According to the sources, the militants tied the hands and legs of Nasir’s family members with ropes, put tapes on their mouths and locked them up in different rooms. Thereafter, they threatened Nasir for nearly 11 hours for joining mainstream politics, said sources.
As the incident led to tension between two communities in the area, Ramban Deputy Commissioner Nazim Zai Khan constituted an inquiry committee headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner and Additional SP, sources said.
The Apache helicopters, the world’s most lethal multi-role combat chopper, had reached India at IAF Hindon Airbase in Ghaziabad on July 27, 2019 and after a series of trials, they were sent to Pathankot airbase.
On the second day of his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, General Rawat was briefed by senior officers on the ground. On Friday, the army chief had exhorted troops to be ready for any contingency along the Line of Control.
General Rawat, who arrived in Srinagar on a two-day visit to the Valley today, "shared intelligence reports of a large number of terrorists ready to infiltrate from multiple launch pads across the Line of Control,’’ said an Army release.
The Indian Express visited the homes of at least five of leaders in Jammu to find that they were confined inside with tight curbs in place: all visitors were questioned by police posted outside, and only friends, relatives and supporters were allowed in.
Meanwhile, Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter Iltija Javed put out copies of a letter addressed to Union Home Minister Amit Shah, asking him why she has been detained at her home and is not allowed to meet anyone. In the letter, Iltija asked if it is a crime to speak for her people.