AI team interacts with families of Tufail Matoo, Wamiq Farooq
Srinagar, Sep 7: A team of Amnesty International (AI) on Saturday interacted with families of teenagers Tufail Matoo and Wamiq Farooq who were killed allegedly by police during the 2010 unrest in Old City here.
The visiting AI team comprising Divya Iyer and Christine Mehta called on the family of Tufail Matoo at his Saida Kadal residence here.
“I apprised the team about the present status of the case in the High Court,” said Muhammad Ashraf Matoo, father of Tufail Matoo.
Matoo said on the occasion the family of Wamiq Farooq also interacted with the team and apprised them about the status of the case.
Tufail, a class 12 student of Saida Kadal here, was killed on June 11, 2010 after a police teargas shell allegedly hit him near Gandhi Memorial College when he was returning home from tuition. Tufail died on the spot. Wamiq Farooq, a class 7th student, was also hit by a tear smoke shell at Gani Memorial Stadium in old city in 2010.
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