In occupied Kashmir High Court Bar Association seeks probe into killing of youth at Arwani

Srinagar, December 09, 2016 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has condemned the killing of youth by Indian troops in Arwani area of Islamabad district terming it as extra-judicial murder. The troops killed three youth, Majid Zargar, Raheel Ameen and Waseem Ahmad, in a house at Hassanpora in Arwani area of the district. The troops shot dead one more youth by opening fire on the demonstrators who were protesting in the area against the killing of the three youth.

The HCBA spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar demanded an independent probe into the killings to bring the perpetrators to book. He said that Indian forces’ personnel fired bullets and pellets against the unarmed civilians protesting against the killings and injured over 30 persons.

The spokesman also expressed grief and sorrow over the death of 48 persons in the air crash that took place at Havelian in Pakistan. He extended sympathy with the bereaved families and prayed for the deceased persons.

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