Srinagar, Sept. 3 -- Twenty-one-year-old Sameer Ahmad Bhats family is inconsolable. A Public Safety Act (PSA) has been slapped against the truck driver. Just two days before the Eid there was a knock at the door of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat by a police party in the middle of the night. They were looking for his son Sameer.

Manzoor says police told him, Sameer was a stone pelter. When they didn't find him at his Khrew township home in Pulwama, 30 km from here, they arrested the 50-year-old father, in his stead.

Manzoor is father of six -- five boys and one girl. Sameer is his third child. According to Manzoor, police told him that he will be released only after Sameer hands himself over to the police.

A day later, when Sameer presented himself...