Located on the banks of river Jhelum, town Baramulla in north Kashmir that was also known as the gate way of Kashmir before partition has been turned into a neglected district headquarters – both politically and economically.
Besides discussing the overall security scenario in the state, Mufti asked heads of security agencies to implement Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) while executing operations in different parts of the state.
Asif Ahmad Sheikh (23), Haseeb Ahmad Khan (18) and Mohammad Ashgar (21) — residents of Kakar Hamam area of the district — were shot dead from a point blank range outside a shop in Iqbal Market by at least three gunmen earlier this month.
In the Baramullah attack, Mohammad Ashraf Mir and his wife Saleema were seriously injured. Both were taken to hospital, however, Mir succumbed to his injuries and wife Saleema was referred to Srinagar.
According to JKLF spokesman, the police stopped Malik's car when he was on his way to take part in the protest meet called by the Joint Resistance Leadership - an amalgam of separatist outfits - and assaulted him.
A police spokesperson said that the social media posts identify the man in the photograph as Tanveer Ahmad Kasana, 18, student of Darul Uloom Tawheed Gunj, Baramulla, and state that he is missing from April 14.
Asked about Tasaduq’s interview to The Indian Express on Thursday, Omar said, “I will not say his remarks came late. I salute his honesty. In politics, there are very few instances to see this kind of honesty.”
National Conference working president Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said that lawyers got emboldened by actions of two ministers in the PDP-BJP coalition government in the state and asked the government whether action will be taken against them.