In pictures: Seventh death anniversary of teen killed due to police torture

Umar Qayoom, 17, was picked up by police from Soura and tortured in custody during the 2010 uprising. He succumbed to internal injuries at a Srinagar hospital on 25 August 2010. No FIR has been registered in the case despite Umar’s family approaching the authorities several times . His father says that the then chief minister Omar Abdullah had the family “dragged out of his house when we approached him with our case” while former chief minster Mufti Mohammad Sayeed “deceived us by making false promises.”  On Umar’s seventh death anniversary on Friday, his family vowed to fight for justice. (Pictures by Faisal Khan)
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