Published On: Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Witness against Papa Kishtwari cross examined in IHK

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ISLAMABAD: A former accomplice of Papa Kishtwari, involved in the killing of many civilians including Nishat Contractor, was cross examined before 1st Additional District and Sessions Judge Srinagar in the case.

According to reporter, the witness from Harwan Srinagar said that he was working with Ghulam Muhammad Lone alias Papa Kishtwari when the contractor Ali Muhammad Mir son of Haji Rajab Mir of Brain Nishat was kept in the Kishtwari house’s before being thrown in river.

In his statement before the court, the witness said that he was told by the guards of Papa Kishtwari that Ali Muhammad Mir was thrown into river by them.

Mir’s son Zahoor Ahmad Mir had lodged a case in the police Station Nishat accusing Papa Kishtwari of being involved in the disappearance and killing of his father.

According to Zahoor, his father went missing from Dalgate in Srinagar on June 26, 1996. After the family failed to locate his whereabouts, they lodged a report in the Nishat Police Station.}