‘Masarat brought to Srinagar for hearing, shifted back to Jammu jail’

‘Masarat brought to Srinagar for hearing, shifted back to Jammu jail’

SRINAGAR: The incarcerated chairman of Muslim League Jammu and Kashmir Masarat Aalam Bhat was on Saturday brought from Kot Bhalwal Jail, Jammu to Srinagar for the hearing of a case lodged against him in Police Station Nowhatta Srinagar. A League spokesperson said Aalam was produced before the Additional District and Sessions Judge where the arguments […]

Hurriyat blames authorities for Noor Khan’s death

SRINAGAR: Syed Ali Geelani-led Hurriyat Conference has expressed deep anguish and concern over the “worsening” health condition of prisoners, saying they are being ill-treated and subjected to mental and physical torture in jails. Blaming jail authorities for the death of prisoner Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan, a Hurriyat spokesperson said “no proper and specific […]

Families of detainees protest, demand speedy disposal of cases

Families of detainees protest, demand speedy disposal of cases

Junaid Dar Srinagar: Family members and relatives of under trail prisoners languishing in different jails held a protest demonstration at Pratap park here on Thursday demanding speedy trials for their kins The family members and relatives who had come from district Baramullah and Banidipora appealed the authorities to provide justice to their family members who […]

Noor Khan laid to rest

Noor Khan laid to rest

BARAMULLA: A pro-freedom activist and former militant, Gulam Hasan Malik popularly known as Noor Khan, was laid to rest at his village, Pehlipora Uri on Wednesday morning, family sources said. Noor Khan died while in detention at Kotbalwal jail under Public Safety Act (PSA). Hundreds of people participated in his funeral prayers. Noor Khan passed […]

Jailed Pulwama man’s family worried about his deteriorating health

Jailed Pulwama man’s family worried about his deteriorating health

SHOPIAN: The family of a Pulwama man detained under Public Safety Act is worried about his deteriorating health, and said the jail authorities were neglecting medical assistance to him. Zaheer Abas, son of Abdul Gani Lone of Inder village of Pulwama, has been in Kathua jail since June. The family said he was summoned by […]

Bar demands enquiry into prisoner Noor Khan’s death

Bar demands enquiry into prisoner Noor Khan’s death

SRINAGAR: J&K High Court Bar Association (JKHCBA) Srinagar has demanded enquiry into the death of a 70-year-old Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan who was lodged at Kot Bhalwal jail, Jammu. “Noor, died in custody on Tuesday at Government Medical Hospital, Jammu, a day after he was shifted from the jail where he was lodged […]

JKLF holds condolence meet

JKLF holds condolence meet

SRINAGAR: Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed grief over the demise of a 70-year-old Ghulam Hassan Malik alias Noor Khan of Pehlipora Uri who was lodged at Kot Bhalwal jail, Jammu under PSA and breathed his last on Tuesday. He also expressed condolence with the senior advocate Zaffar Ahmad Shah […]

National Front demands release of political prisoners

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir National Front has stressed upon government of India to release the political prisoners of Kashmir including its chairman Nayeem Khan who is languishing in Tihar jail Delhi “only for his political ideology since a year now”. “All Kashmiri political prisoners irrespective of their party affiliations are facing same kinds of baseless allegations […]

NIA summons to Aqib meant to ‘intimidate’ Kashmiri journalists: IFJ

NIA summons to Aqib meant to ‘intimidate’ Kashmiri journalists: IFJ

SRINAGAR: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) on Tuesday condemned what they called “harassment” of Kashmiri journalist Aqib Javed Hakim and demanded that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) refrain from misusing its authority to intimidate journalists. In a statement, IJU President SN Sinha said the NIA summons to Aqib Javeed amounted to an attack on […]

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