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Restrictions imposed to prevent separatist march to Shopian

Restrictions imposed to prevent separatist march to Shopian”

Police, however, has detained Malik in Central jail while Geelani and Mirwaiz have been put under house arrest.

The spokesman said that government forces enjoy complete immunity from any accountability or legal prosecution under the cover of Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA.

JRL leaders and activists including Mohammad Rafiq Owasi, Meraj u Din Rabbani, Davinder Singh Behel, Syed Mohammad Shafi, Mohd Shafi Lone, Kh Firdous Ahmad, Mohammad Yusuf Naqash, Yasmeen Raja, Mohammad Yasin Ataie, Syed Imtiyaz Hyder, Rameez Raja, Aashiq Hussain, Imran Bhat, Zahoor Ahmad Beg and Nisar Ahmad led protest march against recent civilian killing spree by forces in Kashmir.

Yesterday, many protesters were injured in clashes with the security forces.

Mirwaiz, calling for abolishing of AFSPA, said that the lives of the people of Kashmir are perpetually at great risk. "Unless the draconian law AFSPA is not abolished, the killing of Kashmiris will continue and we will keep losing our young and old men and women".

The investigations into the January 27 incident against an Army Major was stopped by the Supreme Court on Monday.So far, no family member of the four deceased, whom the locals and the family members described as "civilians", have come forward to register their statements with the police.

The four civilians were travelling in a vehicle when they were hit by the Army fire.

Even Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in her tweet had referred to them as civilians.

He said strict restrictions under Section 144 CrPc have been imposed in Shopian and in Nowhatta, Rainawari, Khanyar, Safakadal and M R Gunj police station areas of Srinagar. Schools, colleges and universities have been closed. All examinations scheduled for Wednesday stand postponed.

Shopian town and adjoining areas observed a shutdown for the second consecutive day on Tuesday while incidents of stone-pelting took place in parts of the city in protest against the killings in the firing incident in the south Kashmir district in Sunday.



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