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FIR in Shopian shootout case based on Army submission: J&K Police

In its written submission to police in Shopian that was made the basis for FIR, the Army stated that “probably” three over ground workers were killed in the shootout.

At stake in Shopian

Case before apex court will be watched for what it says about due process and justice, its implications for AFSPA.


Yasin Malik detained while trying to protest against alleged killing of civilians in Shopian firing

Malik, along with his supporters, reached Budshah bridge here and tried to march towards Lal Chowk, officials said. They were stopped and taken into preventive custody, they added.

Shopian firing: Why J&K plea may lead nowhere

In over 27 years of militancy, no Army or paramilitary forces personnel has faced a civilian court on charges brought by the Jammu and Kashmir Police. This is because the Centre has not given permission that is required under the AFSPA.

Shopian firing: Ex-Army chief V P Malik demands withdrawal of FIR

Two civilians were killed when Army personnel fired at a stone-pelting mob in Ganovpora village in Shopian on January 27, prompting the chief minister to order an inquiry into the incident.

Army firing in Shopian: Supreme Court to hear plea of booked officer’s father Monday

Lt Col Singh's plea was mentioned by advocate Aishwarya Bhati before a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.


Father of officer booked for Shopian moves SC: Firing to control terror mob

In the petition, Lt Colonel Karamveer Singh, father of Major Aditya Kumar, said the firing was done to control “a savage and violent mob engaged in terrorist activity.”

Mehbooba Mufti says time not ripe to revoke AFSPA, defends Army's counter FIR in Shopian incident

Three civilians were killed when army personnel opened fire at stone-pelting mob in Shopian last week. An inquiry was then ordered by the Chief Minister following which the J&K Police lodged an FIR under IPC. The FIR also names an Army Major.

BJP, PDP keep to opposing positions on Shopian FIR

On Tuesday, Rajiv Sharma, a BJP MLA from Akhnoor, during discussion on grants for PHE, flood control and irrigation, asked the state government why wasn’t an FIR filed against stone-throwers who attacked the soldiers.

Shopian firing: Another injured youth succumbs, toll rises to three

Army said its personnel had fired in self-defence after a junior level officer fell unconscious following the mob attack.