Stone pelting at Sunjuwan camp: Army files FIR

Stone pelting at Sunjuwan camp: Army files FIR

JAMMU: The Army has lodged an FIR against unidentified miscreants for pelting stones at a military station, which was recently attacked by three Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants in Jammu. Six soldiers and a civilian were killed and 10 others, including four soldiers, were injured in the militant attack on the Sunjuwan camp. All three militants, who […]

4,799 stone pelting incidents in JK in 3 years; 19 killed: GoI

4,799 stone pelting incidents in JK in 3 years; 19 killed: GoI

New Delhi: Altogether 4,799 stone pelting incidents were reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last three years in which 17 protesters and two security personnel were killed, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir said there were 730 stone pelting incidents in 2015, 2,808 such incidents in 2016 […]

57 percent of cases in Srinagar not challaned by police

57 percent of cases in Srinagar not challaned by police

Srinagar: Cases of stone-pelting sharply decreased last year but cases of robbery, illegal constructions, and maintenance to divorced wives increased in the Srinagar district court. The court received 3,383 FIRs in 2017 as compared to 2,571 in 2016. However, 57 percent of the FIRs last year have not been challaned by the police. Of the […]

Police arrest 2 youth in Shopian, declare them chronic stone-throwers

Police arrest 2 youth in Shopian, declare them chronic stone-throwers

SHOPIAN: The government forces on intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday arrested two persons in a raid from Meminder village of Shopian after the clashes during the day in the village against the killing of a Kulgam civilian at the hands of government forces. The family of the arrested persons told Kashmir Reader that past […]

1,198 stone pelting protests in JK this year: HM

1,198 stone pelting protests in JK this year: HM

New Delhi: Incidents of stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir had come down significantly – from 2,808 in 2016 to 1,198 till November this year – Parliament was informed on Wednesday. “The incidents of stone-pelting against security forces in the state of Jammu and Kashmir are reported to be 2,808 during the year 2016 and 1,198 […]

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