KEG ends boycott of police after DGP regrets assault on AFP photojournalist

KEG ends boycott of police after DGP regrets assault on AFP photojournalist

JAMMU: Director General Police SP Vaid has regretted the assault on AFP photojournalist Tauseef Mustafa by a police officer last Thursday and hoped that such “isolated instances” will not come in the way of a “synergised approach of law enforcing agency and the media”, an official spokesman said on Tuesday. Vaid said the media and […]

Court asks police to probe 18-year-old murder by Ikhwan

Court asks police to probe 18-year-old murder by Ikhwan

Srinagar: A court in Ganderbal has directed police to set up a special investigations team to investigate the murder of one Ghulam Mohammad Lone by government sponsored Ikhwan militiamen 18 years ago. In a statement, Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) said Lone was killed by members of the Ikhwan led by Nazir Ahmad […]

No trace of Sopore man picked up from his home three years ago

No trace of Sopore man picked up from his home three years ago

Sopore: For the two sisters of Mushtaq Ahmad Changa of Sopore town, every day begins with a search for their brother. This has been their routine for the past three years. In January 2014, Mushtaq, 34, was picked up by men in uniform from his home in Hyder Colony, Arampora Sopore, in Baramulla district, according […]

Youth held for ‘spreading rumours’

Youth held  for ‘spreading rumours’

Srinagar: In pursuance of leads available related to circulation of ‘fake news and malicious propaganda for provoking people’ by using social media, one individual namely Ishfaq Ahmad Dar, resident of Wandina Shopian has been arrested, police said in a statement. Police said that investigation of the case was going on in accordance to the relevant […]

Omar seeks punishment against policeman for assault on photojournalist

Omar seeks punishment against policeman for assault on photojournalist

Srinagar: National Conference Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Friday called veteran photojournalist Tauseef Mustafa and strongly condemned the assault on him by an officer of the J&K Police. Inquiring about Tauseef’s well-being, Omar Abdullah said he strongly condemned the assault while demanding that the government and the police leadership takes timely and exemplary action […]

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