DySP lynching case: Defence counsel objects to transfer of trial to Jammu

DySP lynching case: Defence counsel objects to transfer of trial to Jammu

Srinagar: In response to the petition filed by the state government before the High Court in Srinagar that the trial in the DySP lynching case be transferred to Jammu, the defence counsel for the 17 persons accused of the crime on Monday filed objections and sought dismissal of the government’s petition. Defence counsel Advocate Nazir […]

Pak national accused in 2004 Sub-Inspector killing produced in court

Pak national accused in 2004 Sub-Inspector killing produced in court

Srinagar: A Pakistani national accused in a 2004 militant attack that killed a sub-inspector of police in Srinagar was produced in court on Thursday. The undertrial, Mohammad Ali, was brought from Udhampur jail, where he is currently lodged, and was sent back after the hearing. The court of 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar directed the […]

PDD employees accused of embezzling crores get bail

PDD employees accused of embezzling crores get bail

Srinagar: A trial court here granted bail to two Power Development Department (PDD) employees accused of fraudulently withdrawing crores of rupees from the public exchequer. The court of Anti-Corruption Srinagar granted interim bail till August 14 to Mushtaq Ahmad Malik, resident of Argam Bandipora, a Senior Assistant in the office of Executive Engineer, Electric Division […]

Court grants bail to school bus driver in accident case

Court grants bail to school bus driver in accident case

Srinagar: A court here granted bail to a school bus driver involved in a accident in the city in which a minor boy died. Special Magistrate Srinagar Tuesday granted interim bail till August 10 to Abid Ahmad Khan , son of Mushtaq Ahmad Khan, of Friends Colony Alochibagh Srinagar, against a bail bond of Rs […]

Court rejects bail to man accused of forging magistrate seals

Court rejects bail to man accused of forging magistrate seals

Srinagar: A local court here Saturday rejected bail to a man accused of forging seals of two judges. The court of Special Magistrate Srinagar rejected the bail application of one Nazeer Ahmad Darzi of Kani Kadal Srinagar accused of forging seals and signatures of 3rd Additional Munsif Srinagar and Mobile Magistrate Srinagar Darzi, who works […]

ARTO clerk gets 10-year jail for fake RCs

ARTO clerk gets 10-year jail for fake RCs

Srinagar: A trial court here sentenced an employee of assistant regional transport office to ten-years simple imprisonment in a case involving production of fake registration certificates of vehicles. The 2nd Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar, Tahir Khursheed Rana, sentenced Tundup Gyalson, a resident of Tikhsay Leh, to ten years simple imprisonment for commission of offence under […]

ZEO, Accountant accused of drawing teacher’s salary get anticipatory bail

ZEO, Accountant accused of drawing teacher’s salary get anticipatory bail

Srinagar: A court here granted anticipatory bail to a ZEO and accountant of Education department, accused of drawing a teacher’s leave salary into their own account. The Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Srinagar Friday granted interim bail to Zonal Education Officer Batamaloo Iftikhar Ahmed Fazili, and accounts assistant Farooq Ahmed Sheikh till July 30 in […]

Tourists appalled at Pahalgam pollution

Tourists appalled at Pahalgam pollution

Latrines on river banks, sewage ruin water bodies Pahalgam: Amid the tall claims of the J&K government about promoting tourism in Kashmir, the tourist resort Pahalgam is facing an existensial crisis due to the huge amounts of sewage and garbage generated mostly during the Amarnath Yatra period. The unabated flow of sewage and garbage into […]

Court reserves verdict on alleged custodial killing of Umar Qayoom

Court reserves verdict on alleged custodial killing of Umar Qayoom

Srinagar: A court on Tuesday reserved the verdict in the alleged custodial killing of Umar Qayoom, a teenager from Soura, in 2010, and listed the case for August 6. The Chief Judicial Magistrate Srinagar will decide on whether to register an FIR for custodial killing in the case. The counsel for the victim, Babar Qadri, […]