Human shield

Army Major Meetul Gogoi, who was involved in human shield row, now gets reportedly caught with minor girl in J-K hotel

Gogoi had booked a room for two persons for a night online, and showed up at the Grand Mamta Hotel in Srinagar around 10 am with a local girl aged 16-17, sources said.

published on : 24th May 2018

One year on, life in shreds for 'human shield' who once was embroidery artisan

On April 9, 2017, a team led by Major Gogoi tied Dar to the bonnet of an Army jeep to escape heavy stone pelting in central Kashmir's Budgam district, the image going on to make global headlines.

published on : 8th April 2018

Jammu and Kashmir government refuses Rs 10 lakh compensation to 'human shield' victim Dar

Farooq Ahmed Dar, the "human shield" was tied to an Army jeep and taken around the Srinagar parliamentary constituency during the bypoll on April 9.

published on : 6th November 2017

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

Using human shield is not Indian Army norm: General Bipin Rawat

He also dismisses criticism that the Army is trigger-happy, but says the level of violence in Jammu and Kashmir needs to be brought down for any meaningful dialogue with stakeholders.

published on : 8th June 2017

Human shield case: NHRC seeks action taken report from Defence Ministry

The complaint was filed by a Bhubaneswar-based activist, who alleged that the Army had violated the law by tying a man to a jeep and using him as a "human shield" against stonepelting in JK.

published on : 1st June 2017

Human shield issue: Dirty war in Kashmir has to be fought with innovative ways, says Army chief General Bipin Rawat

Gen Rawat said that as the Army chief, it was his duty to lift the morale of the army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir and he did it by awarding Major Gogoi.

published on : 28th May 2017