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Hyderpora Encounter: I want OGW tag removed from my son’s face; rehabilitation of his wife, children: slain Dr Mudasir Gul’s father

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Justice should prevail; my minor daughter tries to call her father every day, I have no answers to her, says Dr Gul’s wife; Thankful to LG for handing over body of Altaf, now time to punish those who killed my brother: slain building owner’s brother

(Asian News Hub) – The family members of slain Dr Mudasir Gul Saturday urged the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to conduct the probe in a transparent manner so that “the OGW tag is removed from slain Gul” and that ensure rehabilitation of his wife and little kids on priority. On the other hand, the family of slain Altaf Ahmed Bhat urged the LG Sinha to punish the “officials involved in killing civilians in the Hyderpora encounter so that justice he has promised stands done.”

Talking to reporters at his Srinagar residence, Ghulam Muhammad Rather, the father of Dr Gul said that he wants to see the OGW tag removed from his slain son’s face. “Let me tell you that there is nobody linked to militancy in our family and not even in our far off relations. The LG can get the 30 year background of my son checked. None in our family was linked to militancy directly or indirectly,” Rather said as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO). He said that the OGW tag put on the face of his son should be removed and that can happen after “thorough and transparent investigations.” “My first demand is that I want the OGW tag removed from my son’s face,” Rather said and broke down.

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Rather said that his son had done a dental surgeon course and couldn’t get a job after which he started his own real estate business. Speaking on the occasion, slain Dr Gul’s second wife, Humaira Gul said that she wanted to know why her husband was killed in the first place. “What I want now is justice and nothing else. My daughter could see the face of her father one last time. She tries every evening to talk to her father as she takes my phone and cries baba, baba,” she said as tears rolled down on her cheeks. “My husband had a deep cut on his neck and bruises all over. My daughter and I won’t remember the face my husband had before his killing but the one when his body was handed over to us. That face would continue to haunt me as my daughter as she grows up.”

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Abdul Majeed Bhat, the brother of slain building owner Altaf Ahmed Bhat, told reporters that he was thankful to LG for handing him over the body of his brother. “Now I urge LG sahib to ensure those involved in the killing of civilians at Hyderpora including my brother, should be spared. If he is serious in ensuring justice, as promised by him, he should punish those who killed my innocent brother,” Bhat said amid tears in his eyes.

The building owner Altaf and businessman Dr Mudasir were among four persons killed in the Hyderpora encounter on Monday evening. They were laid to rest at Handwara and after massive outcry and protests by their families and mainstream leaders across J&K, their bodies were exhumed late on Thursday evening and handed over to their families in Srinagar. Altaf, a resident of Barzula and Dr Mudasir, a resident of Rawalpora were laid to rest at their ancestral graveyards in the dead on night on Thursday with limited number of people present in the burial process.

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Army man found dead under mysterious circumstances at Badami Bagh, Sgr

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(Asian News Hub) – An Army man was found dead under mysterious circumstances inside Badami Bagh cantonment Srinagar on Friday.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a 24-year-old soldier of Kilo Force identified as Signalman Anuj Singh of Banka, Bihar was found dead inside Badami Bagh Cantonment, Srinagar on Friday afternoon.

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Meanwhile, police has registered case in this regard and investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause of death.

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It’s starlink satellite train in sky, no need to panic: ADGP Jammu

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(Asian News Hub) – Additional Director General of Police for Jammu zone, Mukesh Singh Friday said that starlink satellite train was seen over sky in areas of Jammu which people mistook as mysterious light of an aerial object and there was no need to panic.

ADG of Police, Mukesh Singh told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that starlink train of satellites have been seen in sky in areas of Rajouri and Poonch.

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“The mysterious light are of satellite of starlink train category, “said ADG Singh said.

Pertinent to mention here that Elon Musk starlink satellite train is a category of satellite which are often seen in the sky.

Earlier, on Friday evening, panic gripped in areas of Rajouri, Poonch and others parts of Jammu zone too after locals spotted mysterious lights in air. People mistook it as a drone while security forces were also put on high alert.

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Residential house gutted in Mamar blaze

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(Asian News Hub) – A residential house was partially gutted in a fire incident that broke out in Hariganiwan, Mamar area of Ganderbal district on Friday evening.

Reports reaching the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that the fire broke out in a residential house belonging to Qarisha Begum, wife of Late Muhammad Rafiq Kasana.

The firefighters and locals doused the flames and prevented the fire from spreading to nearby localities, witnesses said, adding that the residential house suffered partial damage.

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One of the relatives of the fire victim told KNO that the property worth lakhs of rupees got damaged in the blaze.

The cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained, an official, meanwhile, said.

Meanwhile, the local villagers urged the administration to compensate the losses of the downtrodden family at the earliest.

Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the incident and has started investigation into the matter.

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