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Violation of Master Plan HC issued notices to IGP Kashmir, DC Srinagar

Legal Correspondent Srinagar, January 13: Kashmir High Court has taken serious note of the construction raised in violation to court orders around Dal lake and asked Inspector General of Police Kashmir and Deputy Commissioner Srinagar to explain their position. A Bench of Justice Husnain Masoodi and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey issued notice IGP Kashmir after Court vigilance commissioner revealed that ... Read More »

Fake encounter case: Court directs police to ensure the presence of witnesses

Srinagar, Dec 31: A local Court here Thursday directed SHO Zadibal to ensure presence of prosecution witnesses on each hearing before the court in fake encounter killing of an Imam case trial in 2006.    Three prosecution witnesses had been summoned to appear before court to record their statements. However, none of them appeared due to unknown reasons.  Taking cognizance ... Read More »

Court refuses to grant bail to Papa Kishtwari’s close aide

Srinagar, Dec 31, CNS: A local court here did not consider the bail plea of a close aide of dread gunman Papa Kishtawari saying that bail can be considered only after going through facts and material available with the court.      The case of notorious government gunman Papa Kishtwari was listed before the court of 4th Additional District Judge Srinagar ... Read More »

Ikhwani sentenced to 6- year imprisonment 

A local court today sentenced a former counter-insurgent to 6 years rigorous imprisonment for killing his wife two decades ago. Principal Sessions judge Bandipora Mohammad Ashraf Malik sentenced Farooq Ahmad Malik and also imposed fine of rupees one lac on the convict. Malik attacked his 21-year old wife Zareena Bano with a hot iron rod in 1995. After battling for ... Read More »

Malik granted interim bail

Srinagar, December 31: A Local court today granted bail to JKLF chief Yasin Malik and his associates who were arrested for attempt to murder charges last week. Malik was booked in FIR 47/2015 under section 307, 148, 149, 332, 353, 427 and 152 RPC. On Friday last week, Malik was arrested as he lead a protest rally against killing of ... Read More »

Khanbal Killing 2010: HC asks SIT to file Chargesheet

Srinagar, Dec 31: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing Khanabal twin killings of 2010 to file charge-sheet of the case in the competent court.   High court had earlier on Tuesday set two months deadline for Special Investigation Team to complete investigation of Khanbalkilling 2010 and asked Police to record statement of ... Read More »

Wamiq Farooq’s father stages protest outside court

‘Set case papers on fire’ Srinagar, Dec 29, CNS: The father of Wamiq The father of Wamiq Faooq Tuesday threatened to end his life in case court grants bail to the two accused cops. While setting all the court papers related to case on fire in the premises of Court Complex Bemina Srinagar, Farooq Ahmed staged a solitary protest alleging ... Read More »

Wamiq Farooq case transferred to another court

Srinagar, Dec 29, CNS: The Additional District and Session Judge Sham Lal Lalhal Tuesday transferred the much publicized Wamiq Farooq case to the court of Principal District and Session Judge Rashid Ali Dar, who is likely to hear the case on the next hearing listed on December 31. On Tuesday when the case came up for the hearing in the ... Read More »

Acid Attack 2014 : Court examined three witnesses

Legal Correspondent Srinagar, Dec 21: In the infamous acid attack case 2014, three witnesses were examined in the ongoing trial of the case here in Srinagar on Monday. The witnesses include Showkat Ahmad Hafiz, Bashir Ahmad Dar and acid seller. The car that was used by the accused was originally owned by Hafiz who sold it to Dar. After about ... Read More »

Court identifies loopholes in Police investigation, returns challan 

Selling of expired Drugs Sheikh Saleem Srinagar, Dec 21: A local court on Monday returned the challan to police while terming the investigation incomplete regarding a case against a clinic wherein a patient was allegedly sold expired injections. Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) said the investigation has not been done properly by the Investigating Officer and directed SSP Srinagar to undergo ... Read More »