Srinagar: The government has decided to challenge J&K and Ladakh High Court’s judgment regarding the exhumation of body of Amir Latief Magrey, one of the four persons killed in an “encounter” at Hyderpora area of Srinagar last year.
Allowing a petition by Amir’s father— Mohammad Latief Magrey—a single bench the court on May 27 last had asked the government to make appropriate arrangements for transportation of the body to native village in Ramban for according burial “sans further delay”.
A senior officer told GNS that the government has decided to file an appeal against the verdict in the Division Bench. Asked about the grounds of challenge, he said, “Same are at the final stage of drafting.”
The court had asked the government to make appropriate arrangements for transportation of Amir’s body to native village of Thatharka Seripora in Tehsil Gool area of Ramban district with “promptitude and without wasting any further time.”