award-winning French journalist Paul Comiti was arrested in Srinagar. Comiti was produced in a Srinagar court on Monday where the government prosecutor argued that he had violated visa norms. Comiti was then remanded to police custody till December 16, […]

SHRC asks police to explain

SHRC asks police to explain

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday issued notices to the top police brass asking them to explain the reason for Comiti’s arrest. Activist Muhammad Ahsan Untoo had filed a petition (vide number 395) before the SHRC on Monday, asking that the government clarify whether any foreign journalist has the right to highlight […]

While babus discussed human rights inside posh auditorium, father and sisters of boy ‘tortured to death in custody’ protested outside

While babus discussed human rights inside posh auditorium, father and sisters of boy ‘tortured to death in custody’ protested outside

Srinagar: On world human rights day, bureaucrats as well as top officials from the government including law minister, Abdul Haq Khan, Inspector General Police, Munir Ahmad Khan, Director General of Police, SP Vaid and Divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan besides many others were assembled at Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre to discuss and listen about […]

Majority of drugs being smuggled into J-K from across LoC: DGP

Majority of drugs being smuggled into J-K from across LoC: DGP

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir is facing narco- terrorism and a majority of drugs being smuggled into the state are from across the Line of Control (LoC), DGP S P Vaid said today. The director general of police (DGP) also sought the cooperation of people, including parents of drug addicts, to root out the menace, terming […]

Cop’s rifle goes off inside Kulgam police station

Cop’s rifle goes off inside Kulgam police station

Anantnag: Two policemen were injured after the rifle of a policeman accidentally went off inside the police station in main town Kulgam on Monday. The injured policemen were identified as Constable Zahoor Ahmad and Constable Fayaz Ahmad. “The rifle of a sentry accidentally went off while he was on duty, leaving two of our men […]

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