ATTACK ON RTI ACTIVISTS; Court directs Police to investigate matter against ex-minister’s son & Ors

In a complaint filed by RTI activist, Dr Rehmatullah Khora, the Court of Sub Judge Jammu today directed the SHO Trikuta Nagar Police Station to investigate the matter against ex-minister’s son and others.

In a complaint filed by RTI activist, Dr Rehmatullah Khora, the Court of Sub Judge Jammu today directed the SHO Trikuta Nagar Police Station to investigate the matter against ex-minister's son and others.   

Kusoom Pandita, Sub Judge Jammu, after hearing Advocate Aseem Sawhney, appearing for complainant, RTI activist, directed the SHO Police Station Trikuta Nagar Jammu to investigate the matter under 156(3) CrPC.

Advocate Aseem Sawhney, while making submissions stated before the Court that the Hillal Rather is a powerful and influential person being the Director/ MD of Simula and Paradise Avenue and is also son of former Finance Minister of J&K, A R Rather.

He submitted that other accused, Ghulam Mohd Bhat, Dr Rizwan Rahim Dar, Dajeet Wadhera,  Tarsem Singh Jamwal and Mudassir Ahmed are also all well connected people. He also submitted that  Manzoor Ahmed Wani is Vice President of National Conference Kashmir and all these accused with common intention had kidnapped, abducted and beaten up the complainant Dr Rehmatullah Khora.

In the complaint it has been alleged that complainant went with the complaint to SHO Police Station Trikuta Nagar, and also moved complaint before the SSP Jammu but since the accused are highly influential people, the police failed to register the FIR under law.

The complainant has alleged that he was wrongfully confined by the accused for 8 hours at the Paradise Avenue office and beaten up because he had obtained certain vital and incriminating evidences against their company and was making investigations into the scam of the said accused and their company. JNF

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