Shopian shuts for fourth consecutive day

Shopian town of South Kashmir observed a shutdown Sunday on fourth consecutive day. The shutdown is being observed against the ‘disappearance’ of a local youth Zubair Ahmad Turray.

Reports said that shops and business establishments remained closed while as traffic also remained off the roads however private vehicles were plying. Locals are demanding Zubair’s whereabouts.

The youth’s father Bashir Ahmad has already filed an application in CJM court Shopian pleading for investigation into the disappearance of his son from polioce custody.

At least 20 FIRs stand registered against Zubair. He has also been booked seven times under PSA since 2004, police sources said.

Pertinently, Zubair was released after spending several months in jail in February this year, but police later arrested him and he was taken to Keegam police post. However, on May 1, police informed his family that he escaped from jail.

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