There were protests in the belt and  in one case, the locals caught a couple of Ikhwanis and handed them over to the police. He has been collecting details about his wife but the police allegedly are not cooperative. At one point of time, he had approached the high court but withdrew the case later alleging that it was under duress. Now he even accused the police of arresting and threatening him. Police that has been otherwise solving murders overnight must act fast. A good looking woman can not be separated from her family because somebody from the official gunmen likes her.

SHRC chairman Justice (Retd) Bashir-ud-Din, who is tasked to probe some of the killings of the 2010 unrest, has blamed the state government for the delay. While his commission has recorded statements, the CRPF has gone to the court and stayed its appearance before the commission which is key to the investigations. The petition has levelled allegations against his person as well. While the state government was supposed to intervene in vacation of the stay and defending the judge it has appointed, it has not happened.


It was just a stamp sized photograph pasted on a love letter that helped police to trace the man after four years of committing the crime. Abdul Gaffar faked himself as Captain Aman Sharma and managed a love affair with Anjana Sihag, a Rajathani girl studying in Jammu. One day when the girl got to know of his real identity and rank, the affair ended. But they met for the last time and the session proved disastrous for the girl because she was raped by the soldier. She returned to hostel, consumed poison and was declared dead on September 20, 2007. Investigations reached nowhere as they surrounded an elusive and non existent captain. Finally a police officer detected a thumbnail picture on a love letter and that settled the case. ‘Captain’ was charged formally and arrested.

JAMMU: It is bonhomie on the boundary dividing J&K from PaK. In Samba sector, a 7-year-old Gujjar boy Surma was grazing his cattle with his father when he fell into Basantar rivulet and was washed away to the other side on August 8. A day later, Pakistan Rangers handed over the boy to the BSF who finally handed him over to his father, a resident of Chak Manga (Gujran). In July Parveena Akhter of Gotarian village had a tip off with her parents and the angry lady crossed over to the other side. Pakistan army handed over the young lady on August 11 at Chakan da Bagh crossing point.

SRINAGAR: Daughter of a former chief engineer, Priyadarshini Mattoo was 23 when a police man’s son in Delhi kidnapped her and killed her after rape on January 23, 1996. It was one of the highly reported cases of abuse by the media. Her parents – C L Mattoo and Rajeshwari (former principal College of Education) set up a Foundation that decided to observe her birth anniversary in Srinagar. The slain was a law graduate but loved singing, so the Foundation organized a musical event in the Radio Kashmir. Mattoos were overwhelmed by the affection people showered on them. Singh, her killer, is serving life imprisonment.

BULGAM: Musaib Teli was just an eight year old boy. He was crushed to death by a TATA Safari near Bulgam. Though the vehicle was driven by MLA Karnah Kafil-ur-Rehman’s daughter, newspaper reports suggest that the police eventually arrested her husband Ishfaq Ahmad Wani. The vehicle (JK01 4301) was seized as well by the Police Post Potkha after registering an FIR. There are no details available about the follow up.


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