An embroidery artisan who created magic on fabric till a year ago and now shunned by neighbours as the army's “human shield” against stone-pelters, Farooq Ahmed Dar is a broken man, struggling to pick up the threads of his life.
Kashmir human shield row: State govt's refusal to compensate Farooq Ahmed Dar latest twist to long-running saga
The Mehbooba Mufti government has declined to compensate Farooq Ahmed Dar, the "human shield" tied to an Indian Army jeep in April.
Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission chairperson Justice Bilal Nazki had directed the state government in July to give the compensation amount to Dar.
Kashmir: NIA identifies 48 mob-handlers, 28 WhatsApp groups who provoked stone-pelters, disrupted anti-terror ops
NIA has identified 48 mob-handlers who provoked mobs and orchestrated stone-pelting to interfere with anti-terror operations in Kashmir.
Kashmir terror funding case: NIA seizes LeT letterheads, cash in raids across Srinagar, Delhi, Haryana
NIA seized over Rs 1 crore in cash, letterheads of banned terror outfits like LeT, and incriminating documents in raids conducted across Srinagar, Delhi, and Haryana.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday carried out searches at 14 places in Kashmir and eight places in Delhi in connection with terror funding received from Pakistan for carrying out subversive activities in the Valley.
Taking cognisance of a complaint alleging rights violation in the 'human shield' incident involving the Army in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Defence Ministry seeking details of the action taken on it.
An army major, on whose direction Dar was tied to a jeep as a "human shield" against stone pelters in Kashmir, has been honoured.