Four government employees including Hizbul chief's son, Bita Karate’s wife sacked citing terror links in J&K
The orders said Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha is satisfied that the activities of the four officials warrant dismissal from service.
Assabah-ul-Arjamand Khan, the wife of Bitta Karate who was arrested in terror-funding cases, was one of the four employees were dismissed from service under Article 311 of the Constitution.
The SIA team was directed to identify the terrorist involved in the FIR and after strenuous efforts, the team arrested him, the officials said.
The operation turned into an encounter after the hiding terrorists fired at the security forces, the spokesman said.
The court also ordered framing of charges against Hizbul Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, Kashmiri separatist leaders Shabbir Shah, Masarat Alam and others.
Umer Ganai, whose Lal Chowk photo recently went viral, was among those killed in the encounter.
The spokesperson said the forces retaliated the fire, leading to an encounter in which two militants were killed.
Security experts said militants in the Valley were likely to be in favour of the ceasefire as it would give them a breather from the unrelenting onslaught of security forces’ operations.
The slain militant was identified as Mudasir Badroo, a resident of Yaripora in Kulgam district after the police launched an operation in Nowbug on receiving information of their presence.
Jammu and Kashmir Government on Thursday suspended Syed Shahid Yousuf, son of Hizbul-Mujahideen chief Syed Salahuddin, from his agriculture department job.
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The 2011 terror funding case pertains to terror money sent through hawala channels by militants based in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to Jammu and Kashmir to instigate terrorist activities.
The NIA is probing illegal funding, including through hawala channels, for terrorist activities in parts of Kashmir Valley.
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Salahuddin admitted to purchasing weapons from international markets, adding that he has the capacity to deliver weapons at any place if he is paid for it.
The U.S. State Department classified 71-year-old Salahuddin as a global terrorist on the eve of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington last month.
As a consequence of this designation, US citizens are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with Salahuddin and all of Salahuddin’s property.
A curfew will be imposed in seven police station areas of the city tomorrow as a pre-emptive measure to prevent spread of violent protests which took place today.
A civilian was killed and at least 30 people were today injured in violent clashes between protesters and security forces in Kashmir Valley following the killing of two Hizbul Mujahideen militants.