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The six forest personnel, who were present at the spot, have been asked to record their statements at the STR office within two days.
The Supreme Court today agreed to examine a plea of the border state that the police does not require prior sanction before lodging an FIR against army personnel.
The J-K police had registered an FIR against Kumar for his alleged involvement in the Shopian firing incident earlier this year.
Anti-Sterlite protests: Imposition of Sec 144 was not known to public in Thoothukudi, reveals report
A coalition of civil society organisations and individuals, under ‘Coordinating Committee for People’s Inquest into Thoothukudi Police Firing’ was set up to organise an independent people’s inquest.
Shops and other business establishments reopened today in Kupwara and traffic was also plying on all routes normally.
The incident took place last evening when the soldier was manning a forward post in Akhnoor sector's Khour area.
The Madras High Court has directed the State government to submit all video clippings relating to the police firing incidents during the anti-Sterlite protests at Thoothukudi.
Men, women and children came out to the roads and demanded stringent action against the soldiers involved in the civilian deaths. Later, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of the trio
Originally, the commission was asked to inquire into the causes and circumstances leading to the opening of fire resulting in death and injuries to persons on May 22 at Thoothukudi.
The Thoothukudi police have inspected the house and office of advocate Vanchinathan, who arrested for on charges of instigating violence during protests on May 22 in Thoothukudi.
Murali Rambha, Thoothukudi SP, claimed that investigation by CB-CID was going on in a fair and impartial manner. There is no necessity to transfer the case to the CBI, she added.
A panel report had concluded that police firing had become necessary for the purposes of self-preservation and mob dispersal during the violent agitation.
Colonel J V Mahadik suffered grievous injuries after his personal weapon went off accidentally while he was travelling in a vehicle in Khundroo area of Anantnag district
19-year-old Rodsingh arrested with 32 kg illegal poppy husk was among the 6 farmers given Rs five lakh each compensation.
Much has been said about the Thoothukudi firing. But activists are still not happy with the manner in which the closure was done.