The Kashmir police booked seven people including the father of father of a youth, who was killed in the alleged Lawaypora fake encounter on December 30, under the draconian UAPA law.
As reported by Kashmiri Walla, FIR (No. 7/2021) was filed against the seven residents of Pulwama district in south Kashmir under sections 147, 341, 153 IPCs, and 13 of the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) at the police station Rajpora in Pulwama.
After noon prayer in the local mosque
Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, father of Ather Mushtaq, the teenager killed in the Srinagar “gunfight” organised a protest demanding his son’s dead body.
“The police told me to stop talking to the media and to forget whatever has happened and to shut my mouth,” Wani tol news website The Kashmiri Walla.
Taking to Twitter PDP leader and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said,”After losing his son in an alleged fake encounter, Athar Mushtaq’s father has been slapped with an FIR for demanding his dead body. His crime was to stage a peaceful protest. The inhabitants of Naya Kashmir can’t even question a callous admin and have been reduced to living corpses”.