Jail Visit Report of central jail at Udhampur
The undersigned alongwith the team members visited the Central jail Udhampur after obtaining prior permission from the Hon’ble High Court on 01.10.2012 in Writ petition titled J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar versus State of J&K and others in CMP No. 2145/12 of OWP bearing No. 767/06.
THE UNDERSIGNED MET THE INTIMATES AT UDHAMPUR JAIL AND
Interviewed Mohammad Rafiq Chandyal son of Mohammad Sultan resident of Behandas Ramban he stated that he was arrested in 2010 and his trial is going on before the District and Sessions Judge Ramban under the offences of Arms Act and 302 RPC besides another case has been filed against him in the same court and detention order has also been passed under PSA he has spent one year in detention, his counsel is Abdul Hamid.
Interviewed Mohammad Bashir son of Sattar Mohammad resident of Poonch Bandichek tehsil Poonch he stated that he has been arrested before 09 months, he was called to the Poonch police station by SSP Ashkoor Wani and was detained under PSA without knowing any reason why he has been arrested. He has challenged his detention order through his brother.
Interviewed Abdul Majid Khan son of Subhan Khan resident of Dooda tehsil Thathri Allaqa Charagah village Loharthoha he stated that he has been arrested in the year 2006 by the police station Dooda and he has six minor sons and one daughter there is no one to look after his family and is regularly attending his case but without any progress and the offences under which he is facing trial is 302 RPC he stated that he has not committed any crime but the allegation against him is only that he was giving shelter to the militants.
Interviewed Zakir Hussain son of Ali Mohammad resident of Bilawar he stated that he was arrested on 28.09.2005 under FIR No. _____/05 has been registered in police station Kathua and is facing rial before the Additional Sessions Judge Kathua for the last two months there is no presiding judge and the charge has been framed in 2010.
Interviewed also Mohammad Sadiq sheikh son of Sheikh Mohammad Sheikh resident of Sumbal tehsil and District Udhampur he stated that he was arrested in the year 2006 by the police station Ramban and he is facing trial before the Sessions Judge Ramban from 2006 but no progress has been made he stated that he has been implicated in a false case.
Besides the above said detenues I also interviewed Mekail son of Mohammad Jumadin resident of Punjab Multan, Pakistan he stated that he has been arrested in the year 2007 and is facing trial before the Additional Sessions Judge Srinagar and has also been detained under PSA. He stated that he was arrested by SSP Ashiq Bukharii and was kept in Humhama without any trial and was tortured for 1 year and 09 months in Humhama interrogation cell thereafter was shifted to Cargo Interrogation cell and was there for one year after two years and 09 months challan was produced before the court.
I also interviewed Mohammad Yousuf Khan son of Nazir Ahmad Khan resident of Uri Booniyar Azadpur he stated that he was arrested in 2003 and his case was pending before the Sessions Judge Baramulla and the same was shifted to Jammu and on political reasons and is presently lodged at Kotebalwal Jail.