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Sopore police arrests a cattle thief;
May 24: Police in Sopore today arrested a cattle thief within hours of incidence and also recovered stolen cattle. Police Post Putkha today received a complaint from one individual namely Manzoor Ahmad Mir resident of Choora stating that he had kept his cattle tied in an orchard at Choora in the morning which has been stolen by some unknown persons. While taking aid of reliable sources, Sopore Police acted swiftly and arrested a cattle thief within two hours of occurrence and recovered stolen cattle. A case FIR No.46/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Post Putkha. General public of the area have hailed the prompt action of Police.
Budgam police arrests 04 terrorist associates;
May 24: Police in Budgam along with security forces have arrested four terrorist associates including top terror associate of proscribed terror outfit LeT and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession. On a credible input, Budgam police along with 53RR have arrested four terrorist associates identified as Waseem Ganie resident of Hardulatina Beerwah, Faruk Ahmad Dar, Mohd Yasin and Azharudin Mir all residents of Kandoora Beerwah . Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition were recovered from their possession. As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of LeT operating in the area. Case FIR No. 126/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Beerwah and further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Police arrests 02 persons for defying Govt orders in Kulgam
May 22: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police have arrested 02 persons for violating Government prohibitory orders in Kulgam. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station D.H. Pora have arrested 02 persons for defying Govt prohibitory orders. Accordingly, case FIR No. 73/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS D.H. Pora and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Ganderbal Police arrests Butcher for selling meat at exorbitant rates
May 22: Acting tough against the shopkeeper for selling items on the inflated rates, Police in Ganderbal have arrested a butcher for selling meat at exorbitant rates. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Ganderbal have arrested a butcher identified as Reyaz Ahmad Rather resident of Saloora for selling meat at exorbitant rates. Accordingly, case FIR NO. 103/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Ganderbal and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have requested the traders and shopkeepers not to indulge in overpricing, black marketing, hoarding or any violation of essential commodities otherwise strict action under law will be taken against the violators. General public of the area has hailed the action of Ganderbal police.
Awantipora police arrests 02 terrorist associates; incriminating material recovered
May 22: Police in Awantipora have arrested two terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit HM. They have been identified as Sayar Ahmad Shah resident of Tral and Tanseem @ Tanveer Ahmad Sheikh resident of Awantipora. As per police records they are involved in assisting active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit HM operating in the areas of Tral and Awantipora. As per the investigations, they were providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of HM. Incriminating material have been recovered from their possession. Cases vide FIR numbers 46/2020 and 68/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Tral and PS Awantipora respectively. Further investigation into the cases is in progress.
Wreath laying ceremony for Martyr Anoop Singh held at DPL Pulwama
May 21: To pay honour and respect to Head Constable Anoop Singh who was martyred today in a terror attack at Prichoo Pulwama, a wreath lying ceremony was held in District Police Lines Awantipora where floral tributes were paid to the martyr. Civil & Police Officers led by IGP Kashmir Zone Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, IGP CRPF Shri Rajash Kumar, DC Pulwama Shri Ragov Langar-IAS laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains and paid rich tributes to the martyr. Among others who paid floral tributes to the martyr include senior officers of CAPF, SP Pulwama Shri Ashish Mishra-IPS, Commandant IR10th Shri Fayaz Ahmad-JKPS and other officers and jawans of the police and security forces. The martyrs’ body was later on handed over to his next of kins for last rites. We pay our rich tributes to the martyr for his supreme sacrifice made in the line of duty.
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May 21: On Thursday, a picture went viral on social media with three youths holding AK-47 rifles, who claimed to have joined terror ranks. The trio were identified as Aabid Hussain Wani son of Gulzar Ahmad resident of Lalpora, Zakir Rafiq Bhat son of Abdul Rashid resident of Lalpora and Javid Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Thayan Kalaroos. Prompt contact tracing revealed their presence in the forest area of Gungbugh area of Lolab. Accordingly Kupwara Police along with 28RR and 162Bn CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the area. During the search operation They started firing on the search party. However, repeated announcements were made to persuade them to surrender and after a brief shootout all the three were apprehended alive during the operation. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession. Case FIR No. 54/2020 under relevant sections of law registered at PS Sogam and investigation set into motion. Preliminary investigation reveals that these three were in contact with terrorist handlers across PoK via social media, who motivated them to pick arms and join terror ranks. However, the swift intervention of police and security forces not only led to their prompt tracing but also in saving the precious lives of these misguided youths. General youth is requested to be aware of the miscreants and anti-national elements on social media.
Sopore Police arrests a notorious drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
May 20: Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Sopore Police arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Sopore arrested a drug peddler identified as Bashir Ahmad Bhat resident of Khawajabagh Baramulla A/P Chinkipora Sopore. On search, Charas was recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Sopore where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 110/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Budgam police arrests 04 terrorist associates;
May 20: Police in Budgam along with security forces have arrested four terrorist associates including top terror associate of proscribed terror outfit LeT and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession. On a credible input, Budgam police along with 2RR have arrested four terrorist associates identified as Muzaffar Ahmad Dar, Mudasir Ahmad Lone, Younis Waza all residents of Budran and Nazir Ahmad Sheikh resident of Poshkar Khag. Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including one pistol, grenade and huge cache of ammunition were recovered from their possession. As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of LeT operating in the area besides other unlawful activities. Case FIR No. 82/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Magam and further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Handwara Police arrests a notorious drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
May 20: Police in a recent action against drug dealings in Handwara have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Batagund Crossing intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number DL14CF- 4560 with one person on board. He has been identified as Amir Ahmad Malik resident of Adoora Qalamabad. During search officers were able to recover 1 Kg of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station Qalamabad where he remains in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No.50/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
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May 19: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by J&K Police and CRPF at Kanemazar Nawakadal area of Srinagar City. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the joint search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 02 terrorists were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. The killed terrorists have been identified as Junaid Ahmed Sehrai, Divisional Commander of proscribed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen son of Mohammed Ashraf Khan @Sehrai resident of Kupwara at present Srinagar and Tariq Ahmed Sheikh resident of Pulwama also from Hizbul Mujahideen. The killed terrorists as per police records were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM and were wanted by law for their complicity in terror crimes and civilian atrocities. According to the Police records, terrorist Junaid before joining terrorist ranks was mastermind behind the stone pelting incidents in Srinagar District in general and South/ West Zones of District Srinagar in particular. He was also leading various unruly mobs and created law and order disturbance during anti-terrorist operations. He was involved in instigating the youth to proceed towards encounter sites for making safe passage to holed up terrorist. On 24/03/2018, he joined proscribed terrorist outfit HM and since then was involved in many terrorist activities which include indulging in distribution of drugs and narcotics among youth and was later on using them as his OGWs/ couriers. He was also master planner for carrying out sensational attacks upon the Police and security forces in order to snatch their weapons. He along with his associates was also involved in number of subversive activities including Weapon snatching, Bank robberies, attacks on security forces, grenade attacks in South/ Central Kashmir areas besides, motivating local youth to join terrorist ranks especially in HM outfit. He was also involved in colleting of funds on the name of HM terror outfit and was instrumental for strengthening HM outfit. He was motivating OGWs and local youth for throwing grenades on Security forces. He along with his associate fired upon one SPO namely Roman Rashid at Khanmohalla, Baghat Barzullah Srinagar in which said SPO got seriously injured. He also fired upon one person namely Manzoor Ahmad Hajam S/o Mohd Amin R/o Khangund Midoora, Tral on the pretext of being police informer. He also fired upon one Medical Shop owner namely Naseer Ahmad Ganie S/o Bashir Ahmad R/o Amlar Nowpora, Awantipora, who refused to provide the donations to HM outfit. He was also involved in threatening police personnel to leave their jobs particularly in South Kashmir. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All these materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Police arrests 4 persons and seized 2 vehicles for defying Govt orders in Kulgam
May 19: Acting tough against the violators of Government orders, Police have arrested 04 persons and seized 02 vehicles for defying the Govt orders in Kulgam. In the jurisdiction of PS Qazigund, Police have arrested 03 persons and seized a vehicle for defying the Govt orders. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 143/2020 and 144/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund and further investigation into the case has been initiated. Similarly in the jurisdiction of PS Kulgam 01 person has been arrested and a vehicle was also seized for violating the prohibitory orders imposed by Government. Case FIR No. 89/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Kulgam and further investigation into the case has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Shopian Police arrests 27 persons, seized 26 vehicles for extracting sand illegally
May 19: In its drive against illegal sand extraction, Shopian Police arrested 27 persons and seized 26 vehicles including 12 tippers, 13 tractors and a JCB in Shopian, Keegam, Imam Sahib and Zainapora for extracting sand illegally from Rambiarah Nallah. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Shopian, Police have arrested 09 persons and seized 09 vehicles including 04 tippers & 05 tractors. Similarly, in the jurisdiction of Police Post Keegam, police have arrested 08 persons and seized 7 vehicles including 04 tippers, 02 tractors and 01 JCB. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Zainapora, 06 persons and 6 vehicles including 01 tipper & 05 tractors were seized by police. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Imam Sahib, 04 persons were arrested and 04 vehicles including 03 tippers and a tractor were seized by Police. Cases vide FIR numbers 110/2020, 111/2020, 38/2020 & 42/2020 have been registered in respective police stations and investigations initiated.
Shopian police destroys illegal poppy cultivation
May 19: Continuing its efforts to root out the menace of drugs, Police launched extensive drive to destroy illegal poppy cultivation in Shopian. Police parties of Police Station Zainapora under the supervision of SDPO Zainapora along with officers from Excise & Revenue departments destroyed poppy cultivation in the areas of Wachi, Awneera, Kralchek & Durpora. General public of the area have appreciated the action of joint team and have urged the authorities to continue this drive in nearby areas also. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances shall be dealt as per law.
Police arrests 04 drug peddlers in Awantipora
May 19: Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Police arrested 04 drug peddlers in Awantipora and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers from Police Station Awantipora at a checking point at Dahwatoo crossing intercepted four persons identified as Ishfaq Ahmad, Bilal Ahmad, Mohammad Akbar, residents of Beighpora and Mohammad Abbas resident of Renzipora. During checking officers were able to recover 20 kilograms of poppy straw from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where they remain in custody. Case FIR No 67/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Awantipora and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Bandipora Police solves theft case, accused arrested
May 18: Police in Bandipora solved a theft case reported to Police Station Sumbal and arrested one accused person involved in the crime. Stolen property has also been recovered by the officers. Police Station Sumbal received a complaint from Nazir Ahmad Reshi resident of Wani Mohalla Sumbal that some unknown persons barged into his shop located in main Market Sumbal and stole cash and other goods from his shop. Subsequently, a case FIR No. 76/2020 under relevant sections was registered in Police Station Sumbal and further investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, investigating team headed by SHO PS Sumbal under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal arrested one accused person. He has been identified as Kaiser Nazir parray @ Raja Mangal resident of Asham. Officers were able to recover stolen good and cash from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Community members have applauded the efforts made by the Bandipora police in solving the case. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Awantipora police destroys illegal poppy cultivation
May 18: Continuing its efforts to root out the menace of drugs, Police launched extensive drive to destroy illegal poppy cultivation in Awantipora and also recovered 60Kgs of Poppy in Beighpora area of Awantipora. Police parties from P/S Awantipora under the supervision of SDPO Awantipora along with Excise and Revenue departments destroyed poppy cultivation spread over 20 Kanals of land in Renzipora area of Awantipora. In a separate action against drugs, Police recovered 60Kgs of poppy deposited in gunny bags in three different houses in Beighpora area of Awantipora. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Awantipora against 04 persons and investigation has been initiated. General public of the area have appreciated the action of joint team and have urged the authorities to continue this drive in nearby areas also. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances shall be dealt as per law.
Ganderbal police seizes 06 commercial vehicles; arrests drivers for defying Govt prohibitory orders
May 18: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police have seized 06 commercial vehicles and arrested the drivers of these vehicles for violating Government prohibitory orders in Ganderbal. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Post Shadipora have seized 06 commercial vehicles and arrested 06 drivers for defying Government prohibitory orders issued under u/s 144 Cr.PC. Accordingly, case FIR No. 100/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered against them and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Awantipora police destroys illegal poppy cultivation
May 17: Continuing its efforts to root out the menace of drugs, Police launched extensive drive to destroy illegal poppy cultivation in Awantipora. Police parties of P/S Awantipora under the supervision of SDPO Awantipora along with Tehsildar Awantipora destroyed poppy cultivation spread over 04 Kanals of land in Reshipora area of Awantipora. General public of the area have appreciated the action of joint team and have urged the authorities to continue this drive in nearby areas also. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances shall be dealt as per law.
Ganderbal police seizes 07 commercial vehicles; arrests drivers for defying Govt prohibitory orders
May 17: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police have seized seven commercial vehicles and arrested the drivers of these vehicles for violating Government prohibitory orders in Ganderbal. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Post Shadipora have seized five commercial vehicles and arrested five drivers for defying Government prohibitory orders. Similarly, officers from Police Station Ganderbal have seized two commercial vehicles and arrested both the drivers for defying Government prohibitory orders. Accordingly, cases vide FIR Numbers 97/2020 & 98/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered against them and further investigation has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Police arrests 03 drug peddlers in Awantipora and Budgam
May 17: Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Police arrested 03 drug peddlers and recovered banned drugs from their possession. Officers from Police Station Tral arrested a drug peddler identified as Mudasir Ahmad Yatoo of Sherabad. During checking officers were able to recover 20 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Tral where he remains in custody. The arrested drug peddler is involved in selling of narcotic drugs in the areas of Awantipora. Case FIR No 42/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Tral and investigation has been taken up. In Budgam, officers at a checkpoint established at Exchange crossing Charar-e-Sharief intercepted one vehicle Bolero Load Carrier bearing registration number JKO4E-0822 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Tariq Ahmad Dar resident of Alamdar Colony Charar-e-Sharief and Noor Mohammad Bhat resident of Trajabal, Charar-e-Sharief. During checking officers were able to recover 450 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, case FIR No 52/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Chrar-e-Sharief and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers.
Police launches destruction drive of poppy cultivation in Bandipora and Ganderbal; Two arrested
May 15: Continuing its efforts to root out the menace of drugs, Police launched extensive drive to destroy illegal poppy cultivation in Bandipora & Ganderbal districts and arrested two persons. In Bandipora, Police parties of P/S Hajin under the supervision of SDPO Hajin and SHO Hajin along with Excise department destroyed poppy cultivation in Paribal, Malikpora , Madhwan Hajin and other adjoining areas. Similarly in Ganderbal, Police team led by Addl. SP Ganderbal and SHO Kheerbhawani along with Revenue authorities destroyed illegal cultivation of poppy at Shallabugh area in the jurisdiction of P/S Kheerbhawani. Two persons identified as Abdul Aziz Shiekh and Ghulam Hassan Khanday both residents of Shallabugh have been arrested in this regard and were shifted to P/S Kheerbhawani where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 15/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in P/S Kheerbhawani and investigation into the matter has been initiated. General public of the areas have appreciated the action of joint teams and have urged the authorities to continue this drive in nearby areas also. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding cultivation of contrabands in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling & cultivation of contraband substances shall be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against such anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Godfrey Phillips India helps Kashmir Police in its fight against Covid-19
May 14: To help J&K Police in its fight against Covid-19, Godfrey Phillips India, reaches out to Kashmir Police with PPE kits. Today a Team of Godfrey Phillips India called on IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS at ZPHQ Srinagar and presented N-95/Surgical masks, hand gloves, PPE kits, sanitizers etc for the officials of Kashmir Police performing Covid-19 related frontline duties. Godfrey Phillips India Social Initiative for supporting the real heroes in fight against Covid-19 presented the kits and appreciated the role of Kashmir Police for dealing with the pandemic as frontline warriors. IGP Kashmir while expressing gratitude, appreciated the Social Initiative put forward by Godfrey Phillips India to help the Police in fighting against Covid-19.
Khalisa Aid helps Kashmir Police in its fight against Covid-19
May 14: To help J&K Police in its fight against Covid-19, Khalsa Aid reaches out to Kashmir Police with surgical masks, body suits and sanitizers. Today, Khalisa Aid India Charitable Trust team headed by Shri Gagandeep Singh called on IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS at PCR Kashmir and presented surgical masks, body suits and sanitizers for the officials of Kashmir Police performing Covid-19 related frontline duties. Appreciating the efforts of Kashmir Police and boost their morale as frontline warriors in fight against Covid-19, Khalisa Aid presented the aid as token of appreciation. IGP Kashmir while expressing gratitude, appreciated the efforts put forward by Khalisa Aid India Charitable Trust to help the needy people and Police in fighting against Covid-19.
Police arrests 3 persons and seizes 3 vehicles for defying Govt orders in Ganderbal
May 13: Acting tough against the violators of Govt orders, Police have arrested 03 persons and seized 03 commercial vehicles for defying the Govt orders in Ganderbal. In the jurisdiction of PS Kheer Bhawani, Police have arrested 03 persons and also seized 03 commercial vehicles for defying the Govt orders issued U/S 144 Cr.PC. Accordingly, Police have registered a case FIR No 14/2020 under relevant sections of law at Police Station Kheer Bhawani and further investigation into the case has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
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May 13: Today at about 1020hrs, during joint Naka at Khalisa Kawoosa in the jurisdiction of PS Magam a Wagon-R vehicle bearing registration No. JK02AK-6702 was signalled to stop. However, the said vehicle ignored to stop and fled away from two Naka points in suspicious condition. The Naka party opened fire at the vehicle to thwart the attempt. The driver of the vehicle got injured in the incident and has been identified as Mehraj ud din Peer son of Ghulam Nabi Peer resident of Makhama Beerwah Budgam. The injured was shifted to hospital for medical treatment; however he succumbed to his injuries. Police has registered a case and started investigation in to the matter.
Police books 19 persons including 12 shopkeepers for defying Govt orders in Srinagar and Ganderbal
May 12: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in a series of actions have arrested 19 persons including 12 shopkeepers in Srinagar and Ganderbal. Police have also seized 12 vehicles for defying Govt orders over COVID-19. In Srinagar, Police have arrested 12 shopkeepers from Jehlum Market Batamaloo for defying government orders. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at PS Shaheed Gunj and further investigation into the cases has been initiated. Similarly in Ganderbal, Police have arrested 7 drivers and seized 12 vehicles loaded with the construction material from Duderhama and Wahidpora areas of Ganderbal. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and further investigation into the cases has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Awantipora police arrests 04 terrorist associates
May 12: Police in Awantipora have arrested four terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit JeM. They have been identified as Shabir Ahmad Parray, Sheeraz Ahmad Dar, Shafat Ahmad Mir and Ishfaq Ahmad Shah residents of Bathen area of Khrew. They were involved in providing shelter, logistics and other kind of support to the active terrorists of JeM operating in the areas of Khrew and forest areas of Tral. Incriminating material including explosive material and ammunition have been recovered on their disclosure in Bathen area. Case FIR No. 18/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Khrew. Further investigation in the case is in progress.
Kulgam Police arrests 02 drug peddlers, contraband substances seized
May 11: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Kulgam arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Main Market Nehama, intercepted an auto load carrier bearing registration number JK18 - 6793 & arrested two drug peddlers identified as Shabir Ahmad Malla resident of Mohammadpora and Mohd Ayoub Dar resident of Nillow Kulgam. Officers during checking were able to recover 36 Kgs of poppy straw from their possession. Case FIR No. 65/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station D.H Pora and investigation into the matter has been initiated. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station D.H Pora where they remain in custody. Officers have also seized the Auto used in commission of crime. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Kulgam Police arrests 02 persons for defying Govt orders
May 10: Acting tough against the violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police have arrested 02 persons for defying Govt prohibitory orders in Kulgam. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Qazigund have arrested two persons for violating the restriction orders issued U/S 144 Cr.PC. Case FIR No. 132/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
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Srinagar 6 May: On specific inputs two cordon and search operations were launched by J&K Police and SF at Sarshali and Beigpora in Awantipora. These cordon and search operations led to encounters as the hiding terrorists fired upon the operation parties. During these encounters four terrorists were neutralized. In Sharshali encounter 02 terrorists of LeT were killed. The identification of killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. In the second operation in Beigpora village of Awantipur district, a top terrorist commander was trapped along with his associate. The operation was launched last evening and contact was established with hiding terrorists in the morning today. In this encounter two terrorists were killed. One of the terrorists has been identified as Riyaz Naikoo. He was the Chief operational Commander of (HM) outfit in Kashmir. He joined Militant ranks of HM outfit in May 2012 and was a close associate of Burhan Wani. After Zakir Musa's defection from HM to form his own Outfit called Ansar Gazwat ul Hind, he took command of HM outfit in Jammu Kashmir. Pertinent to mention that Zakir Musa was eliminated in operation last year. Naikoo had been continuously making audio and video clips and putting up on social media to motivate youth to join militancy and went on recruiting new boys. He was responsible for a large number of innocent youths getting into militant ranks and indulging in serious violence against local population and SF. He was a masterminded behind the revival of HM outfit in jammu and Kashmir. He also released videos / audios on number of occasions carrying Pro-Pakistan and separatist propaganda. He executed a series of attacks on policemen, SF and civilians. He resorted to brutal killings of civilians branding them as police/SF informers. He looted orchard owners and farmers to collect funds for his outfit.He also has been collecting booty from illicit cultivation of opium and bhang in South Kashmir. His outfit also figured in narco trade case in jammu where a huge sum of sale proceeds was transferred to one of his contacts. Some of the Killings/ violence where he was directly involved were – 1) killing of Haji Ghulam Mohd Dar Father Of a Sarpanch At Dogripora 0n 8-3-2014 2) Firing On Police Bus Near Bhatpora Tokena 3) killing of Gh Mohi-Ud-din Dar 4) killing of Javaid Akbar Khanday R/o Khandaypora 5) killing of a Police HC Ashiq Hussain Mir at Padgampoara crossing. 6) kidnapping of constable Naseer Ahmad 7) looting of 09 weapons from the residence of ex MLA Wachi. 8) killing of six migrant labour in kulgam 9) killing of truck drivers and fruit traders post Aug 5. 10) Release of an audio tape threatening attacks on the Jail staff after preferential treatment being provided to militants and the separatists lodged in various jails was discontinued. Apart from the above he was involved in many other cases of heinous crime for which a big number of FIRs were registered against him.
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May 06: On a specific input, Awantipora Police along with security forces have arrested an active terrorist affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM in Tral area. The joint party of police and security forces apprehended the terrorist at Satura crossing after following the meticulous security drill. He has been identified as Abdul Rashid Dar resident of Satura Tral affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM. Arms and ammunition including AK rifle, 05 AK magazines, 150 AK rounds, 03 Chinese grenades, 02 cell phones and other incriminating materials were recovered from his possession. A case FIR No. 40/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Tral and further investigation into the matter has been initiated.
Kulgam Police files charge-sheet in two cases
May 05: Kulgam Police filed chargesheets for cases FIR No 11/2020 of PS Devsar and 16/2020 of PS Yaripra. In PS Devsar, a complaint regarding kidnapping was received from a complainant. According case FIR No. 11/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation into the matter was initiated. Similarly, In PS Yaripora a complaint regarding kidnapping was received from another complainant. Accordingly, case FIR No. 16/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation into the matter was initiated. During the course of investigations, police recovered both the abducted girls and arrested the accused persons who were involved in the commission of crime. After conclusion of the investigation, chargesheets have been filed before the Hon'ble Session court of Kulgam for cases FIR No.11/2020 of PS Devsar and 16/2020 of PS Yaripora under relevant sections of law by Kulgam police after obtaining necessary sanction for prosecution.
Police arrests 10 persons and seizes 08 vehicles for defying Govt orders in Kulgam
May 05: Acting tough against the violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police have arrested 10 persons and seized 08 vehicles for defying Govt orders in Kulgam. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Qazigund, Police have arrested 08 persons and seized 08 vehicles for defying the restrictions orders. Accordingly, Police have registered a case FIR No. 129/2020 under relevant sections of law at Police Station Qazigund and started investigation into the matter. In the jurisdiction of PS Kulgam, police have arrested two persons for violating the restriction orders. In this regard police have registered a case FIR No. 83/2020 under relevant sections of law at Police Station Kulgam and further investigation into the case has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
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May 04: Today at about 1730 hrs terrorists fired indiscriminately upon joint party of Police & CRPF deployed at Wangam Crossing in Kralgund area of Handwara to enforce strict lockdown in view of Covid-19 pandemic. The fire was retaliated, however during the ensuing firefight 03 CRPF personnel of 92BN sustained grievous gunshot injuries who later on succumbed to their injuries and attained martyrdom. During cross firing one civilian also got killed. Taking advantage of dense foliage of nearby orchards the terrorists managed to escape from the spot. Search has been launched in the area to nab the terrorists. Police has registered a case and officers are investigating the circumstances of this terror crime.
Sopore Police arrests two notorious drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
May 04: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Sopore, Police have arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Gundbal Panzla intercepted two individuals identified as Tariq Ahmad Khan resident of Kamad and Mohd Anwar Khan resident of Ladiangan. During checking, officers were able to recover 1.5 kg of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Panzla where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 40/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Panzla and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Kulgam Police arrests 04 gamblers, stake money seized
May 03: Acting tough against social crimes, Kulgam Police have arrested 04 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money. A police party from Police Station Kulgam raided a gambling site at Chawalgam following an input about gambling activities and apprehended 04 gamblers. Officers have seized stake money of ₹6,550/ from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No.79/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kulgam and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Kulgam police arrests two drugs peddler, psychotropic substance recovered
May 03: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Kulgam arrested two drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession. Officers from PS Yaripora intercepted an individual identified as Mudasir Ahmad Wani resident of Matibugh Yaripora and recovered 29 bottles of Codeine from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Yaripora where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 50/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation taken up. Similarly, Officers from PS Devsar intercepted a person identified as Shahzad Ahmad Padder resident of Malwan and recovered contraband substance from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Devsar where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 40/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police arrests 04 persons, seizes 26 vehicles for defying Govt orders in Kulgam and Sopore
May 01: Acting tough against the violators, Police have arrested 04 persons and seized 26 vehicles for defying the Govt orders in Kulgam, Sopore besides, sealed 10 shops in Srinagar. In the jurisdiction of PS Sopore, Police have seized 15 vehicles for defying the lockdown violation orders. Accordingly, Police have registered case under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation into the matter. In the jurisdiction of PS Tarzoo, Police have seized 10 vehicles for violating restriction orders. In this regard, Police have registered case and initiated further investigation into the matter. In Srinagar, Police along with Tehsildar North conducted extensive market checking drive in Hazratbal area of District Srinagar. In this connection 10 shops were sealed by Tehsildar in view of existing Govt directions. Similarly in Kulgam District, Police have arrested 4 persons and seized a vehicle for defying the Govt orders. Accordingly, Police have registered a case FIR No. 43/2020 under relevant sections of law against three persons in Police Station Qazigund and has started investigation into the matter. In the jurisdiction of DH Pora, Police have arrested a person for violating lockdown orders. In this regard Police have registered a case FIR No. 55/2020 under relevant sections of law in Police Station DH Pora and has initiated further investigation into the case. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Bandipora Police recovers illicit timber
April 30: Police in Bandipora recovered illicit timber dumped in a residential house at Kaloosa area of Bandipora. Acting on specific information officers from Police Station Bandipora raided the residential house of Maqsood Ahmad Khan resident of Kaloosa area of Bandipora. During the search officers were able to recover illegal timber dumped in the premises of the house. A case FIR No. 41/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bandipora & investigation into the matter has been initiated. Our consistent actions against anti social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
Police books 21 persons, 02 shopkeepers for defying Govt orders in Srinagar, Sopore and Kulgam
April 30: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in a series of actions have arrested 23 persons including 02 shopkeepers in Srinagar, Sopore and Kulgam besides, arrested a butcher for selling meat at exorbitant rates. Police have also seized 25 vehicles for defying govt orders over COVID-19. In the jurisdiction of PS Karanagar Srinagar, Police have arrested five persons and seized five vehicles for defying government orders. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at PS Karanagar and further investigation into the cases has been initiated. In the jurisdiction of PS Shaheed Gunj Srinagar, Police booked 02 shopkeepers for violating Govt orders issued with regard to prevention of spread of COVID-19 in the district. Nine persons were arrested and five vehicles were seized in the jurisdiction of PS Sadder, Srinagar for defying Govt orders. Besides a butcher was also arrested in Chanapora area for selling meat at exorbitant rates. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at PS Sadder and further investigation into the cases has been initiated. In Sopore, Police have seized 15 vehicles for violating Govt orders over COVID-19. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and further investigation into the cases has been initiated. Similarly in Kulgam, Police have arrested 07 persons for defying prohibitory orders over Coronavirus across the district. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and further investigation into the cases has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Press release
April 29: Today at about 2020hrs Handwara police received information about a terror crime incident in Beighpora Kralgund area of District Kupwara where terrorists had fired on an individual. Senior police officers reached at the terror crime spot. The injured person identified as Ali Mohd Beigh son of Habibullah Beigh resident of Beighpora Kralgund was evacuated to SMHS hospital for treatment of his injuries. Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law in this regard. Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this terror crime. Area has been cordoned and search in the area is going on to nab the terrorists.
Press release
April 29: Today at about 2125hrs terrorists lobbed a grenade at Nowhatta Chowk Srinagar towards joint Naka of Police and Security forces, resulting in injuries to 04 security force personnel and one police personnel. Senior Police officers reached the terror crime spot. All the injured were shifted to the hospital for the treatment. Case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowhatta and investigation taken up. Search in the area is in progress.
Awantipora police arrests 02 drug peddlers, contraband substance seized
April 29: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Awantipora arrested 02 drug peddlers and seized contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Batagund crossing intercepted two persons riding on a motorcycle bearing registration number DL6SAR-6644. They have been identified as Javid Ahmad Lone and Asif Manzoor Bhat both residents of Lurow Jageer Tral. Officers during checking were able to recover 170gms of charas from their possession. Case FIR No. 34/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Tral and investigation in the matter has been initiated. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Tral where they remain in custody. The motorcycle used in the commission of crime has also been seized Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Press Release
April 29: Based on a credible input about the presence of terrorists in Melhoora area of District Shopian, a cordon and search operation was launched jointly by Shopian Police, 55RR and 178Bn CRPF in the area. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 03 terrorists were killed. The identification of killed terrorists is being ascertained. The medico legal formalities of the killed terrorists are being done. In the encounter, three security force personnel also sustained injuries and were evacuated to hospital for medical treatment. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were also recovered from the site of encounter. Police has registered a case and initiated investigation in the matter. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Awantipora Police seized 26 vehicles for defying Govt orders
April 28: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Awantipora Police have seized 26 vehicles for defying the restriction orders imposed by the Government. In the jurisdiction of PS Awantipora, Police have seized 13 vehicles for violating the Govt prohibitory orders issued by the District Magistrate u/s 144 CrPC. In the jurisdiction of PS Pampore, Police have seized 10 vehicles for the violation of the Govt prohibitory orders. While in the jurisdictions of PS Khrew, Police have seized 03 vehicles for violating the Govt prohibitory orders. Awantipora Police have requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
Police arrests 07 drug peddlers in Ganderbal and Awantipora, contraband substances recovered
April 28: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Ganderbal and Awantipora, Police have arrested seven drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession. In Ganderbal, officers at a checkpoint established at Kondabal Saffapora intercepted two persons riding on a motorcycle bearing registration number JK01S- 9348. They have been identified as Hilal Ahmad Khan @Taza Khan and Mudasir Ahmad Shah @ Shoubi both residents of Saffapora. During search contraband substance were recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Saffapora where they remain in custody. The motorcycle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No. 20/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Saffapora. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. In Awantipora, officers at a checkpoint established at RH Cannal road Awantipora intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK03H-8526 with two persons on board. During search 01Kg of Cannabis has been recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where they remain in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Similarly, officers at a checkpoint established near Toll Plaza NHW intercepted a Maruti-800 vehicle bearing registration number JK01H-0232 with three persons on board. During search 500gms of Cannabis have been recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where they remain in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR numbers 51/2020 and 52/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Awantipora and investigation taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Ganderbal Police arrests 4 gamblers, stake money seized
April 27: Acting tough against social crimes, Ganderbal Police have arrested 4 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money. A police party from Police Post Shadipora raided a gambling site at Lati Authkhuru following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers. Officers have seized stake money of ₹80,000/ from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No.77/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Update and clarification on operation in Asthal
April 27: In view of inputs regarding terrorists planning to abduct and murder police personnel, exhaustive domination was being carried out by joint forces of Kulgam Police, RR and CRPF from the last few days. On Sunday, 26 April 2020 at about 2000 hrs one of such patrolling party of joint forces was attacked by terrorists numbering 4 to 6 in between villages Chehlan and Asthal. In the exchange of firing that ensued, one army officer received fire arm injuries. The attack was followed by exchange of firing between SFs and terrorists in which SFs confirmed having hit 2 to 4 terrorists. The exchange of firing stopped around 2200 hrs. Due to expansive area of search, undulating terrain and total darkness, it was decided to carry out search of the area after first light. When search started in the morning, dead body of an unknown terrorist associate along with a pistol and a grenade was recovered. Besides six SIM cards were also recovered from his pocket. While a trail of blood was found leading out of the search area which proved that apart from the terrorist associate killed, one or more terrorists were injured. The search for injured terrorist(s) continues. An FIR under relevant sections has been registered in PS Kulgam.
Bandipora Police to organize Online Painting and Acting competition
April 26: Police in Bandipora scheduled to organise online painting and acting competition for the aspirants of District Bandipora. Keeping in view the prevailing situation, the competition will be organized on the theme of Social distancing, Environmental Conservation, Personal Hygiene and Sanitation. Both boys and girls of district Bandipora are allowed to participate in two categories viz, junior (below 18) and senior (18-30 years). The winners are to be honoured with Cash prize & certificates. The aspiring participants can contact for further details and registration with Coordinator Mr. Fasil Ali on WhatsApp Number 9797116151.
Sopore Police arrests two drug peddlers, psychotropic substance recovered
April 26: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Sopore, Police have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint at main chowk Sopore intercepted a vehicle (Eon car) bearing registration number JK05G-1730 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Rohit Bashir and Danish Javaid both residents of Rawathpora Delina Baramulla. During search huge quantity of psychotropic substances were recovered from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where they remain in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No. 85/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Srinagar Police arrests four gamblers
April 25: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested four gamblers from a gambling site. A police party from Police Station Parimpora & Police Post Qamarwari raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers identified as Taimur Ahmad sheikh resident of Sir Syed Abad Bemina, Mohd Shafi Shah resident of Gousia Colony Bemina, Hilal Ahmad Bazaz and Gulzar Ahmad Dar both residents of Rampora Chattabal for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards, mobile phones and stake money of ₹22600/- from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 71/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Parimpora. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighborhood with the local police units.
Ganderbal police books one person for misuse of social media
April 25: Ganderbal Police took cognizance over misuse of social media, arrested a person for using abusive language / threat comment on official Facebook account of District Police Ganderbal. A case FIR number 74/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Ganderbal and investigations were initiated. During the investigation of the case, the Facebook account named as “Rancho Khan” was tracked by Ganderbal police by using modern techniques. The account was traced and it surfaced that the account is operated by one person namely Tawseef Ahmad son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Padshahi Bagh Tilwanpora, Srinagar. Accordingly accused was arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Ganderbal police have warned the rumour mongers and hate mongers to refrain from misuse of social media platforms. Any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt strictly under law.
Police books 19 persons for defying Govt orders in Srinagar; Seizes 04 vehicles in Sopore
April 25: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in a series of actions have arrested 19 persons in Sub Division Sadder, Srinagar. Thirteen persons were arrested in the jurisdiction of PS Sadder for defying Govt orders. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at PS Sadder and further investigations into the cases have been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Rajbagh, six persons have been arrested for defying government orders. In this regard, a case FIR number 33/2020 stands registered in PS Rajbagh and further investigation has been initiated. In Sopore, Police have seized 04 vehicles for defying Govt orders issued u/s 144 CrPC over COVID-19 in the jurisdiction of Police Station Sopore. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Bandipora Police arrests 02 individuals for circulating fake currency notes
April 24: Acting on specific information, Bandipora Police arrested two individuals and recovered fake Indian currency notes from their possession. Officers arrested two individuals in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bandipora for circulating fake currency notes and seized counterfeit currency notes worth Rs. 10,000 of 500 denominations from their possession. They have been identified as Nisar Ahmad lone resident of Check Rashipora Bandipora and Abdul Rashid Akhoon resident of Gurez at present Sonarwani, Bandipora. They have been shifted to PS Bandipora where they remain in custody. A case FIR No. 40 /2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Bandipora and investigation into the matter has been initiated.
Police arrests 16 persons for defying Govt orders
April 23: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in a series of action have arrested 16 persons and seized 03 vehicles in Srinagar and Sopore. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Nowgam, Police have arrested 13 persons and also seized 02 vehicles for defying the Govt orders issued u/s 144 CrPC amid Coronavirus pandemic. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 47/2020, 48/2020, 49/2020, 50/2020, 51/2020, 52/2020, 53/2020, 54/2020 and 55/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Nowgam and further investigation into the cases have been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Panthachowk, Police have booked 03 persons for violating the lockdown orders. In this regard, cases vide FIR numbers 23/2020, 24/2020 and 25/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Panthachowk and further investigation has been initiated. Similarly, Sopore Police seized a vehicle in the jurisdiction of Police Station Tarzoo for violating curfew orders and registered a case under relevant sections of law in this regard at Police Station Tarzoo. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Handwara Police files Chargesheet against a lady terrorist associate
April 23: Handwara Police today submitted Chargesheet in a Case FIR No 281/2019 of Police Station Handwara. The FIR pertains to the incident dated 26.10.2019 wherein a lady was apprehended at a checkpoint with threatening posters of proscribed terror outfit LeT and other incriminating material at Market Handwara and accordingly she was booked in Case FIR No. 281/2020 of PS Handwara under relevant sections of law. After conclusion of the investigation, chargesheet was filed before the competent Court under relevant sections of law by Handwara Police after obtaining necessary Government sanction for prosecution. The Chargesheet has been filed against Haseena Begum resident of Sheeri Baramulla for being a member of terror outfit LeT, and harbouring terrorists and lending support to the proscribed terrorist organisation.
Srinagar Police evacuates patient to hospital
April 22: Police in Srinagar saved a precious life by shifting a patient to Khyber hospital Srinagar. Srinagar police today received information that one individual residing in the nearby area of Saidkadal area of Srinagar has to undergo dialysis at Khyber Hospital and needs immediate medical attention. Subsequently, a police party of Police Station MR Gunj headed by SHO PS MR Gunj rushed to the spot and evacuated the patient to Hospital for medical treatment. Locals have applauded the efforts of Police for prompt response and assistance in a crucial juncture.
Police arrests 17 persons for defying Govt orders in Sopore and Srinagar, seizes 46 vehicles
April 22: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in a series of action have arrested 17 persons and seized 46 vehicles in Sopore and Srinagar. In Sopore, Police have arrested 10 persons and seized 39 vehicles for defying Govt orders issued u/s 144 CrPC over COVID-19 from different areas of PD Sopore. Similarly in Srinagar, Police have arrested 7 drivers along with vehicles loaded with the excavated illegal sand in the jurisdictions of PS Rajbagh and PS Saddar from Padshaibagh and Mehjoornagar areas. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and investigations have been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Shopian Police seizes illicit timber, two arrested
April 22: Police in Shopian arrested two timber smugglers and seized illicit timber. Acting on specific information officers from Police Station Keller intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK18- 2057 in Takwan, Moshwara area of Keller district Shopian and seized 08 logs of illicit timber from the vehicle. Two persons identified as Fayaz Ahmad lone and Manzoor Ahmad Baba both residents of Nasarpora who were boarding in the vehicle have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Keller where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. A case FIR No. 15/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Keller & investigation into the matter has been initiated. Our consistent actions against anti social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
Cyber Police Station takes cognisance of misuse of social media, FIR Registered.
April 21: Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar has received information through reliable sources that an individual namely "Gowher Geelani" is indulging in unlawful activities through his posts and writings on Social Media platform which are prejudicial to the national integrity, sovereignty and security of India. The unlawful activities include glorifying terrorism in Kashmir Valley, causing disaffection against the country and causing fear or alarm in the minds of public that may lead to commission of offences against public tranquility and the security of State. Several complaints have also been received against the said individual for threatening and intimidation. A Case FIR No. 11/2020 under the relevant sections of law has been registered at Cyber Police Station Kashmir and investigation initiated.
Awantipora Police Seized 36 vehicles for defying Govt orders
April 21: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Awantipora Police have seized 36 vehicles for defying the restriction orders. In the jurisdiction of PS Awantipora, Police have seized 12 vehicles for violating the Govt prohibitory orders issued by the District Magistrate u/s 144 CrPC. In the jurisdiction of PS Pampore, Police have seized 04 vehicles for the violation of the Govt prohibitory orders. While in the jurisdictions of PS Tral and PS Khrew, Police have seized 06 vehicles and 14 vehicles respectively for violating the Govt prohibitory orders. Awantipora Police have requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
PRESS RELEASE
April 20: On 18.04.2020, Cyber Police Station Kashmir, Srinagar received information through reliable sources that one Facebook user namely Masrat Zehra is frequently uploading anti-national posts with the criminal intention. The post by the users can provoke the public to disturb the law and order besides glorifying the anti-national activities etc. In this regard FIR No. 10/2020 under the relevant provision of law was registered at Cyber Police Station and investigation taken up. For the purpose of investigation facebook user Masrat Zehra was summoned at PS Sadder and not to Air Cargo Complex. On 19.04.2020 an information has been received regarding a fake news item being published in the “The Hindu” newspaper by the journalist namely Pir Zada Ashiq, regarding an encounter at Shopian and subsequent developments. The details reflected in the news item were found factually incorrect and the said news could cause fear or alarm in the minds of public. The said news was published without seeking confirmation from the District authorities. In this regard Case FIR No. 81/2020 was registered in P/S Anantnag and the individual was called at P/S Anantnag for questioning. The investigation in both the cases is in progress. For the purpose of investigation Police is legally duty bound and lawfully empowered under Cr.PC to summon the suspects for questioning. IGP Kashmir appeals the members of journalist/ media fraternity not to publish fake/ fabricated news/ stories, which has bearing on national security and which has the potential of causing social instability and can lead to law and order problem. He further appealed that any such information be clarified / confirmed before publication.
Police arrests 93 persons for defying Govt orders in Handwara, seizes 10 vehicles
April 20: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Handwara Police in a series of action have arrested 93 persons and also seized 10 vehicles. In the Jurisdiction of Police Station Handwara, Police have arrested 47 persons and seized one vehicle for defying Govt orders issued under u/s 144 CrPC. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and investigation into the cases have been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Qalamabad, Police have arrested 09 persons for violating the Govt prohibitory orders. Accordingly, case FIR No. 36/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation into the matter has been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Vilgam, Police have arrested 21 persons and seized 05 vehicles for violating the Govt prohibitory orders. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and investigations have been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Kralgund, Police have arrested 16 persons and seized 04 vehicles for violating the Govt prohibitory orders. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and investigations have been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Srinagar Police recovers kidnapped girl, accused arrested
April 20: Police in Srinagar recovered a girl who was kidnapped, the person involved in the crime was also arrested. One person reported to Police Station Sadder that his daughter has been kidnapped by some unknown person from Mehjoornagar area of Srinagar. On receipt of this information, case FIR No. 71/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Sadder and investigation into the matter was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers taking assistance of the modern scientific aids were able to track the girl along with the kidnapper. Police recovered the girl and subsequently arrested the accused identified as Mohd Lateef Khan resident of Shunglipora Khag Budgam involved in the crime. After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl was handed over to her legal heirs. Investigation into the matter is in progress. Swift action by police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by the locals. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.
Sopore Police solves burglary case, accused arrested
April 19: Police in Sopore solved a burglary case by arresting two accused persons involved in the crime. Stolen property worth lacs have also been recovered. Police party from Police Station Sopore intercepted two individuals during daily routine night patrolling in main town Sopore. They have been identified as Firdous Ah sheikh resident of Jalalabad Sopore and Imtiyaz Ah Siraj resident of Shahabad Sopore. During the course of investigation, officers learnt about their involvement in many cases of burglary which took place on 01 April 2020 and 05 April 2020 respectively in which around 70 bags of onion and 100 boxes of eggs were stolen. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where they remain in custody. Officers were also able to recover the stolen property from their possession. Case FIR No.80/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sopore and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. General public of the area applauded the professional and sincere efforts made by the Sopore Police in arresting the involved accused persons and in recovering stolen properties.
Police distributes food and essential items among needy in Bandipora and Ganderbal
April 19: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police distributed food and other eatable items among poor and needy in Bandipora and Ganderbal. Bandipora Police as a part of ‘We Care For You’ initiative distributed ration and other essential items among the needy people across district besides assisted medical teams in mitigation efforts against COVID-19. Similarly, Ganderbal Police under the supervision of SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal-JKPS distributed ration items among the needy people of far-flung areas of Kangan and Preng. Police once again requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Police arrests 3 Shopkeepers for defying Govt orders in Srinagar and Ganderbal
April 19: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police have arrested 3 shopkeepers for defying restriction orders imposed by government in Srinagar and Ganderbal. In Srinagar, Police have arrested 02 shopkeepers for defying Govt orders in Soura. They have been identified as Bashir Ahmad Gani resident of Kawajapora and Mansoor Ahmad Ganie resident of Nowshara. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 31/2020 and 32/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Soura and further investigation into the cases have been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Kheer Bhawani, Police have arrested a shopkeeper for violating the Govt prohibitory orders issued under u/s 144 CrPC. He has been identified as Ghulam Qadir Sheikh resident of Sheikh Mohalla. Accordingly, case FIR No.11/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kheer Bhawani and further investigation has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Police registers case against Nursing Home Owner in Handwara
April 18: Police in Handwara received a complaint from a doctor regarding misusing of his letter pads by Asif Memorial Clinic Handwara. Police Station Handwara received a complaint from a doctor namely Shafqat Rasool Wani stating that he was practicing as consultant at Asif Memorial clinic Handwara in year 2016 and left the clinic in the same year. However, the Nursing Home run by Kouser Bakshi is still consulting/treating the patients by using his letter pads. A Case Fir No 124/20 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation has been initiated.
DIG CKR visits District Ganderbal, reviews security scenario
April 18: DIG CKR Shri Suleman Chaudhary-IPS today visited District Ganderbal to review security scenario, implementation of lockdown, and other preventive measures against COVID-19 taken by Police Ganderbal. SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal briefed the DIG through power point presentation and highlighted the arrangements made by the Ganderbal Police amid COVID-19 viz, lockdown cut offs, protection at Administrative Quarantine Centres & Hospitals, medical surveillance teams and sealing of red zones. SSP Ganderbal also highlighted the welfare measures taken by the Ganderbal Police for needy and senior citizens by establishing special helplines as well as roping in volunteers/ NGOs for better delivery services. Besides highlighted the actions taken by the Ganderbal Police against violators by registering 23 Case FIRs and arresting dozens of violators. Later, DIG CKR directed the officers that security personnel deployed in quarantine centers and red zone areas should be given proper protective gears & equipments. He further directed the officers that security personnel deployed in hotspots should not be frequently changed.
Police distributes food items in Kupwara
April 18: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police distributed food and other eatable items in Kupwara district in collaboration with NGO Goonj. Police party from Police Station Sogam headed by SHO PS Sogam in collaboration with NGO Goonj reached out to the needy people of Doonivari, Wavoora, Gangbuk, Sogam, Gundmacher, and Doorsu areas of PS Sogam and distributed food and eatables among needy especially non local labourers. Police once again requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Handwara Police arrests four gamblers
April 18: Handwara Police have arrested 04 gamblers and recovered stake money and playing cards from their possession. A police party from Police Station Handwara raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers identified as Fasil Bashir, Mudasir Ahmad War, Umer Rashid Lone residents of Kargama and Aqib Ahmad Shiekh resident of Chotipora Handwara for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money from the gamblers. Case FIR No.125/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Srinagar Police arrests 17 persons for defying Govt orders
April 18: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Srinagar Police have arrested 17 persons for defying the restriction orders imposed by government. Srinagar Police have arrested 17 persons in the Jurisdiction of Police Station Sadder for defying the Govt restriction orders over COVID-19. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Sader and further investigations have been taken up. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Press Release
April 18: Today at about 1730hrs terrorists fired upon Joint Naka party of Police & CRPF at Ahad Baba crossing area of Sopore. In the terror incident, 05 CRPF personnel of 179BN sustained gunshot injuries and were evacuated to hospital for medical treatment. However, 03 injured CRPF personnels among them succumbed to their injuries and attained martyrdom. We paid our rich tributes to the martyrs who made supreme sacrifices in the line of duty. Police has registered a case and officers are investigating the circumstances of this terror crime.
Ganderbal Police arrests a drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
April 17: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Ganderbal, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Kolpora Safapora intercepted an Alto Car bearing Registration number JK02AC/2111 with one person on board identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Ganaie resident of Ranbir Garh Shalteng Srinagar. During checking, officers were able to recover contraband substance from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station safapora where he remains in custody. Vehicle involved in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No.18/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Safapoora and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Press Release
April 16: Cyber Police Station Kashmir receives lot of reports regarding misuse of social media sites particularly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram besides other by the miscreants with fake and anonymous names. The Cyber Police Kashmir is monitoring all the profiles and the content being uploaded by the users. Cyber Police Station is also exploring the possibilities of invoking all the appropriate provisions of law available against such users. The anonymity of the profiles of users is of no defence and we can track them and bring them to face the law. Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar has also started awareness programme to aware the general public for best use of social media. Whenever, any information with regard to misuse of social media is observed, a prompt response/action is taken by the Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone. On 14.04.2020, a fake news was uploaded on facebook wherein a morphed picture of Lalchowk Gantaghar Srinagar has been shown with a flag of Pakistan occupied Kashmir. After registering a case accused was immediately identified and arrested. During the recent monitoring and patrolling of various Social Media platforms some of the users were found posting fake news, fake documents, incriminating / hateful posts and posts to glorify terrorists or promote terrorist’s ideologies by using fake identity. These kinds of posts not only destabilize the social fabric and disturb order in the society, but also escalate terrorist activities. On the identification of such posts, action under relevant sections of law was initiated and FIRs were registered at various Police Stations and Cyber Police Station of Kashmir Zone, Srinagar respectively. In the recent past 8 FIRs have been registered and 06 accused have been arrested, out of them 01 stands bailed out while as other identified/wanted accused are yet to be arrested & efforts are on to arrest them.
Handwara Police arrests 28 persons for defying Govt orders
April 16: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Handwara Police have arrested 28 persons and sealed 04 Shops for defying the restriction orders imposed by government. Police have arrested 28 persons across Police District Handwara besides sealed 04 shops for defying the Govt restriction orders issued u/s 144 CrPC. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective Police Stations and further investigations have been taken up. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Srinagar Police arrests three gamblers
April 16: Srinagar Police have arrested 03 gamblers from Bemina area, stake money and playing cards have also been recovered. A police party from Police Post Bemina raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities and apprehended three gamblers identified as Fayaz Ahmad Katjoo, Manzoor Ahmad Goroo and Noor Mohd Dar all residents of Bemina Srinagar for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake amount of ₹3,010/- from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 54/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Parimpora. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Srinagar Police arrests bootlegger; recovers 55 bottles of illicit liquor
April 16: Police in Srinagar have arrested a bootlegger and recovered 55 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Dug Park Foreshore Road, intercepted an i-10 vehicle bearing registration number JK01AH-7742 with one person on board identified as Reyaz Ahmad Rather resident of Elahi Bagh Soura. During search officers were able to recovered 55 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No. 55/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Nigeen and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in anti social activities will be dealt as per law.
Handwara Police arrests a notorious drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
April 16: Police in a recent action against drug dealings in Handwara have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Main Chowk, Magam intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK09B- 3623 with one person on board. He has been identified as Amjad Ahmad Badana resident of Hafrada Vilgam. During search officers were able to recover 1.05Kgs of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No. 123/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Shopian Police seizes illicit timber
April 16: Police in Shopian arrested a timber smuggler and seized illicit timber. Acting on specific information officers from Police Station Keller intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK13C-2113 in Maishwara area of Keller district Shopian and seized 07 logs of illicit timber from the vehicle. The arrested timber smuggler has been identified as Tariq Ahmad Paswal resident of Shalidar Zrakan. He has been shifted to Police Station Keller where he remains in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. A case FIR No. 12/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Keller & investigation into the matter has been initiated. Our consistent actions against anti social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
Police distributes food and essential items among needy in Kupwara; facilitates awareness drive in Bandipora
April 15: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provided food items to the poor and needy people in Kupwara and facilitated awareness drive in Bandipora. In the jurisdiction of PP Khurhama, Police along with Goonj NGO distributed food and other eatable items among the needy and poor people of Rang, Jabdi, Warnow, Afan and Kainard areas. While in Bandipora, Police have facilitated awareness drive across district along with NGOs and other youth volunteers to help the administration to curtail unnecessary movement of people besides aware them about the necessary precautions and guidelines to be followed to contain the further spread of COVID-19 Virus. Police once again requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Srinagar Police evacuates pregnant woman to hospital
April 14: Police in Srinagar saved a precious life by shifting a pregnant lady to L.D hospital Srinagar. Srinagar police today received information that a pregnant lady residing in the nearby area of Chanpora Srinagar has developed irresistible pain and needs immediate medical attention. Subsequently, a police party of Police Post Chanpora headed by DO Chanpora rushed to the spot and evacuated the lady to L.D Hospital for medical treatment. Locals have applauded the efforts of Police for prompt response and assistance in a crucial juncture.
Police arrests four drug peddlers, contraband substances recovered
April 14: Police in a series of actions against drug dealings in Handwara and Srinagar have arrested four drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession. In Handwara, officers from Police Station Kralgund at a checkpoint established at Thokerpora crossing intercepted an individual identified as Suhail Ahmad Dar resident of Lokipora. Officers were able to recover contraband substance (Heroin) from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Kralgund where he remains in custody. A case FIR number 39/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kralgund and investigation has been initiated. In Srinagar, Officers at a checkpoint in Shergarhi area intercepted three persons identified as Madina, Zubair Ahmed Bhatt and Mudasir Ahmed Sheikh all residents of Allochibagh. During checking officers recovered contraband substance (Charas) from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 20/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shergarhi and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police arrests 12 persons for defying Govt orders in Ganderbal
April 13: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Ganderbal Police have arrested 12 persons for defying the restriction orders imposed by government. Officers from Police Station Lar have arrested 12 persons for defying the restriction orders imposed by government in view of Covid-19. A case FIR number 28/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Lar and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Kupwara Police distributes food items among needy people
April 12: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provided food items to the poor and needy people in Kupwara. Police teams from PP Khurhama distributed food items among the poor and needy people in the area. Police once again requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Police arrests 07 persons for defying Govt orders in Ganderbal, Srinagar
April 12: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in Ganderbal, Srinagar have arrested 07 persons and seized 03 vehicles for defying the restriction orders imposed by government. In Ganderbal, Police have arrested 03 tipper drivers in the jurisdictions of PS Ganderbal and PS Kheer Bhawani for defying the restriction orders imposed by government in view of Covid-19 and seized 03 tippers. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective Police Stations and further investigations into the cases have been initiated. In Srinagar, Police have arrested 04 persons in the jurisdiction of Police Station Sadder for defying the restriction orders imposed by government in view of Covid-19. Case FIR number 70/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in police station and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Srinagar Police evacuates pregnant woman to hospital
April 11: Police in Srinagar saved a precious life by shifting a pregnant lady to L.D hospital Srinagar. Srinagar police today received information that a pregnant lady residing in the nearby area has developed irresistible pain and needs immediate medical attention. Subsequently, a police party from Police Station Rainawari headed by SHO Rainawari rushed to the spot and evacuated the lady to L.D Hospital for medical treatment. Locals have applauded the efforts of Police for prompt response and assistance in a crucial juncture.
Srinagar Police arrests 03 persons for defying Govt orders
April 11: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in Srinagar have arrested 03 persons for defying Govt prohibitory orders. In the jurisdiction of PP Chanapora, Police have booked 03 persons for violating Govt orders issued U/s 144 CrPC. They have been identified as Manzoor Ah Tantray resident of Pamposh Colony, Javaid Ahmad Mir resident of Budgam and Gh Mohd Rah resident of Housing Colony Chanapora. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 65/2020, 66/2020 and 67/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Sadder and further investigation has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Sopore Police arrests two notorious drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
April 11: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Sopore, Police have arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Chinar crossing Warpora intercepted a Sumo vehicle bearing registration number JK06-2018 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Hilal Ahmad War resident of Warpora and Ishafq Ahmad Reshi resident of Watlab. During checking, officers were able to recover 1300 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where they remain in custody. Vehicle involved in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No.71/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar took cognizance of circulation of fake and fabricated record of proceedings purported to be of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, FIR registered
April 10: Cyber Police Station has received information through reliable sources that some miscreants with criminal intention have fabricated and circulated a document purporting it to be a record of proceedings of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India dated 09-04-2020 in the case titled foundation of Media Professionals Vs Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and ANR, in which it has been falsely reflected that J&K Union Territory administration has been ordered to take a quick review within 24 hours and restore full internet communication in the region. The said document is fake and forged from its appearance and as otherwise ascertained. This fraudulent and dishonest action has been undertaken by unknown miscreants in order to mislead public in general and public authorities in particular. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 06/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Cyber Police Station, Kashmir Zone, Srinagar and investigation set into motion. General Public is advised not to circulate unauthentic, fabricated or fake information through social media platforms. Any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt strictly under Law.
Police arrests 110 persons for defying Govt orders in Srinagar, Bandipora and Handwara
April 10: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Police in Srinagar, Bandipora and Handwara have arrested 110 persons and seized 08 vehicles for defying the restriction orders imposed by government in view of Covid-19. In Srinagar, Police have arrested 26 persons including 7 shopkeepers in the jurisdictions of Police Station Shaheed Gunj, Nowgam, Khanyar and Parimpora for defying the restriction orders imposed by government in view of Covid-19 and also seized 02 vehicles. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective Police Stations and further investigations into the cases have been initiated. In Bandipora, Police have arrested 50 persons and seized 06 vehicles for breaching the prohibitory orders of District Magistrate Bandipora across the district. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered and investigations in the cases have been initiated. In Handwara, Police Station Qalamabad have arrested 10 persons for violating prohibitory orders imposed u/s144 CrPC. While Police Station Kralgund have arrested 19 persons for violating the prohibitory orders over Coronavirus. Similarly, Police Station Handwara have arrested 05 persons for violating prohibitory orders imposed by District Magistrate u/s 144 CrPC. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and investigations in the cases have been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Police in Bandipora facilitated social distancing at public places
April 10: Police in its continuous drive regarding implementation of Govt regulations to combat COVID-19, facilitated social distancing at Public Places besides helping locals to get essentials in Bandipora and distributed food & other items among needy persons in Kupwara. Bandipora police in collaboration with other departments sustained its comprehensive approach to implement social distancing at Banks, ATMs and arranged chairs to enable the people to abide the lockdown rules. Social distancing was also emphasized at Ration stores, Medical shops and other public utility stores besides helping residents to get essential goods and services without making people vulnerable to COVID-19 Virus across the district. In Kupwara, Police team headed by Incharge PP Khurhama in collaboration with NGO “GOONJ” continued its efforts to meet the requirements of destitutes by distributing food & essential items among the needy people of the area. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Sogam, police team along with State Bank officials distributed food items among the widows and poor at Potshai and Bedibera areas of Lolab Kupwara. Similarly in the areas of Karnah, Police team headed by SHO Police Station Karnah distributed foodstuffs among the needy people. Police once again requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing and good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Kupwara Police distributes food items among needy people
April 09: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provided food and other essential items in Kupwara. Police teams from PS Sogam distributed food and other essential items to the destitute families’ especially stranded non-local labourers in their jurisdiction. Police once again requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Police arrests two dozen persons for violating Govt orders in Bandipora
April 09: Continuing its actions against violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police in Bandipora have booked two dozen persons for violation of prohibitory orders issued by District Administration Bandipora over COVID-19. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Sumbal, two dozen persons have been arrested by police who had gathered for congretional prayers at a mosque in Nesbal Sumbal area of Bandipora for violating the Government prohibitory orders over COVID-19. Accordingly a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sumbal and investigation has been taken up. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Press Release
April 08: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police, Army & CRPF in Gulabad, Arampora area of Sopore. During the search operation, the hiding terrorist fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 01 terrorist was killed and the body was retrieved from the site of encounter. The killed terrorist has been identified as Sajad Nawab Dar resident of Saidpora Sopore. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunitions including 01 AK-47 rifle, 01 AK-Magazine, 01 UBGL Thrower were recovered from his possession. As per police records, he was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM and was wanted by law for his complicity in terror crimes including attacks on security establishments. He was also involved in recruitment of youth for joining terrorism in North Kashmir. According to the Police records, Sajad had a history of terror crime records since 2018. Several terror crime cases were registered against him including Case FIR No. 69/2019 pertaining to attack on CRPF Camp at Main Chowk Sopore, FIR No. 70/2019 pertaining to attack on PP Warpora Sopore. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Police distributes food items in Srinagar and Kupwara
April 08: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police distributed ration kits and food items among the needy families in Srinagar and Kupwara. In Srinagar, Police teams headed by SHO PS Nowhatta and SHO PS Kothibagh distributed ration kits among the needy non local labourers & local families in their respective areas. In Kupwara, Police team headed by Incharge PP Khurhama in collaboration with NGO “GOONJ” distributed food items among the poor and needy people in the area of Khurhama. Police once again requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Police arrests 30 persons for defying Govt orders in Handwara and Srinagar
April 08: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Handwara and Srinagar Police have arrested 30 persons and seized 06 vehicles for defying the restriction orders imposed by government in view of Covid-19. In Handwara, Police Station Qalamabad have arrested 11 persons and seized one vehicle for violating prohibitory orders imposed u/s144 CrPC. Case FIR No. 24/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Qalamabad against the violators. While Police Station Vilgam have arrested 05 persons and registered a case vide FIR No. 27/2020 under relevant sections of law for violating the prohibitory orders over Coronavirus. Similarly, Police Station Kralgund have arrested 11 persons and seized 05 Vehicles for violating prohibitory orders imposed by District Magistrate u/s 144 CrPC. Case FIR No. 33/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Vilgam. Investigations in the cases have been initiated. In Srinagar, Police have arrested 03 persons in the jurisdiction of Police Post Rangreth for defying the restriction orders imposed by government in view of Covid-19. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Sadder and further investigation into the cases have been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Sopore Police arrests five gamblers
April 07: Sopore Police have arrested 05 gamblers from Tarzoo area, stake money and playing cards have also been recovered. A police party from Police Station Tarzoo raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities and apprehended five gamblers identified as Hilal Ahmad Sofi & Mohammad Yousuf Bhat both resident of Aalibagh Tarzoo, Ab Hamid Hajam & Ab Qayoom Sheikh both residents of Astan Mohalla Tarzoo and Zahoor Ahmad Bhat resident of Izatshah Colony Tarzoo for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake amount of ₹20,750/- from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 28/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Tarzoo. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Srinagar Police arrests 12 shopkeepers for defying Govt order
April 07: Acting tough against the violators of Govt. prohibitory orders, Srinagar Police have arrested 12 shopkeepers in the jurisdiction of PS Rainawari for defying the restrictions imposed in view of Covid-19. Accordingly, Case FIR No. 22/2020 has been registered at Police Station Rainawari and further investigation into the case has been initiated. Srinagar Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Ganderbal Police arrests drug peddler, psychotropic substance recovered
April 07: Police in its recent actions against drug dealings in Ganderbal, police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Treesa Saffapora Crossing apprehended a person identified as Mohd Yasin Bhat resident of Kambay Mohalla, Wakura Ganderbal. Officers during checking were able to recover 20 bottles of codeine phosphate. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Safapora where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 14/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Safapora and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Cyber Police Station outsmarts hackers
April 06: The Cyber Police Station Srinagar of J&K Police have recovered Rs 1 Lakh Ten Thousand from hackers who had targeted several people while posing as bank officials and owners of online business centers. According to the details, 85 years old man was duped of Rs 1 Lakh Ten Thousand on the pretext of OTP/Vishing Fraud. The complainant received a fraud call who introduced himself as J&K Bank official and informed him that his debit card (ATM card) has been blocked and politely asked him to share the card details along with 06 digit OTP number for unblocking the card and within few minutes an amount of Rs 1 Lakh Ten Thousand was deducted from his account. The aggrieved person immediately contacted cyber police station and timely action by Cyber Police Station team were able to block the amount immediately and the amount of Rs 1 Lakh Ten Thousand was saved. The fraudsters had also sent one phishing link on his cell number to install remote access Application in order to gain access of his banking mobile app. The team immediately guided the complainant to uninstall the remote Application app in order to block further fraudulent transactions. Further efforts are on to trace such scammers and book under relevant sections of law. “General public are advised to remain cautious about strange phone calls and shouldn’t share their account details and credit/ debit card details with anybody”. Due to prevailing situation of COVID-19 the fraudsters have come up with new cyber fraud across banks. The modus operandi is customers are getting calls to share OTP to postpone their 3 months EMI as relaxation given by RBI. Once the OTP is shared the hard-earned money of gullible public is withdrawn from their bank accounts.
Police distributes food items in Kupwara and Sopore
April 06: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provided food and other eatable items in Kupwara district and PD Sopore. Kupwara Police facilitated the distribution of essentials in collaboration with NGO Goonj. In Kupwara, Police team headed by SHO PS Sogam in collaboration with NGO Goonj reached out to the needy people of Khodi and Doniwari areas of PS Sogam and provided essential items including food items and eatables. Similarly in Sopore, food items and eatables were distributed among needy people by the Police team in the areas of Police Station Bomai. Apart from these drives, People were made aware to take precautions to fight back Coronavirus Pandemic, besides sought their co-operation and obedience to the guidelines as provided by government and not to come out of homes unless there is an emergency.
Srinagar Police evacuates pregnant woman to hospital
April 06: Police in Srinagar saved a precious life by shifting a pregnant lady to L.D hospital Srinagar. Srinagar police today received information that a pregnant lady residing in the nearby area has developed irresistible pain and needs immediate medical attention. Subsequently, a police party of Police Station Nishat headed by SHO Nishat rushed to the spot and evacuated the lady to L.D Hospital for medical treatment. Locals have applauded the efforts of Police for prompt response and assistance in a crucial juncture.
Srinagar Police arrests 2 drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
April 06: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Malkha Chowk, Nowhatta intercepted two suspicious persons identified as Ghulam Rasool Sheikh @ Gama and Ghulam Qadir Sheikh both residents of Sheikh Colony Nowhatta. Officers during checking were able to recover 370grams of Charas from their possession. Case FIR No. 14/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowhatta and investigation in the matter has been initiated. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Nowhatta where they remain in custody. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Srinagar Police arrests four gamblers
April 06: Srinagar Police have arrested 04 gamblers from Khayam area of Srinagar, stake money and playing cards have also been recovered. A police party from Police Station Khanyar raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers identified as Aqib Mustaq Pampori resident of Khayam, Manzoor Ahmad lone resident of Palhalan Pattan, Liyaqat Javaid Dar resident of Muniwarabad and Asif Ali Reshi resident of Barbarshah for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake amount of ₹9,630/- from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 18/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khanyar. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Srinagar Police arrests 17 persons for violating Govt Orders;
April 06: Acting tough against the violators of Govt. prohibitory orders, Srinagar Police have arrested 17 persons including a shopkeeper and also seized 09 vehicles for defying the restrictions imposed in view of Covid-19. In the jurisdiction of PS Nishat and PS Harwan, Police have arrested 03 persons including a shopkeeper and seized one vehicle for violating Govt prohibitory orders. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and investigation has been initiated. In the jurisdiction of PS RM Bagh and PS Nowgam, Police have arrested 09 persons and also seized 08 vehicles for violating Govt prohibitory orders issued u/s 144 CrPC by District Magistrate Srinagar. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and further investigation has been initiated. While in the jurisdiction of PS Khanyar, Police have arrested 05 persons for violating Govt. prohibitory orders issued u/s 144 CrPC by District Magistrate Srinagar. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in PS Khanyar and further investigation has been initiated. Srinagar Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Handwara Police arrests 21 persons for defying prohibitory orders over Coronavirus
April 05: Handwara Police in its efforts to ensure complete lockdown across police district have arrested 21 persons for defying Govt orders. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Handwara, Police have booked 12 persons who were found violating the orders imposed by District Magistrate u/s 144 CrPC. Case FIR No. 108/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and further investigation into the case has been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Qalamabad, 05 Persons have been arrested by the police for defying the Govt orders. Accordingly, Case FIR No. 23/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Qalambad. Similarly, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Vilgam, Police have arrested 04 persons for violating the orders imposed u/s 144 CrPC. Case FIR No. 22/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Vilgam and investigation has initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone, Srinagar took cognizance of circulation of fake news on social media FIR registered, 02 arrested.
April 05: Cyber Police Station received information through reliable sources that some miscreants with criminal intention and to create panic amongst public have circulated fake information/videos having bearing on law and order on social media platforms. It was also learnt that the miscreants are circulating photographs of terrorists of proscribed terrorist organization on social media and networking sites in order to provoke the masses and cause disaffection against the country. The said actions have been undertaken by these miscreants in order to mislead the public in general and youth in particular. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 05/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Cyber Police Station, Kashmir Zone, Srinagar and investigation set into motion. 02 miscreants (names with held) have been arrested in the instant case. General public is advised not to circulate unauthentic and fake information through social media platforms. Any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt with strictly under law.
Srinagar Police arrests 05 shopkeepers for defying Govt prohibitory orders
April 05: Srinagar Police in its efforts to ensure complete lockdown across the district have arrested 05 shopkeepers for defying Government prohibitory orders. In the jurisdiction of Police Station PS Panthachowk, Police have booked 02 shopkeepers who were found violating the orders imposed by District Magistrate u/s 188 CrPC. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 16/2020 and 17/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Panthachowk and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Soura, Police have booked 03 shopkeepers who were found violating the orders imposed by District Magistrate u/s 188 CrPC. Case FIR No. 25/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Soura and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly. People of the area appreciated the action of police.
Police provides food, other items among needy people
April 05: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provided food and other essential items in Handwara and Sopore. Police also facilitated the distribution of ration at Sopore. In Handwara, police distributed food & other essential items among destitute families and needy people in the jurisdiction of Police Station Vilgam amid COVID-19 lockdown besides made people aware regarding precautionary measures to avert COVID-19. In Sopore, police distributed food & other essential items among destitute families and needy people especially non-local residents. Sopore police also facilitated distribution of ration ensuring proper social distancing at Seer jageer area in the jurisdiction of Police Station Tarzoo. Police requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. J&K Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Srinagar Police arrests a drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
April 05: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Srinagar, Police have arrested one drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Red Cross Road Maisuma intercepted an individual identified as Zahoor Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Ahmad Dar resident of Maisuma Srinagar. During search, officers were able to recover 50grams of charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Maisuma where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 07/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Maisuma. Further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
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April 04: During the intervening night of 03/04-04-2020, acting on a specific information regarding presence of 04 terrorists in village Hardmangori DH Pora who were involved in recent killing of civilians in Kulgam and Anantnag a joint search operation was launched by Police, Army and CRPF. During cordon and search operation, hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately upon search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 04 terrorists were killed. They have been identified as Shahid Sadiq Malik resident of Khull DH Pora Kulgam, Mohd Ashraf Malik @Sadam resident of Arwani district Anantnag, Waqar Farooq Itoo resident of Hanan Chawalgam DH Pora, and the identity of 4th killed terrorist is yet to be ascertained. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunitions including 01 AK-47, 01 SLR, 01 Insas Rifle and 01 Pistol were recovered from their possession. As per police records, the killed terrorists were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM and involved in several terror crime cases including civilian atrocities. Recently, while Police and Security Forces were busy in assisting the administration in combating Coronavirus, the killed terrorists started killing innocent civilians. On 01-04-2020 they killed two innocent civilians namely Hassan Rakha and Sheraj-Uddin Gossi residents of Nandimarg DH Pora Kulgam. On 02-04-2020 they also killed another civilian namely Mohd Showkat Dar resident of Fatehpora Anantnag. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
IGP Kashmir promotes 471 Sg. Constables to the rank of Head Constables
April 04: On the basis of qualifying the prescribed “Pre Promotion Course” (Lower Class), Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS has promoted 471 Sg. Constables of Executive Police having lien and seniority with Kashmir Zone, to the rank of Head Constables. IGP Kashmir has felicitated the promoted officers and their families and has expressed hope that these newly promoted officers will strive to work hard for the interests of general public, maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the Union Territory of J&K.
Handwara Police arrests 24 persons for defying prohibitory orders over Corona Virus; Seized 02 Vehicles
April 03: Handwara Police in its efforts to ensure complete lockdown across Handwara have arrested 24 persons and also seized 02 vehicles for defying Govt orders. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Handwara, Police have booked 4 persons who were found violating the orders imposed by District Magistrate U/s 144 CrPC. Case FIR No. 103/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and further investigation into the case has been initiated. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Qalamabad, 08 Persons have been arrested and a vehicle has also been seized by the police for defying the Govt orders. Accordingly, Case FIR No. 20/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Qalambad. Similarly, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Vilgam, Police have arrested 12 persons and 01 Vehicle was also seized for violating the orders imposed U/s 144 CrPC. Case FIR NO. 21/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Vilgam and investigation has initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Ganderbal police arrests a notorious drug peddler, psychotropic substances recovered
April 03: Police in its recent actions against drug dealings have arrested a notorious drug peddler in Ganderbal and recovered psychotropic substances from his possession. Officers from Police Station Safapora at a checkpoint established at Dollar Mode Safapora intercepted an individual identified as Maqsood Ahmad Ganaie @Sooda sone of Mohammad Maqbool Ganaie resident of Wakura Ganderbal. Huge quantity of psychotropic substances was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Safapora where he remains in custody. A case FIR number 12/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Safapora and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. Persons found indulging in m peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police arrests 18 persons including 05 shopkeepers for violating Govt Orders in Srinagar and Ganderbal
April 03: Acting tough against the violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police have arrested 18 persons including 05 shopkeepers in Srinagar and Ganderbal for violating Govt orders. In the jurisdiction of PS Rajbagh, Police have arrested 10 persons at Kursu Rajbagh for violating Govt orders. Accordingly, case FIR No 27/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Rajbagh and investigation has been initiated. In the jurisdiction of PS Sadder, Police have arrested 05 shopkeepers for violating Govt prohibitory orders. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 55/2020, 56/2020, 57/2020, 58/2020 and 59/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Sadder and further investigation has been initiated. Similarly, Ganderbal Police have arrested 03 persons for violating Govt orders. In this regard a case FIR No 64/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Ganderbal. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Police distributes food items among needy people in Srinagar, Bandipora and Sopore
April 03: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provided food and other essential items in Srinagar, Bandipora and Sopore. Srinagar Police have distributed food items among needy people by SHO PS Shergarhi Srinagar after the concerned SHO received an SOS message from a citizen about a family without Ration. The said family was immediately contacted and needful help was provided. In Bandipora, Police continued its ‘We Care For You’ initiative of J&K Police and distributed Ration and other essential items among the needy and non-local labourers across the district. Police also facilitated public awareness drives regarding pandemic in different areas of the district. In Sopore, Police have accommodated non local labourers and distributed ration and other food items among them. Sopore Police also organized awareness programmes and ensured effective social distancing at all Banks and ATM Booths in the entire jurisdiction of PD Sopore. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Handwara Police busts terror module, 4 terrorists among 7 arrested
April 03: Acting on a specific information, Handwara Police have arrested 03 terrorist associates identified as Azad Ahmad Bhat resident of Shalpora Langate, Altaf Baba resident of Rafiabad Babagund and Irshad Ahmad resident of Selikoot Uri. They were associated with proscribed terror outfit LeT. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession. They were involved in providing assistance to the active terrorists and motivating the youth to join terror folds by providing arms and ammunition. Besides, acting on specific information regarding the presence of terrorists in Village Gund Chogal, today Handwara Police along with Army and CRPF launched a search operation. During search operation, 04 terrorists linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT were arrested. They have been identified as Parvaiz Ahmad Chopan resident of Shartpora Langate, Mudasir Ahmad Pandith resident of Zargar Mohalla Langate, Mohd Rafi Sheikh resident of Eidgah Mohallla Langate and Burhan Mushtaq Wani resident of Tulwari Langate. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 03 AK-47, 08 AK 47 Magazines, 332 AK rounds, 12 Hand Grenades, 03 Pistol, 06 Pistol Magazines, 24 Pistol Rounds have been recovered from their possession. Case FIR No. 104/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. In Sopore, Police along with Army and CRPF arrested two terrorist associates at Sadiq Colony Sopore. They have been identified as Waseem Ahmad Gojri resident of Sadiq Colony Sopore and Junaid Rashid Ganie resident of Noorbagh Sopore. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession. They were linked to proscribed terror outfit LeT. Case FIR No. 61/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore in this regard and further investigation into the case has been initiated.
Police establishes helpline numbers across Kashmir for Senior Citizens
April 02: Police have taken an initiative in view of the emerging situation for senior citizens by establishing helpline numbers across the Kashmir valley. Police have taken an initiative in view of the emerging situation that senior citizens might have been facing difficulties in meeting out their basic needs due to COVID-19 lockdown across valley so that they are not forced by the circumstances to move out of their houses in search of essentials. Police is committed to reach out to the people in distress and requested them not to come out of their homes until any exigency and follow all the advisories issued by the administration.
Police distributes food items in Srinagar, Kupwara and Sopore
April 02: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provided food and other essential items in Srinagar, Kupwara districts and PD Sopore. Police also facilitated the distribution of food items in collaboration with NGO Murawat at Srinagar. In Srinagar, police distributed food items to the destitute families at Shaheed Gunj and Shergarhi areas amid COVID-19 lockdown. Police teams from local police units reached to the needy people especially non-local residents and distributed essentials among them. Srinagar police in Collaboration with NGO Murawat also facilitated distribution of food items in the jurisdiction of Police Station Karan Nagar. In Kupwara, Police team from Police Station Sogam along with volunteers of Chandigam reached out to the needy people of Chandigam Lolab area and provided them food and other items. Officers from police unit Khurhama also provide food and other eatable items to the needy. Similarly in Sopore, Police distributed food items among needy people especially non locals by Police Station Tarzoo and Police Post Putkha in their respective areas. Apart from these drives, Police also ensuring proper social distance near ATMs in order to minimise chances of spreading COVID-19. People were made aware to take precautions to fight back Coronavirus Pandemic, besides sought their co-operation and obedience to the guidelines as provided by government and not to come out of homes unless there is an emergency.
Srinagar Police arrests 02 shopkeepers for violating Govt prohibitory orders
April 01: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Srinagar Police have arrested two shopkeepers for defying Govt orders. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Sadder, two shopkeepers were booked for defying the Govt prohibitory orders. They have been identified as Ghulam Mohammad Rah resident of Housing Colony Chanpora and Ghulam Nabi Hajam resident of Lalnagar Chanpora. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 52/2020 and 53/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Sadder and further investigations into the cases have been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Srinagar Police arrests three gamblers
April 01: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested three gamblers from a gambling site. A police party from Police Station Shaheed Gunj raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities at Karfali Mohalla Habakadal of District Srinagar. Three persons were arrested by police and were identified as Saleem Jan Bhat resident of Shalla Kadal, Aqib Zahoor Bhat resident of Sona Masjid Fateh Kadal and Ferooz Ahmad Laway resident of Zainakadal Srinagar. They have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹2202 from the gambling site. Case FIR No.22/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shaheed Gunj and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Police provides food, other items among needy people
March 31: Continuing its efforts to reach out the needy people, Police provides food and other essential items in Srinagar, Shopian, Sopore and Handwara. Police also facilitated the distribution of ration at Ration Depots in the jurisdictions of Police Stations Sherghari, Harwan and Nishat. In Nowhatta, Police in collaboration with an NGO (Javeed Foundation) distributed free ration to 63 needy families of Mohalla Bachi Darwaza, Kani Diver Colony, Devi Aagan, Gojwara, Makarpora Kawdara & other areas of Nowhatta, Srinagar as identified by PS Nowhatta after conducting survey through Mohalla, Masjid committees of the respective areas. Apart from free ration distribution, posters showing graphics on "How to keep a covid-19 suspected person in isolation at home and deal with this pandemic, were circulated in the area. Srinagar police also facilitated distribution of ration ensuring proper social distancing in the jurisdictions of Police Station Sharghari, PS Harwan and PS Nishat at Bakshi Stadium, Shalimar and Nishat Laam Ration Depots respectively. Distribution of essential items was also facilitated by Srinagar police in Sadder area. In Shopian, Police distributed food & other essential items among the needy people & migrants in the area. In Sopore, police organized a public awareness drive across the police district to aware the general public regarding the spread of Coronavirus besides distributed food and other ration items among the migrants in the area. In Handwara, Police distributed food and other essential items in Zachaldar area. The people of the area were also made aware about the precautionary measures to fight back this pandemic Covid19. Meanwhile, Bandipora police organized a public awareness drive across the district to aware the general public regarding the spread of Coronavirus by highlighting DO’s and DON’Ts for protection from Coronavirus through public address systems and posters across the district. Police requests the general public of the valley to maintain social distancing, good personal hygiene for prevention from Coronavirus. J&K Police is committed to mitigate the difficulties faced by people due to lockdown.
Srinagar Police arrests 06 shopkeepers for violating Govt orders
March 30: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Srinagar Police have arrested six persons for defying Govt orders. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Batamaloo, six shopkeepers were booked for defying the Govt prohibitory orders. They have been identified as Abdul Gani Sheikh, Waseem Ahmad Sheikh both residents of Baranpather Batamaloo, Hilal Ahmad Wani resident of Iqbal Colony Sonwar, Showkat Hussain Mir resident of Shivpora Sonawar Srinagar, Gh Mohi-Ud-Din Pandit resident of Iqbal Abad Bemina and Nisar Ahmad Dar resident of HMT Srinagar. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 32/2020, 33/2020, 34/2020 and 35/2020 under relevant sections of law were registered in Police Station Batamaloo and further investigations into the case has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by District Magistrates in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Ganderbal police arrests drug peddler;Psychotropic substances recovered
March 30: Police in its recent actions against drug dealings have arrested a drug peddler in Ganderbal and recovered psychotropic substances from his possession. Officers from Police Station Safapora intercepted an individual identified as Mohammad Ayub Parray resident of Safapora. On his search, officers were able to recover 20 bottles of codeine phosphate and 210 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Safapora where he remains in custody. A case FIR number 11/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Safapora and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in m peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police arrests 44 persons for violating Govt orders in Handwara, Sopore; 25 vehicles, 14 bikes seized
March 30: Continuing its actions against violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police in Handwara and Sopore have booked 44 persons besides, seized vehicles in Handwara and Awantipora. Handwara Police in its efforts to ensure complete lockdown across PD Handwara booked 30 persons for violating Govt prohibitory orders in jurisdiction of PS Handwara and Vilgam. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 89/2020, 90/2020, 91/2020 under relevant sections of law were registered in Police Station Handwara against 17 persons & a case FIR number 18/2020 was registered against 13 persons at Police Station Vilgam who were defying Govt orders. Two vehicles have also been seized by PS Vilgam. In another action, Sopore Police have booked 14 persons who were violating Govt orders. In this regard police registered a case FIR No. 57/2020 under relevant sections of law at Police Station Sopore and further investigation has been initiated. In Awantipora, Police have seized 23 vehicles and 14 bikes from different areas of PD Awantipora for violating Government orders. Among the seized vehicles, 15 vehicles & 07 bikes were seized by PS Awantipora, 06 vehicles & 02 bikes were seized by PS Pampore, 02 vehicles & 05 bikes were seized by PS Khrew who were found plying in the said areas without the passes issued by the competent authorities. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Police distributes food and other items among needy people in Srinagar, Kupwara & other districts
March 30: Continuing its efforts to reach out to the needy people, Police have distributed food and other items in Srinagar & Kupwara districts and Police Districts of Handwara & Awantipora of Kashmir valley. In Srinagar, Police and CRPF distributed food and other items at Kaksaraie among the needy persons, who were in need of these essentials. Police also distributed food items among Daily Wagers & labourers residing in Shivpora area. Similarly, Police along with an NGO (Javeed Foundation) distributed care kits among the needy people in Nowhatta area. In Kupwara, Police teams from Police Station Kupwara and Police Post PP Bazar distributed food and other items among the needy people living in the area who have been affected by the lockdown. Similarly, Police in Handwara distributed food items, sanitizers and masks among general public across PD Handwara through concerned SHOs and DOs. In Awantipora, food and dry ration was distributed among the stranded migrant labourers at Khrew, Pampore, Awantipora and Tral areas. From the last two days, Awantipora Police have distributed free ration and food to 157 migrant labourers who were in need of food and ration. Apart from distributing food & other items, Police teams from their respective police establishments across the Kashmir valley made people aware about the precautions issued by health department through loudspeakers, drones and whatever way possible. They were also advised to stay at their homes in order to stay safe.
Bandipora Police arrests 13 persons for violation of Government prohibitory orders
March 29: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Bandipora Police arrested 13 persons for violating the Government prohibitory orders. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Hajin, 13 persons have been arrested by police for violating the Government prohibitory orders issued U/s 144 CrPC over COVID-19. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Hajin and investigations have been taken up. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by District Magistrates in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Srinagar Police held a sanitization drive in Nishat area in collaboration with SMC
March 29: Srinagar Police held sanitization drive in collaboration with SMC in Nishat area. In Nishat area of Srinagar, Local police unit carried out sanitization drive in Brain area of Nishat along with SMC officials. Besides the sanitization drive, Police carried out awareness regarding guidelines issued by the administration to break the chain of spread of pandemic Corona Virus (COVID-19).
Police distributes food items in Srinagar, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Shopian, Sopore and Handwara
March 29: Police in its special drive to reach out the needy people distributed food & other items in Srinagar, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Shopian districts and in PD Sopore and Handwara. In Srinagar, police distributes food items to the destitute families at Zakura, Pantha-Chowk, Nehru Park, Shaheed Gunj and Rainawari areas amid COVID-19 lockdown. Police teams from local police units reached to the needy people especially non-local residents and distributed essentials among them. In Bandipora, Police team from Police Station Sumbal reached out to people affected by the lockdown and provided them food and other items as a part of initiatives for the poor, whose livelihoods have been hit due to the lockdown. In Ganderbal Police launched a drive to reach out the needy people and distributed food items among the needy people. In Shopian, Police distributed essential food items to daily based labourers and whose families have been hit hard due to nationwide lockdown. In Sopore Police distributed essentials to the destitute families in Sopore areas besides guiding public to maintain distance at grocery stores and Medical shops. Similarly, Handwara Police from Qalamad and Langate Police unit distributed food and eatable items among the needy people. Apart from these drives, people were made aware to take precautions to fight back Coronavirus Pandemic, besides sought their co-operation and obedience to the guidelines as provided by government and not to come out of homes unless there is an emergency.
Ganderbal Police arrests a shopkeeper for violating Government orders
March 28: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Ganderbal Police along with Magistrate have arrested a shopkeeper and sealed his shop for violating the Government prohibitory orders over COVID-19. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kheerbawani along with Magistrate arrested a shopkeeper and sealed his shop for violating Government prohibitory orders. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. A case FIR number 09/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kheerbawani and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the Government prohibitory orders in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Srinagar Police arrests a shopkeeper for violating Government orders
March 28: Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Srinagar Police have arrested a shopkeeper for violating the Government prohibitory orders over COVID-19. Officers in the jurisdiction of police station Nowgam arrested a shopkeeper identified as Sajad Ahmad Wani resident of Bunpora Nowgam, Srinagar for violating Government prohibitory orders. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. A case FIR No. 34/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowgam and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the Government prohibitory orders in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restriction orders will be dealt strictly.
Baramulla police arrests 02 terrorist associates
March 28: Baramulla police have arrested two terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit LeT. They have been identified as Showkat Ahmad Mir @ Molvi resident of Wussan Pattan and Showkat Ahmad Yatoo resident of Chanderhama, Pattan. Arms and ammunition including one Pistol, one Pistol Magazine, 06 Pistol rounds, one Hand Grenade, one AK- 47 Magazine, 32 AK-47 rounds and other incriminating materials were recovered from their possession. Earlier, a complaint was received by Police Station Pattan about a missing person namely Abid Qayoom Lone son of Abdul Qayoom Lone resident of Wussan who was studying at Government College of Engineering Jammu. Accordingly, a missing report was registered in PS Pattan and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, it was learnt that Showkat Mir and Showkat Yatoo had managed Visa to Abid Qayoom Lone for Pakistan and on 23rd February 2020, Aabid Lone crossed over to Wagah Border apparently for seeking admission in MBBS. Officers also learnt that Aabid has been sent by them to Pakistan for joining terrorist outfit. During further course of investigation, the duo also revealed that earlier in the year 2018, they have managed visa for 04 youth identified as Umar, Gulzar both residents of Wussan area and Adil Ahmad Mir and Umar Khan both residents of Liver Pahalgam to Pakistan apparently for admission purposes. However, Umar & Gulzar are presently active terrorists affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT in district Baramulla. In this regard, a case FIR No. 51/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Pattan and further investigation is going on.
Shopian Police lodges FIR against violators of Govt orders
March 27: Continuing its action against violators of Govt probhitory orders, Shopian police have lodged an FIR against law violators. Defying all the health advisories and orders of administration and appeal given by different Auqaf Committees and Masjid Committees of Shopian, Friday prayers were held in Village Pandushan of Shopian thereby endangering the lives of hundreds of villagers and the entire area. Accordingly, a case FIR No.39/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Shopian and further investigations has been initiated. In the matter Police has also booked Molvi Ab Ghani Thoker resident of Pandushan who led the prayers and four others who organised this congregation. Shopian Police has once again requested the general public of District Shopian to follow the restrictions imposed by the government and isolate themselves in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Policeman disengaged from his service, FIR registered in Sopore
March 27: A policeman was disengaged from his services after a video went viral in which he was seen as making announcement with abusive language, asking people to stay indoors. Police take cognizance of video which was circulated on social media sites wherein a policeman was allegedly seen making announcement in an abusive manner. During the preliminary investigation, officers found allegations were true and it was come to fore that the cop is posted in PD Sopore. Officers also learnt that he shot the video at an isolated place and was not part of any announcement making team. Taking cognizance of the issue, Sopore police has registered an FIR against the erring official under relevant sections of law and the official has been disengaged forthwith from the department. Further investigation into the matter is in progress.
Ganderbal Police lodges FIR in contravention of Govt lockdown order
March 27: Continuing its action against violators of Govt probhitory orders, Ganderbal police have lodged an FIR against law violators. Police Station Kangan, acting on reliable sources regarding gathering of people for offering Friday prayers in Jamia Masjid Chattergul took legal action and lodged an FIR against the violators. Police had already conveyed general public to avoid offering prayers in Masjids in prevention of social gathering so that this chain of transmission of virus could be stopped. However few people defied the Govt. lockdown order. Similarly, case FIR No.17/20 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kangan and further investigation into the case has been initiated in this regard. District Police Ganderbal once again requested the people to follow Govt. advisories/orders so that this deadly virus COVlD-19 could be controlled. Stay Home Stay Safe
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March 27: Today at about 2045hrs Kulgam police received information about a terror crime incident in Redwani area of District Kulgam where terrorists had fired on a civilian. Senior police officers reached at the terror crime spot. The injured civilian identified as Mehraj Din Bhat was evacuated to nearby hospital for treatment of his injuries. However, he succumbed to his injuries. Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this terror crime. Area has been cordoned and search in the area is going on.
Police arrests 14 persons for violation of prohibitry orders u/s 144 CrPC in Handwara and seized 02 vehicles
March 26: Handwara Police today arrested 14 persons and seized 02 vehicles for violating the Govt. orders issued U/s 144 CrPC over COVID-19. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Handwara 06 persons were arrested and 01 vehicle was seized for violating the orders issued U/s 144 CrPC. While in the jurisdiction of Police Station Qalamabad, 07 persons have been booked for violating the orders issued U/s 144 CrPC. Similarly in the jurisdiction of Police Station Vilgam, 01 person has been arrested and 01 vehicle was also seized for violating the prohibitry orders imposed by District Magistrate. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in the respective Police Stations and investigations have been taken up. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by District Magistrates in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Police arrests 17 persons for violation of prohibitry orders u/s 144 CrPC in Awantipora and Ganderbal
March 26: Continuing action against violators of prohibitory orders issued by Government u/s 144 CrPC, Police have arrested 17 persons for defying the restriction orders over COVID-19. Awantipora Police have arrested 14 persons for defying prohibitry orders issued u/s 144 CrPC and registered a case FIR No. 38/2020 under relevant section of law at Police Station Awantipora. While as Ganderbal Police have arrested 03 persons involved in violating the prohibitry orders issued u/s 144 CrPC by the Government. Case FIR No. 59/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Ganderbal. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by District Magistrates in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Police files Chargesheet in a case of terror attack at village Babagund, Langate which resulted in death of one Civilian
March 26: Handwara Police today submitted Chargesheet for a Case FIR No 34/2019 of Police Station Kralgund. The FIR pertains to the terror incident dated 27.05.2019, wherein terrorists using illegal weapons had fired indiscriminately upon a civilian Ab Majeed Shah resident of Village Babagund, Langate resulting in critical fire arm injuries and who later succumbed to his injuries. After conclusion of the investigation, chargesheet was filed before the competent Court under relevant sections of law by Handwara Police after obtaining necessary Government sanction for prosecution. The Chargesheet has been filed against five accused including three terrorists and two terrorist associates identified as Aquib Javid Bhat resident of village Babagund, Langate and Feroz Ahmad Dar resident of Village Khanoo, Langate for their role in hatching criminal conspiracy for the terrorist act, harbouring terrorists and lending support to the proscribed terrorist organisation.
Police arrests 14 persons for violation of prohibitry orders u/s 144 CrPC in Ganderbal and Handwara
March 25: Continuing action against violators of prohibitory orders issued by Government u/s 144 CrPC, Police have arrested 14 persons and also seized two vehicles for defying the restriction orders over COVID-19. Ganderbal Police have arrested 04 shopkeepers found violating the Government orders issued u/s 144 CrPC in two separate actions. Among them two shopkeepers were arrested by PS Safapora and two were arrested by PS Kangan. Cases under relevant sections of law stands registered at concerned police stations and initiated investigation. While as Handwara Police have arrested 10 persons for defying prohibitry orders and seized 02 vehicles in separate actions across Handwara. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at concerned police stations and investigation taken up. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by District Magistrates in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Piping ceremony held at District Police Office Ganderbal
March 25: Piping ceremony of recently promoted Head constable as Assistant Sub Inspector was held at DPO Ganderbal. The promoted officer was piped with his new rank by SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal-JKPS who expressed happiness over the promotion of officer. SSP Ganderbal congratulated the promoted officer and advised him to remain committed towards his duties and ensure better public service. The promoted officer pledged to work with the same zeal and enthusiasm.
Ganderbal Police arrests 11 persons for defying Govt orders over COVID-19
March 24: Police in its action against violators of prohibitory orders issued by Govt, Ganderbal Police have arrested 11 persons for defying the orders. Acting on specific information, Ganderbal Police have arrested 10 drivers and a shopkeeper found violating the Govt. orders issued u/s 144 CrPC. Police have also seized 10 tippers from the arrested drivers. In this connection cases vide FIR No. 08/2020 & FIR No. 19/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at PS Kheer Bhawani, and PS Lar respectively. Ganderbal Police has once again requested the general public of District Ganderbal to follow the restrictions imposed by District Magistrate in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 and those who are violating the restrictions imposed will be dealt strictly.
Awantipora police registered FIR against 02 persons for concealing their travel history
March 23: Police in Awantipora registered an FIR against two persons who concealed their travel history. Acting on specific information received from the Magistrate that two persons, both residents of Awantipora area have concealed their travel history in order to evade necessary quarantine process. Both the students have recently returned to their village Charsoo and Goripora of Awantipora with travel history of Pakistan and Bangladesh. A case FIR No. 35/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Awantipora. They have been sent to EDI Pampore to undergo necessary quarantine process and necessary legal action will be taken against them after their quarantine period is over. Awantipora Police have appealed the general public to cooperate with Police and administration in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 infection in this unprecedented situation. General public of Awantipora are requested to share such information to Police Control Room Awantipora on 01933-247369, 7051404001. Community members are requested to come forward with any information about individuals who have recently returned from outside J&K and hiding their travel history.
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March 23: Acting on credible information regarding illegal delivery of arms/ammunitions by some anti-national elements near District Hospital Sopore, a special team including Sopore Police, 22RR and CRPF was constituted. The special team was able to arrest 04 individuals identified as Ahtisham Farooq Malik resident of Mumkak Mohalla Batpora Sopore, Shafqat Ali Tagoo of Jalalabad Sopore, Nisar Ahmad Ganai of Pujipora Krankshivan Sopore and Musaib Hassan Bhat of Mumkak Mohalla Batpora Sopore. Incriminating materials including 01 pistol and 12 hand grenades were recovered from their possession. During questioning, the arrested persons revealed that they were in contact with Pakistani based LeT handler who deputed them to recruit local youth for terrorist activities in Sopore area. They further revealed that they have received arms and ammunition from one person identified as Kabir Lone resident of Keran A/P Tikker Kupwara. The accused was arrested and lead to the apprehension of another person identified as Sharafat Khan resident of Keran Kupwara. As per the investigations, the main purpose of the group was to revive proscribed terror outfit LeT, to accumulate arms/ammunition for arming newly recruited terrorists and to go for target killings in order to terrorize the general public. On the disclosure of Sharafat Khan, a joint police party from PD Sopore and District Kupwara along with 6RR conducted searches in Keran area of Kupwara and recovered incriminating materials & arms and ammunition including 08 AK rifles, 25 AK Magazines, 750 AK rounds, 09 pistols, 16 pistol magazines, 351 pistol rounds, 77 grenades and 21 detonator fuses. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation into the matter is in progress.
Srinagar Police arrests an individual with fake currency notes
March 19: Acting on specific information, Srinagar Police arrested an individual and recovered fake Indian currency notes from his possession. The individual was arrested while he was trying to purchase some articles using counterfeit currency in Sonwar market. He has been identified as Niaz Ahmed Rather son of Abdul Ahad resident of Padshaibagh, Srinagar. Officers have recovered fake Indian currency notes of Rs. 500/- and Rs. 2000/- denomination from his possession. A case FIR No. 27/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh and investigation into the matter has been initiated.
Bandipora Police arrests drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
March 19: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Bandipora, Police have arrested one drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Wasikhan Markundal Sumbal intercepted an individual identified as Farooq Ahmad Bhat. During search, officers were able to recover 20Kgs of cannabis from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sumbal where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 45/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Sumbal. Further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
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March 19: As per the directions of District Magistrate Budgam, students who arrived today from Bangladesh at Srinagar International Airport were to be quarantined as precautionary measure vis-a-vis spread of COVID-19. The medical authorities at Srinagar International Airport requested these students to cooperate for the said quarantine process to which they did not agree and started protesting, breaking window/glass panes of Srinagar International Airport arrival area. The parents of these students who were waiting outside arrival terminal of Airport also started protests. Budgam police alongwith magistrate reached the spot and tried to pacify the protesters, but, they did not budge and continued with vandalism. Later, on the directions of magistrate, the protesters were pacified. Police has taken cognizance of the incident. Students were later sent for quarantine at pre-designated locations by the district administration. All the members of society are humbly requested to cooperate with administration in order to curb the spread of COVID-19 (Corona Virus) infection.
Handwara police recovers incriminating materials
March 19: Based on a credible input, Handwara Police with the assistance of security forces recovered incriminating materials in the forest area of Wader Rajwar, Handwara. Police have recovered incriminating materials including arms, ammunition from the hidden dump of fields in the forest area. A case FIR No. 64/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation into the matter has been initiated. The incriminating materials recovered have been seized by the police and taken into case records for the purpose of investigation.
IGP Kashmir promotes 549 Head Constables to Assistant Sub-Inspectors
March 19: On the basis of qualifying the prescribed “Pre Promotion Course” (Intermediate Class), Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS has promoted 549 Head Constables of Executive Police having lien and seniority with Kashmir Zone, to the rank of Assistant Sub Inspectors. IGP Kashmir has felicitated the promoted officers and their families and has expressed hope that these newly promoted officers will strive to work hard for the interests of general public maintenance of peace and tranquillity in the Union Territory of J&K.
Budgam police books 02 notorious drug peddlers under PSA
March 18: Police in Budgam booked 02 notorious drug peddlers under Public Safety Act after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities. They have been identified as Hilal Ahmad Mir @ Hilal Galwan and Arif Nabi Mochi @ Kuka, both residents of Mazhama Magam. Budgam police had earlier recovered huge quantity of banned drugs from them and were booked under NDPS Act. They were also involved in selling banned drugs to youth of the area and were posing great threat to future generations by way of making youth drug addicts.
Handwara Police launches plantation drive
March 18: Handwara Police launched a plantation drive at District Police Lines Handwara. The drive was launched by SP Handwara Dr G.V Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS. ASP Handwara Shri Mashkoor Ahmad-JKPS, DySP DAR Shri Raqeeb Ahmad Malik-JKPS and other officers and Jawans participated and planted different types of saplings in the premises of District Police Lines Handwara. The main aim of this initiative is to promote greenery in the police establishments as a part of larger sustainable ecological development. Speaking on the occasion, SP Handwara said that the plantation drive will continue in other police establishments of Handwara in future so as to promote conservation of environment and scenic beauty.
Anantnag Police arrests two drug peddler
March 18: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Anantnag, Police have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Hangalgund Chowk intercepted two individuals identified as Shahruk Khan and Sheikh Ijhar both residents of Vishal Nagar Ijmer. During search, officers were able to recover 1650 grams of charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Kokernag where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 16/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Kokernag. Further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Awantipora Police arrests drug peddler, Psychotropic substance recovered
March 18: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Awantipora, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered Psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Amirabad crossing intercepted an individual identified as Sameer Bhat resident of Chersoo Batpora Awantipora. During search, officers were able to recover 220 Spasmoproxyvon capsules from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Tral where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 19/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Tral. Further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Terrorist hideout busted in Kulgam
March 18: Based on a credible input, Kulgam Police with the assistance of security forces busted a terrorist hideout belonging to proscribed terror outfit LeT in Akhal forest area of Kulgam. Police have recovered incriminating materials including explosive materials used for making IEDs and other incriminating documents from the hideout. A case FIR No. 16/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Devsar in this regard and investigations initiated. The incriminating materials recovered have been seized by the police and taken into case records for the purpose of investigation.
Terrorist hideout busted in Awantipora
March 18: Based on a credible input, Awantipora Police with the assistance of 42RR and CRPF busted a terrorist hideout of proscribed terror outfit JeM in Buchoo/Kamala forests area of Awantipora. Police have recovered incriminating materials including explosive materials from the hideout. A case FIR No.20/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Tral in this regard. The incriminating materials recovered have been seized by the police and taken into case records for the purpose of investigation. Officers from the local police station are investigating the matter.
DGP visits North Kashmir
Jammu, March 17: On the second day of his visit to Kashmir Valley the Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar today visited Kupwara, Handwara and Baramulla, frontier districts of North Kashmir and took a review of security scenario and preparedness on law and order situation in border area and in the hinterland of these districts. The DGP first visited Kupwara where he was received by SSP Kupwara Sh. Ambarkar Shriram Dinkar and other officers. DC Kupwara Shri Anshul Garg, SSP Kupwara and other jurisdictional officers apprised the DGP about the overall security situation and measures taken to maintain peace and order in the district. In the afternoon, the DGP visited 15RR Headquarters at Vilgam Handwara where he was received by officiating commandant Lt. CoL Amit Rawat and SP Handwara Shri G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy who briefed the DGP regarding the security scenario in Handwara. The DGP later visited 19th Div. Baramulla where he interacted with the officers of Police, Army, CRPF and BSF. GOC 19th Div, Major General G.P Singh, briefed the DGP J&K about security situation on LoC in 19th Div Sector along the border and hinterland. On the occasion SSP Baramulla, Shri Abdul Qayoom , Commandant 40th BN BSF Shri V.K Kasana, CO CRPF 53rd BN Shri Vijay Kumar, and Addl. SP Baramulla Shri Mukesh Kakkar also apprised the DGP about the present security scenario of the district. The DGP while addressing these officers’ meetings and breifings complimented the forces for their good work and said that Jammu and Kashmir Police and all other security forces have maintained high morale during tough times because of which normalcy has returned. “Although the terrorist activities have been brought down, forces have to remain on constant vigil and alert so that any evil attempt to disrupt peace is effectively foiled. He said that brave Jawans and officers of Police and other forces working in J&K as a team have faced come up to the expectations of the people. He said that work of Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces is being appreciated at highest levels of Government and we need to continue our peace efforts with even more dedication to ensure a peaceful and secure environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. We need to consolidate normalcy and peace by engaging people particularly youth for achieving the goals of prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir. Hailing the better coordination among all forces, the DGP said, “Close liaison should be maintained at every level to foil any attempt by the trouble-makers looking to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere.” The DGP exhorted upon officers that with the coordination of other units short range patrolling be explored to keep an eye on every suspected movement. Calling for conducting joint training/mock drills for all forces at different levels, the DGP said that it will help in enhancing coordination and synergy among personnel of different units. The DGP took stock of preparedness on law and order front during the interactions. The DGP said that safety and security of people is our prime concern and directed that security of venerable places and persons be beefed up as per requirement. He said that Pakistan is continuously looking to foment trouble in J&K by pushing terrorists here, but like the past their all evil attempts will be foiled with fortitude. Shri Singh stressed for community policing and said that police-public meetings at local levels should be conducted to redress the genuine grievances of the people in their jurisdictions. He stressed on adoption of best practices to enhance capabilities of professional policing and better man management for effective delivery of justice. The DGP visited Police Station Vilgam where SHO, Inspector Suleiman briefed the DGP about functioning of police in its jurisdiction including law and order situation. The DGP directed the officers to take effective measures to check drug tracking and stressed for intensified drive. He directed the officers to book the elements involved in the menace under PSA. The DGP interacted with the officer and Jawans of Police, ITBP, SSB and CRPF, besides took stock of the logistics and available facilities for the personnel. He directed for organizing Bada Khana and interactions among different units on regular basis. He assured that all the necessary facilities for the Jawans and officers will be provided on priority. The Sarpanchs and BDC members of the area also met the DGP J&K.
Budgam police intensifies action against drug peddlers and absconders
March 17: Continuing its drive against absconders and drug dealings Budgam Police arrested 13 absconders and two drug peddlers. Huge quantity of contraband and psychotropic substances has been recovered. Police have arrested 13 absconders who were evading their arrest since long time and wanted by law for their involvement in different cases registered at various police stations of District Budgam. While acting tough against drug dealings, a police party from Police Station Magam arrested two drug peddlers and recovered huge quantity of contraband and psychotropic substances from their possession. They have been identified as Nazir Ahmad Hajam and Muzamil Ahmad Bhat both residents of Kanihama. Case FIR No. 34/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Magam. Both the arrested persons were shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Awantipora Police arrests drug peddler, contraband substances recovered
March 17: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Awantipora, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substances from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Brabadina crossing intercepted an individual identified as Altaf Mir resident of Kawani Awantipora. During search officers were able to recover 1Kg charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 32/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
DGP reviews security situation in South Kashmir’s Anantnag, Shopain Districts
Jammu, 16 March: The Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh today reviewed security scenario of Shopian and Anantnag the twin districts of South Kashmir. He chaired meetings of jurisdictional officers during his visit to these districts. The DGP was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar and was received at Anantnag by DIG South Kashmir Shri Atul Goel, SP Anantnag Shri Sandeep Chaudhary and other officers of the district and in Shopian was received by SP Shopian Shri Amritpal Singh, CO CRPF Shri Vishal Khandiwal and other officers of the district. The DGP while chairing the meeting of jurisdictional officers in these districts lauded the recent successful anti terrorist operations carried by the Police personnel along with other security forces. He said that with the coordinated efforts of Police and other security forces terrorist violence levels have come down relieving some pain of the masses who have been suffering due to ongoing violence. The DGP said that the work and peace efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police and security forces have been acknowledged and appreciated by the public at large and the higher authorities of UT & Union of India at various platforms adding that we need to continue our collective work with more planned strategies so that long lasting peace is ensured in Jammu and Kashmir. Stressing on the better working conditions of jawans, the DGP gave direction for the renovation and repairing of barracks and other buildings. The DGP appreciated the synergy among the forces which is yielding good dividends and added that we need to remain alert and vigilant in times to come to maintain peace. The DGP said that we are entering into a critical phase and exhorted upon officers to maintain good rapport with the people and redress their grievances on priority. The DGP emphasized upon regular briefing and debriefing of all ranks about the ground situation and sensitize them about professional approach to the working. The DGP said that all the logistics have already been provided to the concerned units to improve their working. During the visit, the DGP J&K was briefed about the present security scenario of Shopian and Anantnag by the jurisdictional officers. The officers also apprised DGP about the measures taken to maintain peace and stability in their respective areas and provided their feedback during the meeting. At Anantnag DIG South Kashmir Shri Atul Goel, SP Anantnag Shri Sandeep Choudhaary, Additional SP, jurisdictional SDPOs and newly posted GOs attended the meeting and at Shopian the meeting was attended by SSP Shopian Amritpal Singh, Vishal Khandiwal CO CRPF, ASP Shopian and other jurisdictional officers.
Pulwama Police arrests five notorious drug peddlers, huge quantity of contraband substances recovered
March 16: Continuing its action against drug dealing in Pulwama, police arrested 5 drug peddlers and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession. Acting on specific information, Pulwama Police recovered 35Kgs of Fukki from one drug peddler identified as Mohd Maqbool Wani son of Abdul Rehman resident of Mitrigam. Case FIR No. 37/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Pulwama. Also, Pulwama Police arrested one notorious drug peddler identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Malik resident of Dalipora involved in supplying intoxicating injections among youth of the area. Large quantities of intoxicating injections & ₹15800 of sale proceeds of drugs have been recovered from his possession. Besides documents recovered from his possession reveals that said drug peddler was maintaining saving accounts in SBI and JK Bank with balance of more than ₹5.00 lacs which the police believes to be sale proceeds of illicit drug trade and got both the accounts freezed. Further an i-10 vehicle bearing No. DL3CAQ-4882 used by the drug peddler for importing drugs from outside the state has also been seized. Case FIR No. 38/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Pulwama and investigation taken up. Similarly, Pulwama police during the intervening night of 15/16 March arrested two notorious drug peddlers identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Rasool and Shabir Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Akbar both residents of Kunzipora Pulwama. Large quantity of Fukki powder weighing 190 Kgs and various tools being used for grinding/refining poppy straw including grinder machine, digital weighing machine have been recovered from their possession. During preliminary investigation it was revealed that the duo intended to transport this consignment outside the state. Case FIR No. 41/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Pulwama and investigation has been initiated Further, Police Station Kakapora has also arrested one drug peddler identified as Abdul Majeed Sheikh son of Mohd Ramzan resident of Khadermoh and recovered 3.8Kgs of cannabis from his possession. Case FIR No. 12/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Kakapora. All the five drug peddlers have been arrested and shifted to respective Police Stations where they remain in custody. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Srinagar Police arrests five gamblers
March 16: Continuing its drive against social evils, Srinagar Police have arrested five gamblers from a gambling site. Following an input about gambling activities in Dar Mohalla, Dal Lake, a police party led by Incharge Police Post/River Police Dal Lake Shri Ghulam Mustafa under the supervision of SDPO Nehru Park Dr. Sachit Sharma-JKPS raided a gambling site and apprehended five gamblers on spot. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Officers have also seized playing cards and stake money of ₹4030 from the gamblers. Case FIR No.25/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. General Public has applauded this act of Police. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Srinagar Police conducts drive against footpath and road encroachments
March 16: On the directions of SSP Srinagar, Officers from Police Station Zadibal headed by SHO Zadibal under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal Shri Anayat Ali Chowdhary-IPS conducted surprise checking in the Zadibal area of the city Srinagar. The checking was aimed to remove encroachments in Zadibal area by the shopkeepers who have displayed their commodities on road, footpaths for sale causing much inconvenience to the general public. Action under section 36 Police Act was initiated against two erring shopkeepers identified as Umer Farooq Sofi son of Farooq Ahmed Sofi and Aamir Shakeel Sofi son of Shakeel Ahmed Sofi both residents of Hawal. Srinagar police is committed for the welfare of society and will conduct such drives on routine basis & urged shopkeepers not to violate the rules. General public of the area appreciated the move and hoped that such drives will continue in future as well.
Srinagar Police solves theft and forgery case, accused arrested
March 15: Police in Srinagar solved a theft and forgery case reported to Police Post Chanapora and arrested one accused involved in the crime. Police Post Chanapra received a complaint from Javaid Ahmad Mir resident of Muchgam Budgam that some unknown person stole his cheques and has withdrawn an amount of ₹38000. A case FIR No. 48/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Sadder and investigation was initiated. Consequently, a special team was constituted under the supervision of SDPO Sadder Dr. Azhar Rashid-JKPS, SHO Sadder and DO PP Chanapora. During the course of investigation CCTV footage from the concerned bank was obtained which led to the identification of one accused namely Musaib Yaseen resident of Chanapora Srinagar who was subsequently arrested. During the course of investigation and questioning, the accused confessed to his crime. It was further revealed that the accused used to write cheques for the complainant. Taking advantage of his innocence, the accused had stolen cheques and had fraudulently withdrawn amount of ₹38000. General public of the area have appreciated the swift action of Chanpora Police.
Budgam police arrests 03 absconders
March 15: In its continued drive against criminals, Budgam police arrested three absconders. The accused persons have been identified as Bilal Ahmad Harboo of Bulbul Lankar, Srinagar and Mohd Rafiq of Nawab Bazar, Srinagar. They were wanted by law for their involvement in case 224/1996 under section 379RPC, 06 Forest Act of PS Beerwah. They were evading their arrest from last 24 years. In another drive, Police Station Khansahib arrested one absconder identified as Manzoor Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Akbar resident of Sutharan. He was wanted by law for this involvement in case FIR number 102/2015 under section 379 RPC, 6 Forest ACT of Police Station Khansahib. He was evading his arrest from last 5 years.
Srinagar police arrests wanted stone pelter
March 15: On 15.03.2020, on specific information regarding the presence of a wanted stone pelter in Soura area, a police team headed by SHO Police Station Soura Inspector Shri Tanveer Ahmad Dar under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal Shri Anayat Ali Chowdhary-IPS, was successful in nabbing the accused from Soura area. The accused has been identified as as Mudasir Ahmad Kundo @Mithayi @Akaie son of Manzoor Ahmad Kundo resident of Aanchar Soura Srinagar who was evading his arrest since 2010. The said accused was involved in 11 FIRs of stone pelting. Srinagar Police is committed to protect life and property of the people and seeks public cooperation in curbing the anti social elements in Srinagar.
Encounter at Anantnag
March 15: Acting on specific information, Anantnag Police alongwith security forces including 19 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Dar Mohalla Watarigam area of Dialgam, Anantnag. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired upon the joint search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the encounter, four terrorists were killed. The killed terrorists have been identified as Muzaffar Ahmed Bhat (District commander of proscribed terror outfit LeT) son of Mohammad Amin Bhat, Omar Ameen Bhat (affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT) son of Mohd Ameen Bhat, both residents of Sopat Tangpora, Kulgam, Sajad Ahmed Bhat (affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT) son of Mohd Subhan resident of Tengbal Frisal and Gulzar Ahmed Bhat (affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM) son of Abdul Salam Bhat resident of Hirpora Tarigam, Kulgam. Two AK 47 rifles, two pistols, ammunition and other incriminating materials have been recovered from the site of encounter. As per police records, terrorist Muzzafar had a history of terror crime cases since 2017. He was involved in 7 different cases U/S 7/25 Arms Act, 302 IPC, 18, 19, 20, 39 ULAP Act. Terrorist Gulzar Ahmad Bhat was involved in a case U/S 13, 18, 38, 39 ULAP Act of PS Kulgam. Terrorist Sajad Ahmad was also involved in a case U/S 13, 20 ULAP Act. Similarly, terrorist Omar was involved in 3 FIR's U/S 13,16, 18, 20, 39 ULAP Act.
Police books 02 drug peddlers under PSA in Budgam and arrests one in Srinagar.
March 13: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam booked 02 notorious drug peddlers under Public safety Act and arrested one drug peddler in Srinagar. Police in Budgam had earlier seized huge quantity of psychotropic substances from the possession of two individuals. A Case FIR No 27/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Magam in this regard. Accordingly the case was duly processed and the arrested drug peddlers were detained under Public Safety Act after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities. The drug peddlers have been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Pandith son of Abdul Ahad Pandith and Mohd Amin Dar @Kantro son of Abdul Gani Dar both residents of Check Kawoosa. In Srinagar, officers at a checkpoint on Padan Crossing Nowhatta intercepted an individual identified as Javid Ahmed Gilkar son of Mohd Ashraf Gilkar resident of Mir Mohalla Zaina Kadal Srinagar who was trying to avoid police checkpoint in suspicious manner. The officers were able to recover 2112 tablets of Spasmoproxyvon & 30 tablets of Alprasafe from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Nowhatta where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 11/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Nowhatta and further investigation into the matter is in progress. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Ganderbal Police seizes 1000 liters of subsidized Kerosene oil, accused arrested
March 13: Acting on specific information about illegal selling of subsidized kerosene oil in black market, a Police party led by SHO Gund Inspector Sajad Hussain conducted search in the residential house of Mohd Ibrahim Bokda son of Sayed Bokda at Sumbal Bala and seized 1000 liters of Kerosene oil from his house. Case FIR No. 07/2020 under relevant section of law has been registered at P/S Gund. The accused has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Preliminary investigation reveals that the accused was involved in illegal selling of subsidized Kerosene oil in black market. Source of procurement of subsidized Kerosene oil is also being investigated and the officials involved in facilitating black marketing shall also be dealt as per law. Further investigation into the matter is in progress.
Srinagar Police seeks help of general public to identify suspect involved in hit and run case
March 13: Srinagar Police seeks help of general public to identify a suspected involved in hit and run case at Ranger Stop Khanyar. On 05-03-2020, Police Station Khanyar received information that an unknown Alto vehicle hit and injured a pedestrian identified as Gh Mohidin Hafiz son of Ab Kareem resident of Hamambal at Ranger Stop Khanyar. The injured was shifted to SMHS Hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries. A Case FIR No.11/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Khanyar and investigation in the matter was initiated. Police seeks help of general public in order to trace the suspect involved in the crime. Anybody having any information about the suspected person, may kindly contact Police Station Khanyar on 01942455049, 7006621918, 9469665786, 9596770660 or Police Control Room Kashmir on Dial-112.
Srinagar Police arrests two absconders evading their arrest since 1998
March 12: In continuation to stringent actions against absconders, Srinagar Police have arrested two absconders who were evading their arrest since 1998. A Police party headed by Shri Nikhil Borker-IPS (Prob) SHO PS R.M Bagh under the supervision of SDPO Nehru Park Shri Dr. Sachit Sharma-JKPS and SP East Ms. Sheema Nabi-IPS succeeded in arresting two absconders. They have been identified as Mehraj Din Bhat son of Mohd Sidiq and Javed Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohd both residents of Zoonimar Srinagar. They were wanted by law for their involvement in Case FIR No. 218/1998 of PS Ram Mushi Bagh Srinagar and were evading their arrest since long. Both the arrested accused have been produced before Hon'ble 3rd Additional Judicial Magistrate 1st Class Srinagar. People of the area widely appreciated the action of Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh.
INTERSTATE GANG OF VEHICLE LIFTERS BUSTED, 09 SUV/SEDAN CARS RECOVERED.
March 12: Acting tough against anti-social elements, Srinagar Police have arrested gang of vehicle lifters and recovered 09 SUV/SEDAN cars. On a reliable information that some persons are involved in illegal selling of SUV’S and Cars in the areas of Narbal, Parimpora at a price much lesser to the actual cost of vehicles by way of luring and duping general public of their legitimate money and selling suspicious stolen vehicles. Subsequently, case FIR No. 16/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Parimpora and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, 05 accused were arrested and 09 vehicles were recovered which were stolen from different states of the Country. The vehicles were recovered from different locations of Srinagar, Budgam, Baramulla and Bandipora. The arrested individuals have been identified as Mohammad Ayub Dar @Ayub Ganastan resident of Ganastan Sumbal, Mohammad Ayub Khan resident of Gondipora Beerwah, Sameer Ahmad Wani resident of Ohangam Beerwah, Liyaqat Ali Dar resident of Chanabal Pattan and Mohammad Younis Rather resident of Nasrullahpora Budgam. However one accused identified as Hilal Ahmad Lone resident of Wanigam Pattan is absconding and yet to be arrested. The modus operandi of the lifters was to lift these vehicles, identify similar vehicles operating in different parts of country with a genuine owner and get a duplicate registration number plate fixed on these stolen vehicles to make them appear similar to existing registered genuine vehicles so as to misguide the law enforcing agencies as well as general public. General public is requested not to buy any suspicious vehicles from unauthorized dealers/persons and buy only after proper verification from the Police and RTO’s concerned. Further investigation into the matter is in progress.
Srinagar Police arrests six gamblers
March 12: Continuing its drive against social evils, Srinagar Police have arrested six gamblers from a gambling site. Following an input about gambling activities in Chandpora area of Harwan a police party led by Shri Mir Hafeezullah, SHO Police Station Harwan raided a gambling site and apprehended six gamblers on spot. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Harwan where they remain in custody. Officers have also seized playing cards and stake money of ₹8,500 from the gamblers. Case FIR No.13/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Harwan and further investigation into the matter has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. General Public has applauded this act of Police. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Srinagar Police solves theft case, accused arrested
March 12: Police in Srinagar solved a theft case reported to Police Station Kothibagh and arrested two accused persons involved in the crime. Stolen property has been recovered by the officers. Police Station Kothibagh received a complaint from Niyaz Rasool Sofi resident of Panthachowk that some unknown persons barged into his shop located in Chinar Complex Residency Road and stole Mobile chargers in bulk. Subsequently, a case FIR No. 16/20 under relevant sections was registered and further investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, investigating team headed by SHO PS Kothibagh arrested two accused persons. They have been identified as Pannu Ram son of Tulsa Ram resident of Rajasthan A/P Buchwara Dalgate and Bashir Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohd Akbar resident of Khalpora Dalgate. Officers were able to recover 260 mobile chargers from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Community members have applauded the efforts made by the Srinagar police in solving the case. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Awantipora Police arrests a notorious drug peddler, contraband substance recovered.
March 12: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Awantipora, Police have arrested a notorious drug peddler from Reshipora area of Awantipora and recovered contraband substance from his possession. He has been identified as Mohmmad Shaban Dar resident of Brabandina. Officers were able to recover 300gms Charas from his possession. The arrested drug peddler is involved in selling of narcotic drugs in the areas of Awantipora. Case FIR No. 29/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Awantipora. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Srinagar Police busts highway robbers gang, three arrested
March 12: Srinagar Police in a major breakthrough busted gang involved in highway robbery and house breaking. Three accused have been arrested and stolen property worth lacs has also been recovered. On receipt of several complaints about highway robbery and house breaking incidents, a special team was constituted under the supervision of SDPO Sadder Dr. Azhar Rashid-JKPS to investigate the incidents. During the course of investigation, officers were able to identify the accused persons involved in extorting money, committing thefts and masquerading as gunmen with dummy guns. The arrested persons have been identified as Sahil Ahmad Shah son of Mohd Aslam Shah, Javaid Ahmad Shah and Imran Ahmad Shah sons of Gh Mohd Shah all residents of Manganwaij Kanipora Srinagar. When the officers spoke to them, they learnt about their involvement in already registered FIRs regarding highway robbery and thefts. On their disclosure Maurti Car, TV, refrigerators, washing machine, gas cylinders, cooking gas stoves, crockery, electronic goods, vehicle batteries and 31 mobile phones were recovered. The gadgets used by this gang for house breaking/robbery were also recovered. Further investigation in this regard is in progress.
Srinagar police facilitates Police Public Interaction at PS Sherghari
March 12: As a part of its public outreach programme, police public interaction meeting was facilitated at Police Station Sherghari. The meeting was chaired by Ms. Taunshree-IPS (Prob) SHO PS Sherghari. The meeting was attended by the respectable citizens of Allochibagh area. The participants raised several social issues including drug menace, gambling and eve teasing near schools and coaching centers in particular. The main aim of these meetings is to create cordial Police-Public relationship and to seek cooperation of community members in eradicating social evils from the society. The participants appreciated the efforts of police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely and assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils in the area. They also praised the efforts of Police for their timely action regarding any illegal activities in the area.
Ganderbal Police organizes Awareness Programme on COVID-19
March 11: Awareness session on taking precautionary measures from Coronavirus (COVID-19) was held today under the supervision of SSP Ganderabal Shri Khalil Poswal-IPS at DPL Ganderabal. The session was attended by officers and jawans of Ganderbal Police and CAPF. Experts from Health Department Dr. Ali Mohd also attended the event. The experts highlighted the necessary precautions required to be taken to protect from said infection. Speaking on the occasion, SSP Ganderbal and the medical experts informed the participants not to panic but follow some precautionary measures to protect themselves and their families from COVID-19. The best measures include frequent washing of hands, covering of face with fixed elbow or tissue while coughing and sneezing etc. The experts also advised participants to adhere the following DOs & DON’Ts to save themselves from COVID-19: • Do not panic. • Avoid close contact with any one with cold or flu like symptoms. • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with un-washed hands. • Avoid direct contact with body fluids, particularly oral and respiratory secretion and stool. • Avoid un- protected contact with line farm or wild animal. • Avoid unnecessary visits to crowded places. At the conclusion of the session, SSP Ganderbal advised all the participants to share this valuable information with all of their family members, colleagues, friends and relatives and the people whom they meet during their duties. Subsequent, Ganderbal Police have also distributed awareness pamphlets containing DOs and DON’Ts regarding epidemic of Coronavirus (Covid-19) to the commuters and general public in the area so that they take precautionary measures for protection from Coronavirus.
Police arrests 4 drug peddlers in Budgam and Anantnag
March 11: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Budgam and Anantnag, Police in a series of action have arrested four drug peddlers and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession. In Budgam, officers at a checkpoint on Dardapora Chrawini crossing intercepted an individual identified as Nazir Ahmad Dar resident of Dardapora Chari-Sharief. During the search 8Kgs Poppy Straw has been recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Chari-Sharief where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 15/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation into the matter is in progress. In another action, officers at a checkpoint in the jurisdiction of PS Budgam intercepted one individual identified as Azhar Nazir Magloo resident of Choon Budgam. During search officers were able to recover banned Spasmoproxyvon Capsules from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Budgam where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 71/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation in the matter has been initiated. In a similar action in Anantnag, officers at a checkpoint established at Magray Pora Nanil road Mattan have intercepted two vehicles bearing registration numbers JK13-0772 and JK01J-6373 respectively. Officers during checking have been able to recover to 130Kgs Poppy Straw from the drivers of the said vehicles identified as Mohd Saleem and Aijaz Ahmad both residents of Marhama Bijbehara. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Mattan where they remain in custody. Vehicles involved in the commission of crime have also been seized. Case FIR No. 12/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Mattan. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Rape accused arrested in Srinagar
March 11:Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh arrested an individual accused of rape. Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh received a complaint of an alleged rape of a minor girl by a shopkeeper. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 20/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh and further investigation in the matter was initiated. A police team immediately tracked the accused and arrested him. He has been identified as Fazil Salim resident of Batwara, Srinagar. He has been shifted to Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh where he remains in custody. As a part of investigation necessary medico-legal examination of the victim has been carried out. All standard operating procedures as mandated under POCSO act are being followed to deter criminals from committing such a heinous crime. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Budgam police busts JeM terror module, arrests 03 terrorist associates
March 11: Police in Budgam have arrested three JeM terrorist associates and recovered arms & ammunition from their possession. On a specific input, police along with security forces arrested three terrorist associates affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM. They have been identified as Dilawar Sofi, Sameer Yousuf Ganie and a minor all residents of Chadoora Budgam. The arrested persons were active in the area for last few months and were involved in various subversive activities and providing shelter and logistic support to terrorists. On their disclosure, incriminating materials including arms & ammunition have also been recovered. Case under relevant sections of law stands registered in PS Chadoora and further investigation is in progress.
Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meetings cum awareness programmes on COVID-19 held in Handwara.
March 11: As a part of its public reach out programme PCPG meetings cum awareness programmes on Coronavirus were facilitated at Kralgund, Chogal and Langate areas of Handwara. The interaction meetings were attended by respectable citizens including Doctors, Sarpanches, Panches, Numberdars, Chokidars and other civil society members of the areas. In Police Post Chogal, the meeting was chaired by SP Handwara Dr. G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS and in Police Station Kralgund the meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station Kralgund Shri Iftikar Ahmad while in Police Post Langate the meeting was chaired by Incharge Police Post Langate Shri Irshad Ahmad. During the meetings, the participants raised various issues regarding water crisis, shortage of electricity, repairing of of roads, non availability of quality medicines, special recruitment for youth of the area in Police department and other social issues. In the meetings, Experts from Health Department were also invited to sensitize the participants about the necessary precautionary measures to protect themselves and their families from Coronavirus. The aim of the meetings was to strengthen the Police Public relationship and also spread awareness about Coronavirus. The participants in all the meetings assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely.
Ganderbal police arrests 03 drug peddlers, psychotropic substances seized
January 18: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Ganderbal arrested 03 drug peddlers and seized psychotropic substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Nagpo Ganderbal arrested a drug peddler identified as Javid Ahmad Ganai resident of Devipora Kurran of Ganderbal and recovered 25 bottles of codeine from his possession. Case FIR No 02/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been taken up. separately in another instance, Ganderbal police recovered 90 bottles of codine Phosphate from Saloora area of Ganderbal. Officers arrested two drug peddlers identified as Najeeb-ul-Hassan Sofi resident of Patipora, Saloora and Asif Ahmad Wagay resident of Nasbal Sumbal. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Ganderbal where they remain in the custody. Police has registered a case FIR No. 05/2020 under the relevant sections of law in Police Station Ganderbal and initiated investigations in this regard. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Srinagar police busts JeM terror module involved in terror attacks in Srinagar city
January 16: In pursuance to the investigations of Case FIR No. 02/2020 of PS Nigeen pertaining to a terror attack on January 8, 2020 near Habak Crossing, Srinagar Police today arrested 05 persons involved in the crime. The persons arrested have been identified as Ajaz Ahmad Sheikh, Umar Hamid, Imtiyaz Chikla @Imran, Naseer Mir all residents of Hazratbal and Sahil Gojri of Soura. During the course of investigation, it was revealed that they were involved in a recent terror attack at Habak. Moreover it was also learnt that they were involved in planning and executing a terror attack last year near Sir Syed Gate University of Kashmir Hazratbal on 26th of November regarding which a case FIR No. 109/2019 is under investigation. According to the police investigations, they are affiliated with proscribed outfit JeM. Incriminating materials including arms and other explosive substance were recovered during the course of investigations. The recovered incriminating materials including arms and other substances have been taken into case records. Police is also investigating their complicity in other terror crime incidents. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Awantipora police arrests terrorist associate
January 16: Police in Awantipora arrested a terrorist associate of proscribed outfit LeT. He has been identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar alias Maheed resident of Dangerpora Padgampora. As per police records he has been assisting the active terrorists of proscribed outfit LeT operating in the areas of Padgampora, Sonrigund, Gulzarpora, Beighpora, Reshipora and Dangerpora areas of Awantipora. As per the investigation, he was involved in threatening and intimidating civilians residing in the area. He was also involved in providing logistic support and assistance to LeT terrorists operating in the areas of Awantipora. Case under relevant section of law has been registered at Police Station Awantipora and further investigation in the matter is in progress.
KASHMIR POLICE ORGANISED A DEBATE ON HUMAN RIGHTS.
January 15: Kashmir Police today organized a debate competition on the importance of Human Rights at PCR Kashmir. The debate was organised to develop a vibrant understanding of Human Rights among the officials serving in the valley. Speaking on the occasion, DIG CKR Shri V.K Birdi-IPS while addressing the participants emphasized that the respect for human rights should be reflected in the investigations carried out by the police officials. He said that the aim and objective of organizing the debate is to sensitize the officers about the importance of laws governing humans. He stressed that while performing their duties, they should be conscious of all those laws and rights in order to facilitate the people friendly policing activities in their areas. Highlighting the challenges of policing, he said that we must abide by the laws and see to it that they are never violated. Participants including officers from all districts of Kashmir participated in this event. Speakers at the event expressed their thoughts about human rights and concomitant role of police in addressing the issue. Later at the concluding ceremony, prizes were distributed among the participants.
Awantipora police arrests terrorist associate
January 15: Police in Awantipora arrested a terrorist associate of proscribed terror outfit HM. He has been identified as Jahangir Ahmad Parray of Gulsahanpora Tral. As per police records he has been assisting the active terrorists of proscribed outfit HM operating in the areas of Gulsahanpora, Seer, Pasoona, Wagad, Larow, Lurgam, Mongahama and other areas of Tral. As per the investigation, he was involved in providing logistic support and assistance to HM terrorists operating in the areas of Tral. A case FIR No 03/2020 under relevant section of law has been registered at Police Station Tral and further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Update on Encounter in District Budgam
January 13: Apropos our earlier press release regarding encounter at Behrampura area of Budgam, it is further informed that the killed terrorist has been identified as Adil Gulzar Ganie resident of Dalvan Char-i-Shareef, Budgam. The killed terrorist as per police records was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM and was wanted by law for his complicity in terror crimes including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to the police records, he had a history of terror crime records since 2019 and was part of groups involved in planning & executing terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. Several terror crime cases were registered against him including Case FIR No. 02/2019 of PS Char-i-Shareef. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All these materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe his complicity in other terror crimes. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Encounter in District Budgam
January 13: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces in Behrampura area of district Budgam. During the search operation, the hiding terrorist fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 01 terrorist was killed and the body was retrieved from the site of encounter. The identity and affiliation of the killed terrorist is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Ganderbal police arrests terrorist associate
January 13: Police in Ganderbal arrested a terrorist associate. He has been identified as Tariq Ahmad Ganaie resident of Fraw Haknar, Gund District Ganderbal. As per police records he has been assisting the active terrorists of proscribed outfit LeT operating in the areas of District Ganderbal. During the course of investigation of Case FIR No. 69/2019, pertaining to the encounter at Kullan Ganderbal in which a Pakistani terrorist was killed, it was learnt that Tariq Ganai had provided help and assistance to an active terrorist Nisar Dar & transported him away to Sumbal area after he had escaped from the encounter site at Kullan Ganderbal. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.