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Jul - Nov 1993

102. One Ab. Ahad Bhat alias Zahoor-Ul-Haq R/O Kulangam, Kupwara a prominent worker of Jamat-i-Islami, a political organization, was arrested by the forces during a raid from a house and taken along to some unknown place where he was tortured and killed. His dead body after few hours was handed over to his relatives on the same date. Two eyes of the deceased were gorged out and a deep cut on his neck from a sharp edged weapon was evident. The locals demonstrated on this ruthless killing in custody.

103. One Master Gh. Mohi-Ud-Din Khan R/O Panjura, Paneripora, Handwara, Kupwara, was taken into custody by the forces in presence of the number of people on 5-7-93; he was shot dead in their presence on the same date.

104. One Bilal Ahmad Lone R/O Tapper, Pattan, Baramulla, was taken into custody from a house during a raid and dragged out and shot dead immediately after being taken into custody.

105. One Gh. Mohd. R/O Shehpora, Kupwara was dragged out of a mosque when some incident occurred in the area and after he was dragged out of mosque, forces shot him dead outside the mosque on 5-7-93.

106 to 109. Three persons, namely, Mohd. Yaseen Magray R/O Gilikadal, Tawheed Ahmad Malik R/O Zoonimar and Javeed Iqbal S/O M. Yousf R/O Doolipora Kawdara, of Srinagar district were taken into custody by the forces during crackdown operations on 5-7-93 and in the same locality they were told to face towards a wall and shot from a close range. All three died on the spot. In this connection an FIR stands lodged in the concerned Police station Soura but till date the culprits have not been brought to book for the reasons best known to the authorities.

110. One Fayaz Ahmad Wani a student aged 26 years S/O Ab. Gani R/O Badgam was taken into custody by the forces on 7-7-93 during crack-down operations and his bullet-ridden dead body was received by his relatives on the same date. Earlier to this his dead body was thrown by the forces in a field after about five hours.

111. One Ab. Hamid Teli alias Hafiz-Ullah R/O Shopian of Pulwama district was arrested by the forces on 9-7-93 and his dead body with multiple injuries was handed over to his relatives on 12-7- 93. It was noticed that on his body there were visible marks of torture like injuries on private parts, missing of organs and his skin was ruptured at various parts perhaps due to throwing of hot water or irons.

112. One Arshid Ahmad Dar R/ o Jagat Yal Kupwara was taken into custody by the forces at Kupwara and shot dead immediately on 12.7.93. His dead body with bullet injuries was received by his relatives on next day.

113. One Altaf Ahmad Beig alias Zahid S/O Ghulam Ahmad R/o Doorwa Zainageer Baramulla was arrested by the forces during late hours on 15.7.93 in Sopore Chowk; his dead body was found by the locals during night hours on the road side in the nearby area.

114. One Showkat Hussain R/O Akhran Islamabad was arrested by the forces along with Mohammad Ashraf , Naeem Jan on 14.7.93; the dead body of Showkat Hussain was handed over to his relatives on 16.7.93 through local Police Qazigund.

115. One Mohammad Ismaial R/ Distt. Pulwama was arrested by the forces on 18.7.93 during a raid and his dead body was handed over to his relatives through local Police Pulwama on 19.7.93 .

116. One Hilal Ahmad Ahanger alias Khursheed Alamgeer R/O Khanmooah Pampoor was arrested by the forces on 20.7.93 during late hours alongwith Bshir Ahmad, Fayaz Ahmad and Hilal Ahmad. Dead body of Hilal Ahmad was handed over to his relatives on 21.7.93 through Panthachowk Police.

117. One Shabnam Hussain R/O Pulwama was arrested by the forces earlier and taken to some unknown place tortured; his dead body was received by his relatives on 23.7.93 .

118. One Wazir Ahmad Dar Son of Ab. Ahad R/O Sarwar Pattan of Baramulla Distt. was arrested by the forces at Check Seree Pattan and shot dead immediately on 24.7.93. He was a student of P.U.C.

119. One Nissar Ahamad Mir alias Zulkarnan R/O Vicharnag Srinagar was taken into custody by the forces at Alastang during night hours while he was sick and shot dead immediately at some unknown place in the nearby area. His bullet-ridden dead body was later handed over to his relatives through local Police on 25.7.93. The people observed two days Band in the state as a mark of protest against his custodial death.

120. One Farooq Ahmad Sheikh alias Haris Khan R/O Aabi Buchwara Dalgate Srinagar was arrested by the forces at Molana Azad Road in an injured condition on 27.7.93 and immediately shot dead. His dead body was handed over to his relatives on the same date . His one friend Mohammad Altaf Sheikh a student of 9th class was also arrested on the same date near Amerakadal from a three wheeler.

121 to 123. Three persons namely Javid Ahmad Malik S/O Ab.Rasheed R/O Naid kadal Daribal Khanyar , Rafiq Ahmad Baba S/O Gh Mohammad presently resident of Haji Bagh Buchpora and Mushtaq Ahmad Wank S/O Gh Mohammad R/O Tanki Mohalla Jamia Masjid of Srinagar District were arrested by the forces during crack-down operations on 27.7.93 early in morning hours; their bullet-ridden dead bodies were later found on the roadside in the nearby locality on the same date. Their dead bodies were later handed over to their relatives through local Police. It was noticed that the head of Javeed Ahmad had been cut with a sharp edged weapon.

124 to 127. Four persons namely Nazir Ahmad R/O Bemena, Mohammad Muzaffar Bazaz alies Jana R/O Syeed Colony Batmaloo , Mushtaq Ahmad Mir S/O Mohammad Sultan R/O Dobhi Mohalla Batmaloo and one person Resident of Sadderbal whose identity could not be ascertained were arrested by B.S.F 22nd Bn. during crack-down operation after identification parade on 27.7.93 along with ten other persons in presence of a large gathering. Immediately after the crack-down was lifted , their dead bodies were found in a nearby locality Sheikh Dadood Coloney Srinagar. Their dead bodies were later picked up by the local Police and handed over to their relatives on the same date.

128. One Sajad Ahmad Mir alias Mohammad Saleem R/O Khawaja Bazar Nowhata was taken into custody by the forces at Lal Chowk srinagar on 28.7.93 and taken to a nearby area Sheed Gunj . His bullet-ridden dead body and head severed from his body was later found near the Food and Supplies Department in a by lane on the same date. His dead body was later received by his relatives through local Police for burial .

129. One Gh. Hassan Najar alis Amir Khan R/O Wadsoora Pulwama was arrested by the forces and shot dead immediately after he was taken into custody on 28.7.93 . His bullet-ridden dead body was handed over to his relatives through local Police on 28.7.93.

130. One Nazir Ahmad Alia Urfan R/O Singh Pora Pattan Baramulla was taken into custody by the forces along with other 18 persons during search operations; later his dead body was received by his relatives bearing multiple injuries on his body through local Police on 31.7.93. It was given out in the media that while he was being taken for recovery in custody , some militants attacked on the forces and he received bullet injuries due to which he died. It has become a routine matter for the forces to give such type of statements in order to avoid to face the Courts regarding custodial killings.

131. One Mohammad Maqbool Wani alias Sheer Dil R/O Ritni Pora Pulwama was taken into custody and immediately shot dead at some unknown place . His bullet-ridden dead body was handed over to his relatives on 31.7.93 .

132. One Manzoor Ahmad Shah R/O Pattan Distt. Baramulla was arrested by the forces few days back and his bullet-ridden dead body with multiple marks of violence was handed over to his relatives for burial on 2.8.93.

133. One Gh Mustafa Bhat alias Umar Afgan R/O Amar Garah Sopore was arrested by the forces during crack-down operations on 6.8.93 and shot dead immediately; his bullet-ridden dead body was received by his relatives on the same date.

134. One Gh Mohi-Ud-Din Wani alias Mehdi ( Habib Ullah ) R/O Budgam was arrested by the forces on 6.8.93 and taken to a nearby school building were he was shot dead . His bullet-ridden dead body was received on 6.8.93.

135. One Iqbal Dalwan alias Babloo Jehangeer R/O Doda Jammu was arrested by the forces earlier and taken to some unknown place where he was tortured; his dead body was handed over to his relatives bearing multiple bullet injuries and signs of violence.

136. One Frooq Ahmad Butt R/O Pulwama was arrested by the forces few days back; his dead body was later found in Shopian area on 16.8.93 .

137. Mohammad Ramzan Palla R/O Kandi Pulwama, a prominent worker of a Political Organization Jamat-i-Islami, was arrested by the forces during a raid on 28.6.93 . It came to the notice of his relatives on 17.8.93 that he was killed in custody . His parts of the body were later recovered from various places after they were identified by his close relatives.

138. One Inayat Ullah R/O Doda was taken into custody by the forces earlier on 17-8-93 and shot dead on 19.8.93 . It was later given out in the media that while he was being taken for recovery and identification , he tried to escape and forces fired upon him due to which he died.

139. One Ghulam Rasool Wani aged 45 years R/O Keegam Handwara, a prominent worker of a political organization Jamat-i-Islami, was taken into custody by the forces on 11.,8,.93 from his house and his dead body was handed over to his relatives on 21.8.93 . People observed Band in the locality and held protest demonstrations against his killing in custody .

140. One Mohammad Yousf Waza R/O Kupwara was arrested by the forces on 11.8.93 from Tunder Village and his dead body was handed over to his relatives on 26.8.93 . He was the brother of a prominent person namely, Ab.Ahad Waza, a worker of Political Organization Jamat-i-Islami.

141. One Ab Rashid Shah S/O Gh Nabi R/O Bagi Islam Natherwani Baramulla was taken in to custody by Army near Water work's plant and later his dead body was received by his relatives on 27.8.93 through local Police .

142. One Khurshed Ahmad Butt R/O Tral was arrested by the forces few days back and taken to some unknown place . His dead body was handed over to his relatives on 30.8.93 through local Police.

143. One Gulzar Ahmad Mir R/O Shehli Pora Kupwara was taken into custody by the forces from his residence on 30.8.93; next day he was released in a half-dead condition because of the torture during custody. He was shifted to a Hospital were he succumbed to these injuries. When his dead body was brought to his native place, his uncle Ab.Rehman Mir and Paternal Aunt namely Mst Zooni received shock and died on 31.8.93.

144. One Ajaz Ahmad alias Mushtaq Khan R/O Teng-i-bagh Nowpora Srinagar who had received bullet injuries earlier was arrested by the forces from hospital were he was under treatment and taken to some unknown place were he was tortured and brought back to the hospital on 31.8.93 were he succumbed to these injuries and died.

145. One Sajad Ahmad Mir R/O Pandhrethan Pampore a Truck driver by profession was dragged out of his vehicle in presence of his conductor beaten ruthlessly and then taken along on 19.8.93. His dead body was later found on the road side in the nearby area.

146. One Ab.Rashid Shah S/O Gh Nabi R/O Faqir Wani Baramulla was taken into custody by the forces on 4.9.93; after a few hours his dead body was handed over to his relatives on the same date with number of marks of violence visible on his body.

147. One Bashir Ahmad Lone R/O Arahbal Dist. Islamabad was taken into custody by the forces earlier and killed during interrogation. It was later given out in the media that while he was being taken to a place for recovery, some militants fired upon them and he received the bullet injury due to which he died on 8.9.93.

148 to 151. Four persons namely Mushtaq Ahmad alias Waseem Akram , Mohammad Amin Pall alias Saif Ullah , Mohammad Maqbool Alias Shaid-ul-Islam and Bashir Ahmad Alias Molve Ajaz were taken into custody by the forces at SheikhPora Shopian during crack-down operations and killed. When their dead bodies on 8.9.93 were handed over for burial it was noticed that one arm of Mushtaq Qhmad was cut with some sharp edged weapon and the head of Mohammad Amin Pall was severed from his body with some sharp edged weapon.

152. One Peer Zada Mohammad Altaf Shah R/O Sopore was arrested by the forces at Delina Baramulla on 11.9.93 and his bullet-ridden dead body was handed over to his relatives on the same date.

153 to 155. Three persons namely Gh Hassan Khan, Dilawar and Lal Din were arrested by the forces during crack-down operations earlier and then their dead bodies were handed over to their relatives on 13.9.93 .

156. One Abdul Rashar Dar R/O Bakshi Pora Said Pora Idd Gagh Srinagar was taken into custody by the forces on 14.9.93; his dead body bearing marks of violence was handed over to his relatives during late hours on the same date.

157. One Mir Saif ullah alias Iqbal Qureshi R/O Kupwara was taken into custody by the forces on 16.9.93 and killed in custody . His dead body with visible marks of violence on his body was handed over for burial on 16.9.93.

158. One Mohammad Yousf R/O Zalpora Pattan of Baramulla Distt. was arrested by the forces during crack-down operations earlier; his dead body with multiple bullet injuries and marks of violence on his body was handed over for burial on 17.9.93 .

159 to 160. Two persons namely, Bilal Ahmad Mir R/O Bandipora who was putting up temporarily in a house on rental basis at Daribal Naid Kadal Srinagar and Shabir Ahmad Khan S/O Gh Mohammad R/O Urdu Bazar were arrested by th forces during crack-down operations and after being taken into custody they were told to face towards a wall and shot dead on 18.9.93.

161. One Mumtaz Ahmad Khan R/O Poonch of Distt. Rajouri, who was a teacher by profession, was taken in to custody by the forces on 17.9.93; his dead body was handed over to his relatives for burial on 19.9.93 . However, in the media it was given out that while he was being taken for recovery of arms , he tried to escape and forces fired upon him and was killed.

162. One Ali Akber S/O Said-Ur- Rehman R/O Manigah Kupwara was arrested by the forces on 15.,9.93 and killed in custody . His dead body was received by his relatives on 19.9.93 .

163. One Reyaz Ahmad Chergan alias Tepu Sultan R/O Jamalatta Nawakadal aged 15 years was taken into custody by the forces during crack-down operations in an injured condition on 15.9.93; on 19.9.93 his dead body was recovered from river Jehlum. It was noticed that the forces might have used gun powder due to which there were multiple injuries of burn visible on his body and also his head was severed from his body.

164 to 167. Four persons, namely, Mushtaq Ahmad Beigh R/O Methan, Hafiz Ullah R/O Rambagh , Farooq Ahmad R/O Rambagh and Bilal Ahmad Sheikh R/O Hyderpora Budgam were taken in to custody by the forces on 21.9.93 and immediately thereafter taken to some unknown place and shot dead. Their dead bodies with multiple bullet injuries on their bodies were received by their relatives on 21.9.93.

168. One Altaf Ahmad Butt R/O Bopmy Tujar Shareef Sopore was arrested by the forces on 24.9.93 and after few minutes after being torture in custody was killed and his dead body received for burial by his relatives on the same date.

169 to 170. Two persons namely, Kareem Din and Parow Gujer Residents of Hamam Markoot of Baramulla District were arrested by the forces during crack-down operations earlier and killed after being taken into custody on 24.9.93 .

171. One Mohammad Ashraf Najar R/O Azad Gunj Baramulla was arrested by the forces earlier and released in an injured condition. He was shifted to SMHS Hospital Srinagar for treatment were he succumbed to these injuries on 28.9.93.

172. One Mohammad Ayub R/O Sazan Doda, a teacher by profession, was taken into custody and beaten ruthlessly. Later his dead body was handed over for burial to his relatives on 29.9.93 .

173. One Ab.Jabbar alias Sheir Khan R/O Sonabal Harial Handwara of Distt.Kupwara was taken into custody by the forces on 29.9.93; his bullet-ridden dead body was handed over to his relatives on 30.9.93.

174. One Gh Mohammad Mir alias Pervaiz R/O Shadipora Baramulla was arrested by the BSF earlier and taken to some unknown place thereafter; his dead body was received by his relatives on 1.10.93.

175. One person namely Nana R/O Waripora Magam was taken into custody by the forces few days back and his dead body was later recovered from a village on 9.10.93.

176. One Baj Singh was arrested by the forces on 19.10.93 from Baramulla. He was 62 years old; his dead body was received by his relatives for funeral rites on 20.10.93.

177 to 178. Two persons namely, Manzoor Ahmad Masala S/O Ab.Gani R/O Nachan Boda Lachipora and Bashir Ahmad Wani alias Tahir S/O Gh Nabi R/O Kunan warpora of Distt. Kupwara were arrested by the forces during crack-down operations at Wangat Handwara, in presence of a number of people on 26.10.93 and killed in custody. Their dead bodies were received by their relatives for performing last funeral rites on 26.10.92.

179. One Mushtaq Ahmad Butt R/O Doda was arrested by the forces on 22nd of November,1993; his dead body was received by his relatives on 2nd. November, 1993. His dead body was handed over to his relatives on 3.11.93.

180. One person namely, Mohammad Manzoor Balla R/O Khaatgam was arrested by the forces and taken to some unknown place and killed in custody. His dead body was received by his relatives on 5.11.93 for burial.

181. One Gh Mohi-Ud-Din Qureshi R/O Keran Karnah of Distt. Kupwara was taken into custody by the forces on 6.11.93 at Keran and later killed in custody. His dead body was received by his relatives on 9.11.93.

182 to 183. Two persons namely, Fayaz Ahmad Teeli and Nazir Ahmad Teeli R/O Khooru Pattan during search operations early in the morning along with 12 other persons on 14.11.93 and after a few hours on the same date their dead bodies were handed over to their relatives through local Police.

184 to 185. Two persons namely, Mukhtayar Ahmad and Shamim Ahmad both residents of Budgam Distt. were taken into custody by the forces from Cherarishareef Bus Stand while they were purchasing house hold goods and taken along to some unknown place. Their bullet-ridden dead bodies were later found on the same date at Pakhar Pora.

186. Mohammad Muzaffar Mir R/O Zainageer Rafiabad of Distt. Barmulla was arrested by the forces on 13.11.93 and his dead body was handed over to his relatives on 16.11.93.

187. One Farooq Ahmad Moon R/O Baramulla was arrested by the forces on 14.11.93 and his dead body was later-on handed over to his relatives on 16.11.93.

188 to 189. Two persons namely, Gh Mohi-ul-Din and Ab.Rashid Parray R/O Sarpara Baramulla were arrested by the forces in an injured condition on 12.11.93 and taken to some unknown place. Their dead bodies were later handed over to their relatives on 16.11.93.

190. One Mehraj-u-din Lala S/O Ab. Raheem R/O Batmaloo Srinagar was taken into custody by the forces about two weeks back along with one Gh Nabi Bangroo. There was mention about his arrest in the official media also. His dead body was found on the road side near Batamaloo at about 6.30 p.m. on 20.11.93. However, the whereabouts of Gh Nabi Bangroo were not traceable till 20.11.93.

191 to 192. Two persons namely Fayaz Ahmad Najar alias Gazi Khan and Manzoor Ahmad Khan alis Siaf-ur-Rehman Krimshora Budgam were arrested by the forces in a crack-down operation; later their dead bodies were found near the Petrol Pump at Sanatnagar on 21.11.93

193. Farooz Ahmad Butt R/O Rafio Abad was asked to come out of an ambulance by the forces as he was earlier arrested few days back when he failed to identify any person and some persons fired upon the forces during the search operations; was shot dead on 22.11.93.

194. One Reyaz Ahmad Butt was arrested by the forces on 22.11.93 from his house at Iqbal Colony, Baramulla and handed over his dead body to his relatives through local Police. There were visible marks of violence on his body.

195 to 196. Two persons namely, Ab Qayoom Hajam R/O Kalarooch Kupwara and Imteyaz Ahmad Hakim S/O Ab Ahad R/O Khaja Bagh Baramulla who were employees in a Barber shop of Noor Mohammad S/O Mohammad Sidiq at Saffakadal Srinagar were taken into custody by the forces during crack-down operations from the shop on 28.11.93 and taken to some nearby area and shot dead on the same date. Their dead bodies were later handed over for burial on the same date.

197 to 198. Two persons namely, Gulla Hajam and Nazir Ahmad Hajam Residents of Kupwara District father and son, were taken in to custody by the forces during a raid earlier; their dead bodies were received for burial by their relatives on 29.11.93.

198. One Ab. Gani Waza S/O Mohd. Sultan R/O Tawheed Gung, Baramulla aged about 45 years, was arrested by 163 Bn. BSF forces on 12-12-93 and on next day his dead body was recieved by his relatives. An FIR was lodged in the concerned Police station about the incident. A medical report was later recieved on 26-3-93 from Dr. Khursheed who conducted the post-mortem. The cause of the death has been shown to be due to physical torture.


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