North Kashmir Disappearance Case: SHRC to hear the case on Feb 21

Neyaz Elahi

Srinagar: State Human Rights Commission on Friday listed the case with regard to disappearance of a Kupwara youth from Army camp and injuries to another for hearing on February 21 this month.

The case hearing was adjourned today after Director General of Police, SSP Kupwara and Director SKIMS failed to submit their reports.

The Commission has sought detailed status report from DGP and SSP Kupwara after one Manzoor Ahmed Khan disappeared from 27 Rashtriya Rifles camp on May 31, 2017 while another youth Nasarullah who was also taken into custody was found half dead nearby the army camp in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

The petition vide number 266/Kup/2017 in this regard was filed by International Forum for Justice Chairman Muhammad Ahsan Untoo on September 6 last year.

As per petitioner Indian army’s 27 RR “Trehmukh Top post” Kupwara took Manzoor Ahmed Khan son of Ghulam Qadir and Nasarullah Khan son of Sharifulla Khan of Devar Lolab into custody on May 31, 2017 and since then Manzoor is missing while Nasarullah was found half dead nearby army camp and was shifted to SKIMS for treatment where doctors after check up found his kidneys have been damaged due to torture.

Police station Lalpora had filed a case under FIR No 63/2017 in this regard under section 364, 343 RPC.

Director SKIMS according to petitioner has not submitted medical report about Nasarullah before the Commission till date.

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