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Historic Decision – Govt decides to reopen cases of Kashmiri Hindu genocide; SIA seeks public help

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New Delhi. In a historic step Government of India decides to reopen cases of Kashmiri Hindu genocide from 1989-90 after 34 years.

First case to reopen is the case of Justice Neelkanth Ganjoo who was killed in 1989 by JKLF terrorists of Yasin Malik. Justice Ganjoo had sentenced JKLF terrorist Maqbool Butt. Maqbool Butt was hanged by India in response to killing of Indian Diplomat Ravindra Mahtre in UK.

Ganjoo had sentenced Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) terrorist Maqbool Butt to death in murder case of a police inspector Amar Chand in 1966. In August 1968, Ganjoo had given the death sentence to Butt who was hanged in 1984 days after JKLF ultras killed Indian diplomat Ravindra Mhatre in the UK.

As per media reports, SIA have informed that this is the first case in the multiple killings of Kashmiri Pandits in Valley in early 1990s. They informed that other cases will also be opened in the coming time.

SIA seeks public help to investigate Neelkanth Ganjoo murder case

In order to unearth the larger criminal conspiracy behind murder of Retired Judge, Neelkanth Ganjoo three decades ago, the State Investigation Agency, through a communique, has appealed all persons familiar with facts or circumstances of this murder case to come forward and share any account of events which has direct or indirect bearing on the investigation of the instant case.

The communique further adds that the identity of all such persons shall be kept completely hidden and protected besides all useful and relevant information shall be suitably rewarded. The public has been asked to contact on 8899004976 or on email sspsia-kmr@jkpolice.gov.in for having any information related to this murder case.

First reaction from family of Justice Neelkanth Ganjoo welcoming move by Government to reopen case against JKLF terrorist Yasin Malik and others for killing Justice Ganjoo. SIA J&K has launched investigations into the case. Swapna Raina, granddaughter of Justice Ganjoo.

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