Lawmaker Er. Rasheed has condemned police for booking 27 persons of Nutnussa at Baramulla, who according to the lawmaker, had gone Baramulla to get the dead body of slain Hizb militant killed in Sopore shootout last week. Rasheed asked police to introspect and find answer while cops were celebrating.
On April 12, 2016, the alleged molestation of a girl by a soldier sparked wide-spread protests in the whole valley especially in Handwara town of Kupwara district in North Kashmir where the incident took place. Five civilians including a budding cricketer Nayeem Bhat were killed, when government forces.