08 Aug '11, 9am

#Pakistan - Kashmir police arrested over death in custody - Straits Times #Pakistan - Kash...

SRINAGAR (AFP) - TWO policemen in Indian Kashmir have been arrested over the death of a man in custody, a case that sparked a one-day shutdown across the volatile region last week. Nazim Rashid, a 28-year-old shopkeeper, died on July 31 after being detained by counter-insurgency police in the northern town of Sopore in connection with an unsolved murder. The cause of his death has not been disclosed. 'Two policemen have been arrested and a few others are under the scanner,' a police officer said on Monday. The arrests were made over the weekend, he said.

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

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