High Court directs for identification parade
ASHRAF KOKA ABDUCTION CASE
D A RASHID
Srinagar, Dec 19: The High Court Wednesday asked the Investigating officer in Muhammad Ashraf Koka abduction and enforced disappearance case to provide date and venue to ITBP Inspector General Inder Singh Negi and other accused for carrying out the identification parade.
The Additional Advocate General, MA Chashoo representing the State, submitted a communication from Senior Superintendent of Police (Anantnag) to the Headquarters Northern Frontier ITBP in the court informing the force that the IO, who is currently in-charge SP PCR Kashmir, has proceeded on leave and would report back to his place of duty in January 2013.
Following the submission, Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar directed the IO to provide date and venue to the accused ITBP personnel. The Court listed the case in the 2nd week of February.
Earlier the High Court had directed the seven personnel, including officers of paramilitary ITBP, to present themselves before the Investigation Officer probing the case.
Ghulam Hussain Koka father of Muhammad Ashraf has filed a petition before the court pleading that the police investigation into the case of his son was not apace and the warrant issued by CJM Anantnag against the accused ITBP officials was not being executed.
Ashraf was allegedly abducted and subjected to enforced disappearance by paramilitary ITBP personnel in Anantnag district of South Kashmir in 1991.
A communication from Commandant 10th Bn ITBP which the court has already taken on record divulged that Commandant Inder Singh Negi is posted presently at Northern FTR, Dehradun (UKD) as Inspector General while Dr P S Gunjiyal, CMO, is currently posted with 31st Bn, Yupia (Arunachal Pradesh) and Head Constable Hukum Singh is posted with 24th Bn at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir. Also, Head Constable Ajeet Kumar is posted at TPT Bn at Chandigarh while R S Rana 2 I /C ( Retd) is currently residing in Himachal Pradesh and Rajinder Singh (retd) is presently in Utrakhand and SI Pratap Singh has expired on August, 4, 2004.
Raja Reyaz Ahmad Khan represented the petitioners and Additional Advocate General M A Chashoo defended the State while B A Zargar represented the ITBP.
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