Teenage Aasiya (17) and her sister-in-law, Neelofar Jan (22), went missing on May 29 in 2009 and their bodies were recovered from banks of Rambiarah Nallah on 30th May in 2009. Both the victims were molested and murdered by the men in uniform.
The tragedy shocked the entire Kashmir Valley, which led to the massive protests. Shopian town observed a complete shutdown for 47 days against the failure of the authorities to punish the culprits.
All shops and business establishments remained closed while traffic was off the road.