Ban pellet guns, PSA instead of banning civil traffic on highway: Dy Mayor

Ban pellet guns, PSA instead of banning civil traffic on highway: Dy Mayor

Srinagar: Deputy Mayor Srinagar Sheikh Mohammad Imran on Wednesday said instead of banning the civil traffic on the highway, government should ban pellet guns, PSA, AFSPA and other black laws in Kashmir. “Highways have never been banned for civil traffic, it is Hitler’s policy and these things should be reviewed again,” Imran said in a […]

‘Use of pellet guns in Kashmir violation of human rights’

‘Use of pellet guns in Kashmir violation of human rights’

Seoul: Korean professors has declared the use of pellet guns by the security forces in Kashmir as contrary to the International Humanitarian law. They stated it at a workshop on International Humanitarian Law in the context of Kashmir issue, which was organized at the Korea Press Club by the Embassy of Pakistan, Seoul. Distinguished professors […]

J&K Police to get new non-lethal pepper-ball launching systems, riot-control gas masks

J&K Police to get new non-lethal pepper-ball launching systems, riot-control gas masks

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir police is set to get non-lethal pepper-ball launching systems and anti-riot gas masks to deal with law and order situations in the state, officials said Friday. The department has floated tenders for seeking technical bid from manufacturers and dealers of these two products, they said. A pepper-ball launching system, also […]

Govt gives Rs 1 lakh assistance to youngest pellet victim

Govt gives Rs 1 lakh assistance to youngest pellet victim

SHOPIAN: Deputy Commissioner Shopian Dr Owais Ahmed Friday provided a financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh to Kashmir’s youngest pellet victim Hiba Nisar of Kapran, an official spokesperson said here on Friday. According to the District Administration Shopian, the 18-month girl child’s eye got “accidentally injured” on 25 November 2018 in a pellet firing incident. […]

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