Yasin was the first government official to visit the villages of Kunan and Poshpora to note down the testimonies of the victims.
There are over two dozen foreign nationals, including Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and Burmese, in Barrack No. 9 of the jail.
On his arrival, the Congress MLA from Rajouri said at Srinagar Airport that he was “innocent”. “It is a conspiracy to defame me.”
Over 700 BJP activists, marched from Indira Chowk to the Secretariat, raising anti-government slogans and seeking its dismissal.
In a bid to evade arrest, Khan even approached the state high court seeking permission to file an application for pre-arrest bail.
Prime Minister will inaugurate 101st Annual Indian Science Congress on Monday, in which 8,000 delegates are expected to take part.
Five civilians were killed in the fake encounter on March 26, 2000 at Pathribal in South Kashmir with the victims being branded by Army as foreign militants.
Cong Leadership, including party vice president Rahul Gandhi has been strongly batting for implementation of the 73rd amendment in Jammu and Kashmir.
Apart from the Deputy Chief Minister, the CSC had three ministers each from both National Conference and the Congress.
At Zoni Tengri — a small plateau high up above Wuskhah — the villagers have fenced the place and set up a raised platform as a memorial.
CBI had in 2006 indicted five army personnel for staging the encounter while giving a clean chit to state police.
In a warning to Pakistan, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh Monday said India will respond in equal measure if Pakistan breaks any rules as he revealed that 10 Pakistani soldiers had been killed in a recent military action.
Pakistan has committed ceasefire violations 195 times along the LoC so far this year.
The car had been seized on charges of tainted glasses and driving without any documents.
He said insecurity has forced the Pandit population to flee.