Withdrawal of cases against first-time offenders approved: Hanjura

 

Jammu, Feb 6: Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, replying on behalf of Minister for Home, today informed the House that the government has approved the withdrawal of cases registered against first-time offenders during the period 2008-2017, on the basis of recommendations of the Committee constituted by the government.
He said these include 61 FIRs involving 530 persons of Shopian.
Replying to a question of Showkat Hussain Ganaie, the Minister informed that 4,066 FIRs have been registered against 14,208 stone pelters during the last three years in the Kashmir Valley.