Used as ‘human shield’ last time, Dar now on poll duty

Used as ‘human shield’ last time, Dar now on poll duty

Srinagar: Nearly two years ago, when Srinagar voted in a Lok Sabha bypoll, Farooq Ahmed Dar was used as a ‘human shield’ to ensure safe passage for army jawans as they came under intense stone-pelting, but now he finds himself posted on election duty. “Farooq Ahmad Dar is working on consolidated terms as sweeper in […]

Court martial of Major Gogoi completed; may face reduction of seniority

Court martial of Major Gogoi completed; may face reduction of seniority

New Delhi/Srinagar: The court martial proceedings against Major Leetul Gogoi, who was at the centre of the 2017 ‘human shield’ controversy, have been completed and he may face reduction in seniority as a punishment for “fraternising” with a local woman in Srinagar last year, officials said. The court martial process against his driver, Sameer Malla, […]