SIT inquiry into 2016 killings ‘to be completed by March’

SIT inquiry into 2016 killings ‘to be completed by March’

Srinagar: The Director General of Police (DGP) has directed all heads of district police to complete by March this year their probe into civilian killings that took place during the 2016 unrest, a senior police official told Kashmir Reader. “We have been told by the DGP to complete the investigations,” the police official said. “Whatever […]

3 Kashmiri youth arrested in Delhi

3 Kashmiri youth arrested in Delhi

Sopore: Three Kashmiri youth were arrested by Delhi police’s special cell allegedly for their involvement in protests in the Valley. The JK police had passed information to their counterparts in Delhi about the presence of the trio in the capital city. The three youths identified as Yawar Muzaffar, Waseem Dar and Danish Dar all residents […]

Week after warrant, SSP Parihar appears before court

Week after warrant, SSP Parihar appears before court

By Nusrat Sidiq  Srinagar: A week after non-bailable warrant was issued by Principal District and Sessions Judge Srinagar, Rashid Ali Dar, the former senior superintendent of police on Wednesday turned up before the court in connection with trial in the fake encounter killing of Showkat Ahmed Kataria, a cleric. Though SSP Parrihar is also accused […]

Police denies permission to Support Group for Justice for Kunan Poshpora event

Police denies permission to Support Group for Justice for Kunan Poshpora event

SRINAGAR: The event scheduled to commemorate the 26th anniversary of the Kunan Poshpora mass rape by ‘Support Group for Justice for Kunan Poshpora’ has been denied permission by police, the group said in a statement issued here. The Support Group had formally applied for permission to the office of the Deputy Commissioner (District Magistrate), Srinagar, […]

Five juveniles get bail, but scars remain

Five juveniles get bail, but scars remain

By Nusrat Sidiq SRINAGAR: A city court granted bail to five minors on Monday, who were arrested by police on 10th of this month and lodged at Police Station Safa Kadal on charges of stone hurling. While the bail came as a relief to the boys and their families, their parents say the scars of […]

Militant’s brother alleges torture, constant harassment by SOG

Militant’s brother alleges torture, constant harassment by SOG

By SHERFUN NISA KULGAM: The brother of a militant from Kulgam district has alleged that police tortured him on the night of February 8 so severely that both his kidneys have been damaged. Hilal Ahmad Ganie, brother of active militant Omar Majeed Ganie, is currently bed-ridden at his home in Souch village with a catheter inserted […]

Police claim Hizb network in Sopore, Baramulla busted

Police claim Hizb network in Sopore, Baramulla busted

Baramulla: Police Saturday claimed they busted a network of people who had been spearheading militant activities and recruiting youths into militancy in Baramulla and Sopore. North Kashmir range deputy inspector general of police Nitish Kumar told a press conference that the police busted the network after the arrest of “Hizb militant Irshad Ahmad Shah of […]

Youth held for posting ‘wrong info on FB’

Youth held for posting ‘wrong info on FB’

Baramulla: The police have arrested a youth, Sajad Ahmad Tantray son of Mohammad Maqbool Tantray of Vilgam, Handwara, on charges of spreading rumours. Sub-divisional police officer Handwara Shabir Ahmad Khan said Sajad has been arrested for “sharing wrong information/messages on social networking sites that was inciting violence in the area.” He said the police are […]

Grenade attack in Srinagar, 2 cops injured

Grenade attack in Srinagar, 2 cops injured

Srinagar: Two cops were wounded on Friday after suspected militants lobbed a grenade on a police party in Nowgam area on Srinagar outskirts. The duo identified as Mohammad Abbas and Rameez Yousuf were on duty at Pohru Chowk when a grenade was lobbed on them around 7 pm. Both the injured were removed to SMHS […]

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