2018 September 09 » Kashmir Media Service

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) met several resistance leaders and discussed with them the prevailing socio-political scenario of the territory.

The JKPM delegates, who are currently on a visit to Srinagar, apart from Syed Ali Gilani, called on the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, Dr Abdul Hamid Fayaz, the newly elected chief of Jamaat-e-Islami of Kashmir, and members of the High Court Bar Association (HCBA). »

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Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-R (JKLF-R) has strongly condemned the raids on the residence of its illegally detained chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar.

Chief Patron of JKLF-R, Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo and Advocate Ayoub Rathor in a statement issued in Srinagar deplored that the authorities on one pretext or the other are harassing and intimidating the families of leadership. »

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CASOs trigger clashes in Shopian

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Asif Nazir Dar, who was killed by the Indian troops in custody.

The dead body of the martyred youth, a resident of Panzgam area in Awantiproa, was mysteriously recovered in Hazratbal area of Srinagar, yesterday. Informed sources believe that Asif Nazir Dar was killed by the troops at some unknown place after arresting him a few days ago. At least five rounds of funeral prayers were held for the martyr. The authorities suspended mobile and Internet services in Awantipora and adjoining areas as a part of precautionary measure to prevent protests. »

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Hurriyat leaders participate in Sultani’s funeral

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has strongly condemned the killing of APHC activist, Hakeem-ur-Rehman Sultani and described it as a terrible incident.

Unidentified gunmen fired upon the APHC activist, Hakeem-ur-Rehman Sultani, outside his home at Reshipora Bomai in Sopore the other day. He was immediately shifted to Sopore hospital where he was declared as brought dead. »

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Jammu, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a board of doctors set up by the Medical Superintendent of the Medical College in Jammu to ascertain the cause of death of the eight-year-old Kathua rape and murder victim, Aasifa Bano, has confirmed she died of asphyxiation while being sexually assaulted.

As per reports, the board was constituted on the request of the SHO, Hiranagar police station.The reports said that the evidence was submitted in the court of Dr Tejwinder Singh, Pathankot District and Sessions Judge. »

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Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has strongly condemned the arrest of two Kashmiri engineering students by Indian police in Delhi and termed their detention as a ploy to intimidate the Kashmiri student fraternity engaged in their studies in Indian educational institutions.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar described the police action as a deliberate attempt to spoil the future of student community from Jammu and Kashmir and said that scores of such cases could be cited as an example wherein Kashmir-based students were implicated in fictitious cases and were acquitted by the courts after a long trail of 15 and 16 years of ordeal in different jails of India. »

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Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family of a youth from Shopian, sent to Kot Bhalwal jail, Jammu, under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA), has denounced his illegal detention.

Ghulam Jeelani Gatoo, 19, was picked up by police from his residence on February 2 and booked on the fake charge of stone pelting. A few days later before he could be out on bail, was booked again under some different charges. And then followed a raft of cases registered against him. »

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RSF demands unconditional release of journalist

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, journalist Aasif Sultan who was arrested by the Indian police, last month, has been sent to judicial custody till 22nd of this month.

Shafaat Mir, the lawyer of detained Asif Sultan, told media in Srinagar that a court while hearing his bail plea sent him to judicial custody at Srinagar Central Jail.

Sultan, who works with a local news magazine, was formally arrested last week after six-day detention at a police station in Batmaloo area of Srinagar. Several journalist bodies have called for his immediate release. »

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