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Man gets 5 –yr jail for sodomising boy in Bandipora

Bhat Waheed Bandipora, September 05: A local court today sentenced a man for 5 years imprisonment for sodomising a minor,  14 years ago.           Chief Judicial Magistrate Bandipora Raja Muhammad Tasleem sentenced Mohammad Ramzan Sofi Alias Cement to a simple imprisonment of 5 years with a fine of Rs 20000 after being found guilty of doing unnatural sex with a minor ... Read More »

2016 killings: SHRC issues notice to DG Police

  Srinagar, Aug 29, CNS: State Human Rights Commission has admitted a petition seeking probe into the civilian killings in 2016 and compensation to the victim families. The Commission also issued a notice to Director General of Police asking him to furnish a detailed report in this regard.       The Commission’s response came after a petition was filed by Centre for ... Read More »

Govt initiates process for constitution of maiden Law Commission

‘Term of Commission shall be for a period of 3 years’           SRINAGAR, AUGUST 12: The Government today accorded formal sanction to the establishment of Law Commission in the State for a period of three years.           The Commission consists of a full-time chairperson, two full-time members and two part time members while Secretary Law will be the ex-officio member ... Read More »

Srinagar gets new, state-of-art District Court Complex

Spread over 230 kanals of land, complex has 2.5 lakh sft working space with scenic greens SRINAGAR, JULY 29: Enumerating the importance of the institution of justice for bringing accountability in democracies, Minister for Law and Justice, Abdul Haq, today said an effectively functioning judiciary has a cascading effect on other institutions of the State. "Without the institution of justice, mankind ... Read More »

Justice Magray visits Subordinate Courts of Baramulla, Budgam

          BARAMULLA, JUNE 21: J&K High Court Judge Justice Ali Mohammad Magray, today visited various Subordinate Courts of District Baramulla and Budgam.           During his visit to Munsiff Court Tangmarg and Magam, he inspected the court work and proceedings and gave specific directions for disposal of old cases.           He inspected the functioning of the E-court and directed the presiding officer ... Read More »

Baderwah court issues arrest warrant against Geelani

He is already under house arrest from the last 7 years: Hurriyat (G) Srinagar Jun 20 (KNS): A Court in Baderwah has issued an arrest warrant to Hurriyat (G) Syed Ali Geelani in a case that has been going on in the court since 1989. Hurriyat (G) spokesman, Ayaz Akbar told KNS that Geelani had given a speech in Baderwah ... Read More »

Indo-Pak Cricket: JHCBA issues Show Cause notice to a lawyer over Facebook Post

Jammu, June 20: Jammu High Court Bar Association has issued show cause notice to one of its members over a facebook post posted by the member during Final match of Champions Trophy between India-Pakistan. General Secretary Prem N Sadotra issued the Show Cause notice against Advocate Altaf Hussain Janjua  saying that after conclusion of India Vs Pakistan cricket match, he has ... Read More »

Government accords sanction to the prosecution of 8 public servants

SRINAGAR | JUNE 06 (PTK): The State Government has issued orders sanctioning prosecution in respect of eight public servants namely Sh. Ram Chand, the then Assistant Sub-Inspector at Police Post Hatli Morh Kathua, Sh. Peer Shakeel Ahmed, the then Incharge Horticulture Development Officer Dooru District Anantnag, Sh Mohammad Muzafar Khan, the then Junior Engineer, PHE Handwara, Sh Showkat Hussain Pir, the ... Read More »

High Court issues Notice in ‘2015 Baramulla Assault Case’; DSP Feroz Yahya named as main accused

  SRINAGAR | JUNE 06 (PTK): The Jammu and Kashmir High Court issued notice today in a case relating to serious assault by the police on 22 year old Javaid Ahmad Lone of Qazi Hamam, Baramulla town. Status report was sought from the State respondents. According to statement issued, the writ petition filed by the father of the victim and heard ... Read More »

HC issues notice to Govt to file response to PIL on Koul Commission

  PIL submitted by M M Shuja Srinagar, Jun 05 (KNS): The High Court Monday Monday issued a notice to the government to file objections to the petition filed by a social activists on making public the report submitted by Justice (Retd) Moti Lal Koul Commission on the civilian killings of 2010. Chief Justice of High Court Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice Ali ... Read More »