According to official sources, despite being informed well in advance, Singh skipped the meet to protest against the finance department's alleged discriminatory treatment to Jammu region in matters of development.
A 90-year-old resident of Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) along with his wife and a grown up daughter landed into police custody on Monday after they used the Nepal route to illegally cross over to Jammu & Kashmir on this side of the Line of Control.
Police sources said the is significant as the Sarthal area has not seen militant activities since early 2000. Sarthal is located on the border of Bhaderwah in the hilly Doda district, which recently saw militant activities.
THE Jammu & Kashmir Police have started looking for over half a dozen students of class 12 who on Thursday raised pro-Pakistan slogans during school hours, leading to tension at Sial Sui in Kalakote area of border Rajouri district.