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Nirmal Sharma A Jammu and Kashmir police man was thrashed by local residents in Gojwara area of Kashmir’s old city after he was caught molesting a girl in passenger vehicle on Wednesday, officials said. Nirmal Sharma son of Late Mohan Lal of Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police (JKAP),12 battalion, belt number 479 was traveling from Lal Chowk to Soura and was molesting a girl on a moving bus, officials said. Eyewitnesses saidthat girl raised voice and locals caught of him and began to beat him. They also tore his clothes and tied his hands with an electric pole. Police officials

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Minor clashes broke out between protesters and government forces near Nowhata police station in Srinagar when angry protesters started throwing stones at police and paramilitary forces who were deployed outside the station, after Friday prayers. Paramilitary forces and police fired a few tear smoke shells to disperse the protesters, that resulted in end of protests and the traffic movement restored within minutes. The Hurriyat Confrance (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani had called for peaceful post-Friday prayers protests against government’s decision of making Kousar Nag another yatra destination. He has also called for shutdown on Saturday.

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By Yusra Khan It was a last homecoming for Tufail Ahmad Mattoo. Midway, he met death in its brutal avatar. A tear smoke canister fired by a policeman hit him in the head, cracking his skull. As blood and brain oozed out from the skull cavity of this 16-year-old boy, Mattoo breath his last. On a sultry midsummer afternoon of the year 2010, on June 11, Tufail became another name in the list of “martyrs”. For his father, Mohammad Ashraf Mattoo, his hair now greyish and face wrinkled, he was the only son. At the house of Mattoos in Saida