Farooq Ahmad Dar

Jammu and Kashmir 'human shield' victim on polling duty in Srinagar, skips voting

By not casting their votes, Farooq Ahmad Dar and his mother registered their protest against the harassment and humiliation meted out to him by Army Major Leetul Gogoi, said a relative.

published on : 19th April 2019

Police inquiry reveals human shield victim in Kashmir had cast his vote

Farooq Ahmad Dar, an embroidery artisan, was tied to a bonnet of an army vehicle by Army Major Leetul Gogoi on April 9 and paraded in over a dozen villages to prevent stone pelting.

published on : 25th September 2017

J&K Human Rights Commission asks Govt to pay Rs 10 lakhs compensation to human shield victim

Dar observed that the action led to trauma, resulting in psychiatric stress which may remain with him for the rest of his life.

published on : 10th July 2017