Srinagar, October 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s investigating agency Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized the property of illegally detained senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party, Shabbir Ahmed Shah.

The ED had issued a notice to the wife and two daughters of Shabbir Shah, asking them to vacate their residential house at Rawalpora in Srinagar and hand over its possession to it within 10 days.

The notice to Bilquees Shah, wife of Shabbir Shah, and his two daughters – Sama Shabbir and Sehar Shabbir – was issued in the last week of September. The property was provisionally attached by the ED and the order was subsequently confirmed. »

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New Delhi, October 04 (KMS): India’s notorious National Investigation Agency (NIA), today, filed a charge-sheet before a Delhi court against illegally detained Hurriyat leaders including, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Aasiya Andrabi and Masarrat Aalam Butt in a fake case registered against them in 2017.

This is the second charge-sheet filed in the case. Additional Sessions Judge, Rakesh Syal put up the matter for taking cognisance on October 23. The judicial custody of Yasin Malik has been extended to the same date. »

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Jammu, October 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a TADA court in Jammu, today, issued non-bailable warrants against pro-freedom leaders, Showkat Ahmed Bakhshi and Javaid Ahmed Mir in three-decade old false cases registered against them by the Indian authorities.

The TADA court judge, Subash C Gupta, also directed Superintendent Tihar Jail, New Delhi, for making necessary arrangements for production of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik through Video conferencing on October 23.

The court issued non-bailable arrest warrants against Showkat Bakhshi and Javaid Mir and also directed that their sureties be produced on or before next date of hearing.

Court further observed that Muhammad Yasin Malik was not produced from Tihar Jail, New Delhi, on the last hearing.

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Home Ministry asked authorities not to produce Malik in court

New Delhi, October 01 (KMS): The Indian Tihar Jail authorities refused to present illegally detained Jammu and Kashmir Liberaton Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik before court in an old fake case registered against him by authorities.

The Tihar Jail authorities on Tuesday expressed their inability to produce Kashmiri leader Muhammad Yasin Malik in a Jammu court.

Yasin Malik is currently facing trial in a fake case about the killing of four Indian Air Force personnel and kidnapping of Rubaiya Sayeed, the daughter of then Indian Home Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed in 1989-90, and was expected to be presented before court, today.

The Tihar prison authorities told the special TADA court in Jammu that earlier this year, the Ministry of Home Affairs had instructed them not to produce Yasin Malik in any court. »

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Srinagar, October 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their continued acts of state terrorism martyred 16 Kashmiris including a woman and two young boys during the last month of September.

According to the data compiled by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, of those martyred six youth were killed in fake encounters. The killings rendered one woman widowed and two children orphaned.

During the period, 281 people were injured in the firing of bullets, pellets and teargas shells on peaceful protesters by Indian troops and police personnel. As many as 157 people including Hurriyet activists and youth were arrested during the period.

The authorities also disallowed people to offer Friday prayers four times at the grand mosques including Jamia Masjid and Dargah Hazratbal in Srinagar and other areas of the territory.

Twenty five (25) residential houses were damaged and destroyed during siege and search operations and four (4) women molested by the Indian troops, paramilitary forces and police personnel in the month.

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Srinagar, September 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior High Court lawyer and former Bar president, Nazir Ahmad Ronga has been booked under the black law PSA for speaking against India’s illegal and unilateral decision to revoke the territory’s special status.

Nazir Ahmad Ronga, who is also a close aide and legal adviser of Hurriyat forum Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, was taken into custody by the Chrar-e-Sharief police station on August 9 and subsequently booked under the draconian Public Safety Act on the orders of District Magistrate, Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudhary on August 17. »

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Srinagar, September 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, at least 253 habeas corpus petitions were filed in the High Court of the territory from August 5 to September 19 and 37 of these were filed on a single day (August 27).

Habeas corpus is recourse in law through which a person can report an unlawful detention to a court and request that the court orders the custodian of the person, usually a prison official, to bring the detainee to the court, to determine whether the detention is lawful. »

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Washington, September 20 (KMS): A US court has asked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other members of his government to respond within 21 days to the charge that they have illegally occupied the internationally–recognised disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir and are committing gross human rights violations there.

A US district court in Houston, Texas, has taken the action on a complaint filed by the Kashmir Khalitsan Referendum Front. Modi is scheduled to address a joint rally with President Donald Trump in Houston on Sunday (September 22). »

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Srinagar, September 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police have arrested three relatives of noted mujahid commander, Mushtaq Ahmed Zargar, after raiding his residence in Srinagar.

Indian police raided the residence of Mushtaq Zargar in Nowhatta area of Srinagar and harassed his family members. The police also took along his brothers, Fayaz Ahmed Zargar and Bilal Ahmed Zargar, as well as 8-year-old nephew, Ibrahim, and shifted them to some undisclosed destination.

It is to mention here that Indian forces’ personnel have already subjected Mushtaq Zargar’s brother-in-law, Siraj Farooq, to custodial disappearance and his family members have no information about his whereabouts for the last twenty years. Mushtaq Zargar’s two relatives Aadil Siraj and Dawood Zargar have been under illegal detention for the past two and a half years.

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Srinagar, September 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the curfew and communications blackout across occupied Kashmir entered 44th day, today amid shops and business establishments remained shut and schools without attendance.

The schools remain open across the Valley but the students fail to turn up as parents are unwilling to send their wards to schools. The attendance in government offices also remained thin.

The mobile telephone services and internet including broadband services continued to remain suspended since August 5. »

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