Jammu, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Leh police have registered a case against the BJP leaders who tried to bribe journalists to influence the outcome of the recently held so-called Indian Parliamentary elections in Ladakh.

The FIR was registered on the directives of the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM), Leh, after the court took cognizance of the case and the complaint filed by journalists of Leh and leaders of the Congress, who were seeking strict action against the BJP leaders. »

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Inhuman treatment to detainees denounced

Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that the rejection of Indian parliamentary election drama by more than 90 per cent Kashmiris gave a stern message to the Indian government and the international community that they are only interested in the final settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said time has come when the world should come in a big way to address the dispute in its historical background by allowing the people of Kashmir to decide their political future as per their aspirations. »

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New Delhi, May 09 (KMS): India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) has again issued summons to the Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement Chairman, Zafar Akbar Butt.

The NIA has asked the JKSM Chairman to present himself before the probe agency at its headquarters in New Delhi on Saturday.

The NIA in February had raided Zafar Butt’s residence at Bagh-e-Mehtab in Srinagar and searched his residence for hours. »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi has expressed serious concern over the non-production of its illegally detained Chairman, Abdul Samad Inqilabi, in the court and termed it as frustration of the authorities.

Abdul Samad Inqilabi has been languishing in Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu under draconian Public Safety Act (PSA).

The spokesman of Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that in order to prolong illegal detention of Abdul Samad Inqilabi, he was not presented before the court in Kupwara today. The court has fixed May 23 as next date of the hearing in the fake case registered against the detained leader. »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people in the Kashmir valley are facing a crisis situation in the holy month of Ramadan due to shortage of fresh fruits and vegetables in the market, while prices of mutton will likely shoot up as supply trucks are facing multiple curbs on the Srinagar-Jammu highway.

The Joint Secretary of New Kashmir Fruit Association, Parimpora, Shahid Chaudhry in a statement issued in Srinagar said the highway ban and the fresh order of toll tax will affect the supply chain and prices may escalate, putting extra burden on consumers.

He said, “We are not able to cater to the demand of consumers as our supply trucks are being stopped frequently at multiple checkpoints, often for several days. No truck is allowed to pass without paying bribe to the police at Udhampur and Ramban districts.” »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): India’s infamous National Investigation Agency (NIA) registered at least 31 false cases in occupied Kashmir since 2011, says a report.

The report by Srinagar-based English daily, Rising Kashmir said that of these 31 cases, the highest 13 cases were registered in 2018.

This year NIA has so far registered four cases in occupied Kashmir. Of the four cases, three were registered at NIA police station, Jammu, and another at NIA headquarters, New Delhi, it said. »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has condemned imposing toll tax and newly established toll plaza in south Kashmir’s Sangam area of highway.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said this move is yet another economical suppression on Kashmiris aimed to cripple Kashmiri people on economic front. He said it is an anti-people measure and will trigger crisis in the valley.

He urged the authorities to withdraw the inhuman ban on public movement on the highway that is causing tremendous hardships for all segments of Kashmiri people and also revoke toll tax charging order on locals and allow freedom of travel. »

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Jammu, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM), a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference, has strongly condemned the inhuman treatment meted out to the illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists in jails.

The JKPM Chairman, Mir Shahid Saleem, in a statement issued in Jammu said that India was victimizing the Hurriyat leaders on one pretext or the other to suppress the ongoing freedom movement.

Referring to the press conference by the family of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, he said that Yasin Malik was suffering from several ailments and had been kept in jail without medical facilities due to which his health was deteriorating with each passing day. »

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Jammu, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Movement (JKFM), Muhammad Sharif Sartaj, has strongly denounced the registration of a false and fabricated police case against a prominent social worker Advocate Hassan Babar.

Muhammad Sharif Sartaj in a statement issued in Jammu said District Hospital, Doda, is the only medical centre for the poor people of the area which always lacks medical facilities including medicines. He said Advocate Hassan Babar along with his associates has been playing an important role in fulfilling the requirements of the hospital without any discrimination. »

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Srinagar, May 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has expressed serious concern over the miserable plight of the illegally detained Kashmiri political prisoners languishing in different jails of the territory and India.

A DFP spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar demanded unconditional release of all the Kashmiri political detainees on the basis that nothing has been proved against them even after long incarcerations and so-called questioning and trials. He condemned the arrest of many more pro-freedom activists including Mushtaq Ahmed of Ganderbal district. »

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