PATHRIBAL FAKE ENCOUNTER

  • Omar meets PM, raises Army decision in Pathribal fake encounter case February 3, 2014

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in Jammu and raised the issue of Army's controversial decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case, saying punishment should be meted to those responsible for killing of innocent people. Omar also emphasized the need for...
  • J&K: Normal life affected as Hurriyat Conference calls for strike January 31, 2014

    Normal life in Kashmir was partially affected due to a strike called by moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference to protest the army's decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case. Shops, offices and business establishments in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and surrounding areas remained closed due to the strike...
  • J&K: Victims' families condemn Army order to close Pathribal fake encounter January 25, 2014

    Fourteen years after five villagers were killed and passed off as foreign militants who killed 35 Sikhs in Kashmir, the Army has closed the Pathribal fake encounter case saying that the court marshal proceedings could not establish charges against five Army personnel named in the case. ...
  • J&K: Army closes Pathribal encounter case, Omar disappointed January 24, 2014

    Jammu: Nearly 14 years after the Patribhal fake encounter case rocked Jammu and Kashmir, Army has closed the case saying the evidence recorded could not establish prime facie charges against any of the accused persons. Army authorities have conveyed this decision to the Court of the Judicial Magistrate in Srinagar. ...
  • Chati Singhpora massacre survivors await justice March 25, 2013

    Pathribal: It has been 13 years since the horrific Chati Singhpora massacre took place, which was followed by the alleged fake encounters of five youths in Anantnag's district Pathribal. The victims' families of both the incidents are still awaiting justice. Jeet Kaur, who lost her husband and two sons in Chati...
  • Pathribal encounter: Army asks dead to depose October 8, 2012

    Srinagar: The Indian Army is under fire for summoning dead persons in the probe into the Pathribal encounter that took place in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir in March 2000. The families of the victims are shocked at the callousness. They demand that the trial court be shifted...
  • Pathribal encounter: Army to try officers involved June 29, 2012

    Srinagar: The Army will try in General Court Martial (GCM) its officers involved in the Pathribal fake encounter case. The Army has decided to proceed against its five officers under the provisions of the Army Act. The Army had sought transfer of the case from the CJM court in Srinagar....
  • Army to decide on Pathribal fake encounter trial May 1, 2012

    Srinagar: The Supreme Court on Tuesday in its verdict in the Pathribal fake encounter case of Kashmir said that prior permission of the central government is needed to prosecute Army officers. The apex court said that the Army will decide in eight weeks whether the officer accused of fake encounter will...
  • Pathribal fake encounter: 'in mourning for 12 yrs' March 25, 2012

    Srinagar: It's been 12 years since the alleged horrific fake encounters in Pathribal in Kashmir. But the wait for justice is still not over. Five men were picked up in March, 2000 by army men and were later found dead. CNNIBN met with the family of one of the victims who...