463 complaints of rights abuse in J&K during 2011-12

Last Updated: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 20:40

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has received 463 complaints of rights abuse including 154 cases of disappearances, custodial deaths and harassments during 2011-12 in the state.

According to annual report of SHRC, which was tabled in Legislative Council today, 354 cases were disposed of by the Commission during the same period.

As per statistics, the highest number of 90 complaints of harassment of various types have been received by the Commission during the period, followed by 59 cases of disappearances, 56 cases of deaths, 50 cases of ex-gratia relief, six cases of rape, five cases of custodial deaths, four cases of murder and eight cases of releases from jail.

The highest number of 94 cases were received by the Commission from Kupwara district, followed by 67 from Srinagar and 53 each from Baramulla and Jammu districts, 30 from Anantnag district, 24 from Doda district, 21 from Ramban district, 16 each from Poonch and Budgam districts, 13 each from Pulwama and Rajouri districts, 12 from Bandipora district and eleven from Samba district.

First Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 20:40

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