J&K report on shahtoosh under SC scanner

The Jammu and Kashmir Government's clean slate denying any reported case of illegal possession of shahtoosh items has come under tough scrutiny before the Supreme Court. At pains to implement a State law banning trade in shahtoosh items for the past five years, the Court took the State's assertion with a pinch of salt and instead asked the State machinery to come up with the true facts before July this year.