Nishat Family Seeks Punishment For Papa Kishtwari  

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SRINAGAR — Family members of Ali Mohammad Mir who they say was tortured and killed by notorious government gunman Papa Kishtiwari and his associates staged a protest demonstration on his 23rd death anniversary here. 

Ali Mohammad Mir was resident of Brein Nishat in Srinagar outskirts. 

“We have staged this protest demonstration to remind the world of our struggle of much-awaited justice,” Mir’s son Zahoor Ahmad told reporters at the Press Enclave here. 

Kishtiwari who is accused of committing he is languishing in jail for some time now.  Ikhwani is a name given to a dreaded pro-government outfit that operated in Kashmir late nineties to crush militancy in Kashmir. 

He said that he has no much hopes of justice and started believing in the saying ‘Justice Delayed is Justice Denied’. 

He appealed the international and justice local bodies to kindly work for “DNA testing of 2156 unmarked Graves” approved by state Human Rights Commission (SHRC). 

Coincidently June 26 is observed as ‘International Day in Support of Victims of Torture’.

 

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