Following is a list of some of the major crimes of the year:
The deaths on May 30 of Neelofar Jan, 22, and her sister-in-law Asiya Jan, 17, in Shopian town of Jammu and Kashmir state continues to hog the limelight. The deaths led to a massive furore in Kashmir Valley with allegations that the women were first raped and then murdered, with some pointing fingers at the security forces. The CBI in its Dec 14 report to the state high court ruled out rape and murder and said the women died due to accidental drowning in a stream.
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