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Shopian Police initiates action against illegal extraction of river bed material
December 10: Shopian Police initiated action against the illegal extraction of resources form the river beds. In order to protect the river ecosystem and prevent the illegal extraction of resources, Shopian Police carried out special drive along the banks of river Rambiara extending from the areas of village Heff to Aglar. Officers on the spot seized vehicles including trucks, tractors, JCB and loader used for the illegal extraction of river bed material besides arrested 10 person involved in the illegal extraction of resources. Case FIR No. 67/2019 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Zainapora and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against anti social elements.
POLICE IN KUPWARA RECOVERS KIDNAPPED MINOR BOY WITHIN HOURS
December 09: Kupwara police recovered a minor boy within hours after he was kidnapped from Natnussa area of Kupwara. Police Post Dragmulla received a complaint regarding kidnapping of a minor boy from Natnussa area of the district. On receiving this information, a case FIR No. 272 under relevant sections of law was registered and efforts were made to trace the kidnapped boy. Initiating swift measures, the officers were able to recover the minor boy within hours of his kidnapping. The boy was handed over to the parents after following the due procedure. Kidnapper taking advantage of the illiteracy & poverty of the parents had kidnapped the boy on the pretext of preparing IAY Documents. Officers are investigating the case and efforts are on to track the accused. Community members are requested to inform the police about the presence of antisocial elements in their neighbourhood. Police have resolved to act tough against such elements and ensure the community members feel safe.
IGP Kashmir visits Handwara
December 08: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, Shri S.P Pani-IPS visited Police District Handwara and held interaction with the officials and Jawans at DPL Handwara. DIG NKR Shri Mohd Suleman Choudhary-IPS, Commander 7 Sector RR Shri M.S. Rathore, SP Handwara Shri Ashish Mishra-IPS besides other officers of the district were accompanying IGP Kashmir. At DPL Handwara, IGP Kashmir complimented the officers for their dedication and commitment and urged upon them to continue their duties with same passion besides emphasized on the officials to adopt people-friendly practices while discharging their duties. While interacting with the officials of CAPF and Police, IGP Kashmir appreciated the role of CAPF and Police and further said that it was only due to the joint efforts of forces and Police that peaceful situation was maintained in Handwara. He stressed on the officials to maintain a close liaison with the forces on the ground so as to thwart any attempts made at disturbing peace in the area. He directed the officers to keep the inimical elements under check so that the normal lives of community members are not disrupted. Further he directed the officials to assist the community members in view of the difficulties arising due to the change in weather. IGP stressed on strengthening the bonds with the public and facilitating police public meets so that officers are quickly able to redress the problems faced by people on ground. Later IGP Kashmir also chaired a security review meeting with the officers of the district in which the security considerations of the area were discussed.
Srinagar Police arrests a drug peddler, psychotropic substance seized.
December 07: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Srinagar. One drug peddler was arrested and psychotropic substance was recovered from his possession. Officials deployed on Urs duties at Dastigeer Sahab shrine in Khanyar intercepted and arrested an individual found moving in suspicious condition. He was identified as Javid Ahmad Gilkar resident of Mir Mohalla Zainakadal. Officers recovered 110 Tablets of Spasmoproxyvon Plus from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Khanyar where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 74/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered & investigation 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.
Homeguards celebrated 57TH Raising Day
December 06: Homeguards J&K celebrated its 57TH Raising Day at the Directorate of Homeguards Bemina Srinagar. A Ceremonial Parade was presented by HG Volunteers from HG/CD unit Srinagar and Budgam. Director Homeguards Kashmir Shri Javid Hassan Bhat-JKPS took the salute on the occasion. During his speech he read over the messages conveyed by Lt Governor, J&K Shri Girish Chandra Murmu, Director General Fire Service, Civil Defence & Home Guards (MHA) Shri M. Nageswara Rao-IPS, Chief Secretary J&K Shri B.V.R. Subrahmanyam-IAS, Principal Secretary Home Shri Shaleen Kabra-IAS, DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh-IPS. On the occasion the duties & responsibilities of HG/CD volunteers as first responders in Disaster Management and mitigation were highlighted. The role of HG Volunteers in rescue & disaster management was appreciated, as the volunteers have performed selflessly during natural calamities and in assisting civil administration as well as Police administration in traffic duties, Hajj and SANJY duties 2019.
Anantnag Police arrests a bootlegger, recovers 30 bottles of illicit liquor
December 06: Police in Anantnag arrested a bootlegger and recovered 30 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Sangam, Bijbehara intercepted a vehicle Alto-800 bearing registration No. JK03H-5312 with one person on board. He was travelling from Srinagar towards Anantnag and identified as Mohammad Abass Ganie resident of Pazalpora Bijbehara. Officers while checking the vehicle found 30 bottles of illicit liquor which he was transporting in his vehicle. When the officers spoke to him they learnt of his involvement in bootlegging, transporting and illegal sale of liquor in the area. A case FIR No. 169/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Bijbehara. Bootlegger has been shifted to PS Bijbehara where he remains in custody. Community members have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against anti social elements.
DGP visits Kupwara
Jammu, December 04: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today visited North Kashmir’s Kupwara District where he chaired officers meeting and reviewed the security scenario of the District. The DGP was accompanied by IGP Kashmir, Shri S.P Pani. On his arrival the DGP was received by GoC 28 Div, Shri Amardeep Singh Aujala and SSP Kupwara, Shri Ram Ambarker and ceremonial guard of honour was presented by police contingent at DPO Kupwara. The DGP while addressing officers meeting at District Police office Kupwara said that the joint efforts of all the security forces has helped in minimizing the terrorist activities and added that we need to be strategically very strong to put an end to terrorism so that long lasting peace is provided to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. DGP appreciated the efforts of J&K Police and other security agencies for maintaining law and order in the district. Complimenting the role of JKP and other security agencies for maintain the peace and order in Jammu and Kashmir, the DGP said it was challenging and daunting task, but due to sincere and effective efforts of all security agencies, the situation was handled in a very professional manner. He said that we need to continue our mission with even more dedication to ensure peaceful and secure environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Stressing upon better coordination among all sister agencies, the DGP said that to foil any attempt by the trouble makers looking to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere, close liaison should be maintained at every level and the officers supervising different components should be briefed accordingly. He directed the officers to keep an eye on the activities of anti-national elements and mount pressure on their nefarious designs. The DGP stressed on maintaining alertness on the borders and also in the hinterland for which he advised strengthening of nakas to check the movement of trouble mongers. He also advised for sharing intelligence in puts in this regard and joint patrolling of all the security formations. Referring to welfare of police personnel, the DGP directed the officers to ensure implementation of all existing welfare measures for the serving police personnel and the families of martyrs on priority basis. He said that more welfare measures will hopefully be introduced in future. Earlier, SSP Kupwara Shri Ram Ambarker apprised the DGP about the security scenario and measures taken for maintaining peace and order in the district.
Passing out parade held at STC Sheeri
Jammu, December 04: The attestation cum passing out parade of 15th BRTC batch of Constables was held today at Subsidiary Training Centre, Sheeri. Hon'ble Lieutenant Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu was the chief guest on this occasion who inspected the parade and took the salute. The chief guest was received by Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh. 949 Recruit Constables most of whom, 899 have been selected through Transparent Recruitment Process (TRP) passed out after completion of their basic training. Among others Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education Shri Atul Duloo, ADGP CID Shri B Srinivas, ADGP Armed Shri SJM Geelani, IGP Armed Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir Shri S P Pani, DIG NKR Shri Mohammad Suleman Choudhary, DIG BSF, DIG CRPF, SSP Baramulla Shri Abdul Qayoom, Commandants of Kashmir based Armed/IRP Battalions, Principals of Kashmir based training centers, top civil, army, paramilitary and police officers attended the passing out parade. Speaking on the occasion, Hon'ble Lt Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu congratulated the passing out constables and their families for joining the big family of Police Parivar. He also congratulated the Principal, instructors and the staff of the STC Sheeri. He said that this is my third visit to the training centers of Jammu and Kashmir Police and I am happy to witness the grand passing out parades of energetic youth. The Lt. Governor said that it is hearting to see the highly educated and technical profiles of these pass outs and hoped that they will serve the people in a better way. He said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has played an important role in maintaining peace and order in Jammu and Kashmir and added that the oath taken by the pass outs jawans today to work without any discrimination and fear in the service of people will definitely help in the progress and development of Jammu and Kashmir. In his address DGP Shri Dilbag Singh thanked the Hon'ble Lt. Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu for gracing the passing out cum ceremony. The fact that gracing the three passing out parades in just one month highlights affection of Hon'ble Lt. Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu towards the J&K Police force, DGP said. The DGP welcomed the pass outs and their families in the huge Police Parivar and said that by the joining of these personnel in the organization hundreds of families get associated with the force. DGP congratulated the pass out jawans for displaying the outstanding parade despite the harsh weather conditions. He said that he was happy to see the fitness level of the constables and advised them to maintain it in future also so that they would not face any difficulty while dealing with any kind of situation and added that maintaining fitness is imperative for personnel working in the force. Besides the training in law & order, advance weaponry, crime investigation etc the pass outs have been given proper training about human rights, computers and advanced technology. They were also trained to handle the latest gadgets. The DGP said that the recruit constable have shown a high level of professionalism and dedication towards their work when they were assigned for law & order duties to maintain peace and order in Jammu and Kashmir. The DGP advised the Passout Jawans to remember today’s oath throughout the service and be committed for the selfless service of people and the nation. It has to be our resolve to work for the security and safety of the people. He said that by joining of these recruits the Police force will get more strength and powerful to provide the better and secure environment to the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The DGP informed that in yesterday’s meeting with the Hon'ble Lt. Governor about the role being played by Jammu and Kashmir Police in dealing with different crimes, law & order, militancy and other fronts. He further said that the Hon'ble Lt. Governor has been informed about the pending issues of the force and added that the Hon'ble Lt. Governor has kindly assured that all the issues will be looked into favourably. Earlier in his welcome address, Principal STC Sheeri Shri Showkat Ahmad Dar gave a brief resume of the training imparted to the Recruit Constables, he said that special classes on human rights, crime against women were also organised. He informed that among the passing out recruit constables 134 are postgraduates and 239 graduates. Recruit Constable Junaid Ahmad Khan was adjudged all-round best Trainee and was granted out of turn promotion. He was decorated with SgCt rank on the spot by Hon’ble Lt. Governor and DGP J&K. Recruit Constable was also adjudged 1st in Indoor for which he was rewarded with rupees seventy-five hundred. Recruit Constables Vicky Lal and Manjeet Singh were declared 2nd and 3rd All-Round best and were awarded Commendation Certificate Class I along with cash reward of rupees ten thousand and seventy-five hundred respectively. Recruit Constables Mohd Shahwaz and Neeraj Dogra secured Position in Outdoor and Range classification respectively and were also awarded cash reward of rupees seventy-five hundred each along with the commendation certificate Class I. Parade commanders Sulakhan Singh and Zubair Ahmad were also awarded a cash reward of rupees five thousand and three thousand respectively along with Commendation Certificate.
Srinagar Police arrests a female fraudster & her accomplice
December 04: Srinagar Police received a complaint from one person namely Sheikh Shameem resident of Indra Nagar running a gold ornament shop at Gojwara Nowhatta wherein he stated that a family including husband, wife & a kid purchased golden ornaments worth ₹6.86 lacs from his shop against cheques, which got bounced. The complainant further stated that he later realized that he has been duped by a female fraudster identified as Masrat @Bubbly resident of Batamaloo Srinagar. On receipt of this complaint, a case FIR No. 57/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, Srinagar police tracked the accused lady and arrested her alongwith an accomplice identified as Mehrah-ud-Din Sheikh resident of Buchwara Dalgate. Investigation in the matter is going on.
POLICE-YOUTH MEET HELD AT BANDIPORA
December 03: A Police Youth interactive meetings were held at various places in District Bandipora. The meetings were held at DPL Bandipora and PS Bandipora and were chaired by SSP Bandipora Shri. Rahul Malik-IPS. DySP Hqrs Bandipora was also part of the interactive meetings. Several youth from various parts of Bandipora participated in these meetings in which they held free-wheeling interactions with the senior officers of the Police Department. During these meetings various important issues were raised by the youth of Bandipora District. SSP Bandipora assured them that issues raised by youth will be redressed on priority. He also briefed them about the ill effects of drug abuse and advised the youth to remain away from drugs and stressed on them to maintain a healthy and clean life style. He suggested the youth to refrain from other social menaces and also assured them that Bandipora police will take lead in initiating the measures aimed at the welfare of youth besides officers will be keen to provide counselling with regard to the career choices of youth.
Srinagar police arrests 05 miscreants involved in lobbing petrol bombs & threatening locals, shopkeepers
December 03: Police in Srinagar have arrested a group of five miscreants involved in hurling petrol bombs (Molotov Cocktails) & threatening of shopkeepers and locals in the interiors of Srinagar City. As per the police records, this group was involved in hurling petrol bombs on vehicles of police & security forces in the areas of Sarafkadal, Bohrikadal, Rajourikadal, Khanyar and Nowhatta. They were also involved in intimidating and threatening of shopkeepers and other businessmen based in the old city. Officers while carrying out the investigation learnt that the miscreants were forcing minors to track the movement of Police & Security forces’ vehicles in the area. A case under relevant sections of law has already been registered and further investigation in the matter is in progress. Community members and businessmen from the old city have appreciated the police actions against the miscreants. Police has resolved to act tough against the antisocial elements and miscreants involved in criminal activities in the area.
BARAMULLA POLICE ARRESTS 04 MISCREANTS INVOLVED IN ARSON
December 03: Police in Baramulla arrested 04 miscreants involved in arson and threatening of the locals in the area. On November 24, 2019 Police Station Baramulla received an information that some miscreants have set ablaze shops in Baramulla Market at three different locations due to which several shops including a shopping complex got damaged. Consequently upon receipt of information case FIR No. 181/2019 under relevant section of laws was registered at PS Baramulla and investigation into the matter was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers taking help of modern scientific and technological aids were able to identify the miscreants involved in this crime. Subsequently police was able to track the accused and they were arrested. Arrested persons have been identified as Mohd Maroof Saliah @ Aadil, Bilal Mehraj Bhat, Sameer Ahmad Shakroo residents of Kanlibagh Baramulla and Aadil Gaffar Sofi resident of Iqbal Colony Baramulla. When the officers spoke to them they learnt about their involvement in the crime. Incriminating materials and other evidences recovered during the course of investigations have been seized and taken into case records for the purpose of investigations. Further investigation in the matter is in progress. Community members have appreciated the police actions against the miscreants. Police have resolved to act tough against such elements. Community members are requested to share details about such persons who are involved in criminal activities and other crimes.
Kulgam Police arrested a bike lifter, 05 stolen bikes recovered
December 02: Police in Kulgam launched a series of actions against bike lifters active in the area and arrested 01 accused individual involved in the crime. Kulgam police received many complaints of bike thefts from Yaripora area of Kulgam. Acting on the complaints, Kulgam Police launched a series of actions against the bike lifters active in the area and managed to arrest one person involved in the crime. The arrested individual has been identified as Dawood Ahmad Bhat resident of Mohanpora Kulgam. He has been shifted to police station Yaripora where he remains in custody. When the officers spoke to him they learnt of his involvement in the offence of bike lifting and accordingly a stolen motorcycle was recovered for which Case FIR no. 28/2019 stands registered in Police station Yaripora. Further while investigating the matter officers were able to recover four more stolen motorcycles. These bikes will be returned back to their rightful owners after following due legal formalities. 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.
Kupwara Police organized a Blood donation camp
December 01: Kupwara Police organizes blood donation camp at DPL Kupwara. On the eve of World AIDS Day, Kupwara Police in collaboration with Health Department Kupwara organized a blood donation camp at DPL Kupwara. Officers and Jawans donated their blood. On the occasion, CMO Kupwara, ASP Kupwara, DySP Hqrs Kupwara and other officers were also present. ASP Kupwara highlighted the importance of blood donation while CMO Kupwara appreciated the initiatives taken by Kupwara Police for organizing blood donation camp. He stressed on the need for donating blood to save lives during medical exigencies. Police is committed to the welfare of community members and in future more such blood donation camps will be organized
Terrorist hideout busted in Sopore
December 01: Based on a credible input, Sopore Police along with security forces busted a terrorist hideout in Rafiabad area of Sopore. On a credible input Sopore Police recovered incriminating materials including huge cache of arms and ammunition from the hideout used by the terrorists. Case FIR No. 166/2019 has been registered at Police Station Dangiwacha in this regard. Incriminating materials including huge cache of arms and ammunition have been seized by the police and taken into records for the purpose of further investigation.Police officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances pertaining to this hideout. Investigation in the matter is in progress.
DGP Shri Dilbagh Singh chairs a security review meeting at PCR Kashmir
November 28: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh-IPS today chaired a security review meeting at PCR Kashmir in which he took stock of the security situation in Kashmir Zone. The meeting was attended by IGP Armed Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani-IPS, DIG CKR, SSP Srinagar, SSP Security and other senior officers from CAPF. Underscoring the need for pro-active role of the law enforcing agencies, Director General of Police (DGP), Shri Dilbag Singh has asked police to put in place effective measures for maintaining peace and order in coordination with each other. The meeting deliberated on security scenario in the Valley. The officers representing different agencies briefed the DGP about the measures put in place for maintaining peace and order and ensuring security of the people. Shri Dilbag Singh said that safety and security of the people is our prime concern and every design of the elements inimical to peace should be foiled firmly. He said that JKP along with other sister agencies has enforced rule of law after facing tough challenges and have succeeded to maintaining sense of security among the minds of the people. Public cooperation has helped to make our efforts fruitful and the Organization is giving impetus to strengthen relations with the people for the eradication of crimes from the society. Referring to the recent incidents of terrorism in Valley, the DGP said that terrorists are making all out attempts to disrupt the situation in Jammu and Kashmir to please their masters across the border and added that our forces are committed and capable enough to counter any anti-peace act. The DGP directed the officers to maintain close surveillance of such elements trying to disrupt the fast returning peaceful atmosphere and take all measures to neutralise such attempts. He said that the terrorists involved in the killing of Sarpanch Syed Rafiq and RD employee Sheikh Zahoor at Hakura have been identified as Junaid & Zubair of HM and ensured that they will be brought to law. The DGP reiterated that nobody is above law and one who breaks the law would be dealt with firmly. He said that while dealing any situation, it should be ensured that law abiding people are not put to any inconvenience during their day today activities. Further DGP directed the officers to strengthen the Nakas established across valley and augment the security grids to ensure safe and secure environment for the citizens of valley. DGP stressed that the action against the terrorist should be continued and all the suspicious elements should be kept under check so as to foil their ill designs aimed at disrupting normal lives of the people. DGP reiterated that the support of community members is essential and more and more public cooperation should be ensured by prioritising community-based programmes. All possible help be exercised in case of bad weather.
Srinagar Police arrests 06 gamblers
November 27: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar police raided a gambling site and arrested gamblers. 06 persons were arrested following a credible input about gambling offences in Sonwar area of Ram Munshi Bagh. Officers from the local police unit while making the arrests have seized stake money ₹ 1,57,240 from the gamblers. 06 mobile phones have also been seized. A case FIR No. 91/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station R. M. Bagh 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 to the local police units.
Srinagar police arrests bootlegger, illicit liquor recovered
November 26: Police in Srinagar arrested a bootlegger at a checkpoint established near City Gate Panthachowk and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at the checkpoint intercepted a bootlegger identified as Shamshir Singh resident of Palpora Mirbazar, Kulgam and recovered 34 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. He has been taken to Police Station Panthachowk where he remains in custody. Police has registered a case FIR No. 51/2019 under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation in the matter. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. 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.
Update on Encounter in Pulwama
November 26: Apropos our earlier press note regarding encounter at Rajpora area of Pulwama, it is further informed that the two killed terrorists have been identified as Irfan Ahmad Sheikh resident of Naira, Tahab, Pulwama and Irfan Ahmad Rather resident of Litter, Pulwama. 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 including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to the police records, both the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in planning & executing terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. Several terror crime cases were registered against them. Pertinently, terrorist Irfan Sheikh was involved in weapon snatching at Tumlahal. 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.
Encounter in Pulwama
November 26: In an encounter with terrorists at Pachaar Rajpora area of district Pulwama, 02 terrorists were killed by police and security forces. Bodies of both the killed terrorists were retrieved from the site of encounter. The identity and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the encounter site. Citizens are requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.
Miscreant Act at Tral
November 26: Yesterday at about 2320 hours miscreants attempted to desecrate the local shrine of Mir Syed Mohd Hamdani (RA) at Kousarbal Tral which resulted damage to the portion of the mosque meant for offering prayers by the women folk. The damage was immediately controlled by locals and Fire & emergency services. Police has taken the cognizance of the act under relevant sections of the law and investigation is on to nab the culprits behind the miscreant act.
Srinagar Police arrested the main organizer of Anchar protests
November 24: Srinagar Police succeeded in arresting the main organizer of Anchar protests in Chanpora area of South Zone Srinagar. He has been identified as Bashir Ahmad Qureshi, resident of Tangdhar, at present Baghi-Mehtab, Srinagar. According to police records he was involved in organizing violent anti-national protests in Srinagar city especially in Anchar area of Soura. He is involved in several cases including case FIR No. 66/2019, FIR No. 67/2019, 68/2019, FIR No. 73/2019, FIR No. 79//2019, FIR No. 85/2019 under relevant sections of law registered in Police Station Soura. During preliminary investigation, officers learnt about his links with separatists. As per the police records, he has played main role in provocating youth and instigating them to carry out anti-national protests and stone pelting on police and SF's. He also played main role in organizing unlawful gatherings and violent protests leading to the loss of property and injuries to the civilians in the area. Investigation in the matter is going on.
Budgam Police arrests 03 drug peddlers, contraband substance seized
November 22: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in district Budgam arrested 03 drug peddlers and seized contraband substance from their possession. Officers at the checkpoint established at Bonpora Budgam intercepted a vehicle bearing registration No: JK04C-4012 and arrested one drug peddler indentified as Abdul Majeed Bhat resident of Wara Sangam, Budgam. 69.5 Kgs of Fuki was recovered from his possession. He has been taken to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody. A Case FIR No. 324/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation has been initiated. Separately at another check point established at Kilkadal Chadoora, police intercepted a vehicle bearing registration No: DL4CAH-5607 and recovered 5kgs of Charas from the possession of two persons identified as Nazir Ahmad Rather resident of Kaisar Mohalla Chadoora and Mehraj-ud-din Wani resident of Awanpora Chadoora. Both of them have been arrested and shifted to police station Chadoora where they remain in custody. A Case FIR No. 185/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Chadoora and further investigation 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
Anantnag Police organised Workshop on Forensic Science, Evidence Collection
November 21: Continuing its drive to create awareness among Investigating Officers, Anantnag Police organised one day Workshop on Forensic Science & Evidence Collection. The workshop was organized at conference hall DPO Anantnag. ASP Anantnag was the chief guest at the event. He congratulated HOD Forensic Science Laboratory Anantnag Dr Azim Manzoor Bhat for taking this initiative. The workshop was attended by a large number of Investigating Officers from the District, Prosecution officers and other officers involved in crime investigation. ASP Anantnag in his address underscored the importance of evidence extracted from scene of crime. The main objective of the workshop was to acquaint the concerned with the basic understanding of Forensic evidence and its relevance in the Court of Law. Dr Azim Manzoor Bhat presented a brief account of Forensic Science Laboratory Anantnag before the audience and highlighted the relevance of new techniques like DNA profiling, Cyber detection and Lie Detection in making the task of crime detection scientific and irrefutable. Chief Prosecuting Officer Anantnag also attended the workshop and gave a detailed presentation on the value of evidence. Participants thanked district police Anantnag for organizing such programs which add to the skill & knowledge of Investigating Officers.
Kulgam police arrests 3 drug peddlers, contraband substance seized
November 21: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Kulgam arrested 03 drug peddlers including a lady and seized contraband substance. Acting on specific information received about the involvement of a lady in drug dealings & peddling of contraband substances from her residential house, Devsar Police registered a case FIR No: 82/2019 under relevant sections of law. Subsequently a team comprising of a Magistrate, officers from Police Station Devsar along with lady police contingent raided the house of lady located in the area. During the search of the house, contraband substance which includes 3.41 grams Brown Sugar, 120 grams charas, syringes & spoons used for liquidating drugs were seized by the team. Lady involved in the drug trade has been identified as Ruby Jan resident of Malipora. The other two associates of Ruby Jan who are also involved in the drug peddling were also arrested from her house. They have been identified as Muneeb Majeed Haji & Arif Iqbal Khan, both residents of Khawaja Mir Janglatmandi Anantnag. All the three drug peddlers have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Devsar where they remain in custody. Officers have also seized a vehicle bearing registration number JK03C-0006 used in the peddling of drugs. Further investigation in 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.
Pakistani National repatriated Via Teetwal
November 21: Kupwara Police repatriated a Pakistani national as a goodwill gesture via Teetwal. Today Kupwara police repatriated a Pakistani national identified as Shabir Ahmad son of Mir Wali resident of Pajkote Pakistan. He was earlier arrested near Dilar check Post in Karnah on 18th May 2019 when he had crossed over into the Indian Territory without seeking requisite permission. Accordingly a case FIR No. 18/2019 under relevant sections of the law was registered in Police Station Karnah and the individual was taken to hospital for medical examination where doctors reported that the said individual suffers from a mental/psychotic disorder. Accordingly the authorities in the Govt of India were approached to take up the matter with the concerned authorities in Pakistan so as to facilitate his return back to Pakistan. After fulfilling legal formalities, today as a goodwill gesture, he was handed over to the authorities from Pakistan via Teetwal.
AWANTIPORA POLICE ARRESTS TERRORIST ASSOCIATE INVOLVED IN THREATENING & ARSON
November 21: Police in Awantipora arrested a terrorist associate involved in threatening and intimidating locals in Tral area. He has been identified as Asif Ahmad Bhat resident of Larow Jageer Tral. As per the police records, he is involved in publishing and circulation of threat posters in the area. Police investigation also reveals that he is linked with proscribed terror outfit HM and was communicating with the Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists besides he is also involved in arson and causing damages to a local chemist shop in the area. As such he was wanted by law for his involvement in cases FIR No 68/2019 & 70/2019 registered at PS Tral pertaining to threatening of locals and causing damages, arson in the area.
DGP visits Kulgam reviews security scenario, addresses Police Darbar
Jammu, November 20: The terrorists involved in the killings of civilians have been identified and appropriate action will be taken against them. This was stated by Director General of Police while speaking to media during his visit to South Kashmir’s Kulgam District. DGP was on his visit to Kulgam District in south Kashmir to review security scenario of Kulgam and Anantnag Districts and also chaired Darbar of the police personnel. Accompanied by IGP Kashmir, Shri S.P Pani, the DGP J&K was received by DIG South Kashmir Shri Atul Goel and SP Kulgam Shri Gurinder Pal Singh and other officers of the district. DGP first chaired officers meeting and later on addressed a Dabrar of Jawans at District police Lines Kulgam. DGP was briefed by the SSP Kulgam about the security scenario of the district and measures put in place to keep the peace and order maintained in the District. The review meeting was also attended by SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Khan, CO CRPF 18 BN Shri Gourav Singh and senior officers of CRPF & ITBP. DGP while addressing the meeting stressed for effective measures to fight the terrorism. He said that although graph of terrorist activities has come down in the recent past yet for providing peaceful environment to the people of J&K, we still need to continue our fight against terrorism with enhanced vigour to end it for all time to come in Jammu and Kashmir adding that final assault `should be strategically planned and effective. He said that adequate resources have been provided and the counter insurgency operations need to be increased. DGP while addressing the Darbar, commended the collective efforts of Jammu and Kashmir Police and other security forces for maintaining law and order in Jammu and Kashmir. He also complimented people for cooperation in maintaining peace and order. He said that the security of the people is our greater concern and every step is being taken to ensure peaceful and trouble free environment for the people of J&K who have been victim of terrorism from last three decades. DGP stressed for strict action against elements inimical to peace and order. DGP advised the police personnel to enhance public interactions. DGP said that because of the professionalism displayed by J&K Police force and CAPF at different fronts, people have shown great trust in them. He said a number of youth shunned the path of violence which indicates the faith of people in the forces. He said that all officers and Jawans are doing a commendable job in the fight against terrorism and our efforts will continue with enhanced coordination among the forces so as to put an end to the terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir. DGP once again thanked the government for its generous support to the J&K Police by enhancing the honorarium of SPOs and ration money/hardship allowances for the police personnel. DGP said that more welfare measure will be taken in near future for the J&K Police personnel. DGP while speaking to the Media said that terrorists involved in the killing of the civilians have been identified and appropriate action will be taken against them. He said the people across Jammu and Kashmir have condemned these unfortunate incidents. DGP further said that in recent past increased number of attempts were made by Pakistan to infiltrate terrorists on border and there was also surge in ceasefire violations to create trouble in Jammu and Kashmir but most of them were foiled by our strong forces on borders.
Awantipora Police books 03 drug peddlers under PSA
November 20: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Awantipora booked 03 drug peddlers under Public safety act Officers had earlier seized huge quantity of contraband substance form their possession. During the course of investigation, with the aid of scientific procedures, it was learnt that the seized substance proved to be Heroin and Cannabis. A Case FIR No 112/2019 under relevant sections of law was already registered in Police Station Awantipora. Accordingly the case was duly processed and the arrested drug peddlers were detained under public safety act after obtaining sanctions from the concerned authorities. All the three drug peddlers have been shifted to district jail Baramulla. One of the drug peddlers belongs to Srinagar while two others are from 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.
DGP reviews law & order, security scenario in Ganderbal, Handwara
Jammu, November 19: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Ganderbal and Handwara to review the security scenario in these districts. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani and DIG CKR Shri V. K. Birdhi during the visit to Ganderbal and at Handwara the DGP J&K and IGP Kashmir were received by DIG NKR Shri Mohammad Suleman Choudary and Commander 7 Sector RR Brig. M.S. Rathore. On his arrival at Ganderbal and Handwara, the DGP was presented ceremonial guards of honour. He interacted with the contingents and appreciated the drill and their turnout. During his visit to these places DGP interacted with respective jurisdictional officers and also addressed darbars of Police Personnel. While addressing the Darbars, the DGP complimented the officers and Jawans of Police, Army and CAPF for their tireless efforts and dedication in maintaining peace and order in their respective areas. He said that since last 30 years there were lot of ups and downs in the security situation but the police personnel along with other security agencies have taken up these challenges bravely and dealt with them firmly. He said that under the able leadership at different levels from the forces, each one contributed in one way or the other in maintaining normalcy and defeated the ill designs of the anti national elements. Without caring for their own comfort and celebration of festivals with their families, the Police personnel have remained on fore front of maintaining peace and public order. The DGP said that the good work done by the J&K Police and the other forces is being recognised at every forum including the Govt. of India. Some grievances of the force like hike in SPOs salary, hardship allowance, pay anomaly etc, have already been redressed. However, Police Headquarters is working on other requirements of the Police personnel, DGP added. He said that whenever role of J&K Police is lauded, I feel proud of the force as its head. He added that the J&K Police has faced every challenge with utmost courage and professional outlook. The DGP said that the proxy war thrust upon us from the Pakistan has not come to an end and J&K Police and other security forces are continuously fighting it and we will continue to fight for the security and integrity of our nation. He said that Pakistan is in no way the friend of people of Jammu and Kashmir as it has continuously brought death and destruction on the people and disrupted the peace and order here. He emphasized upon officers and Jawans to foil the wicked acts/designs of the elements inimical to the peace and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that during the previous years particularly in 2010 and 2016 J&K Police faced a tough situation on law & order front. This time around the force has worked with extreme professionalism in maintaining the law and order in Jammu and Kashmir, DGP added. He stressed that the subversion and terrorism are to be uprooted so that the general masses could live in a peaceful atmosphere which is our priority. The DGP heard the grievances of Jawans regarding the transfer and general welfare measures for the personnel. He gave on spot direction to redress the requests and assured that genuine grievances will be taken care off. He said that Police Headquarters has been looking for every opportunity to promote its personnel and will continue to work for more promotion avenues. The DGP said that in Central Police Welfare Meetings which is held annually, steps were taken in the past to contribute and take care of the welfare of the SPOs and in future too welfare of the personnel and SPOs and retired policemen will be our priority. The DGP impressed upon the officers to take the drive against drugs as a mission till the menace is completely uprooted from the society. He said that the Police is strengthening its bonds with the people who are supporting the force in our fight against the drugs. Earlier, the DGP took a round of the Ganderbal town from Tawheed Chowk to Beehama and Malshahi Bagh to review the security situation of the area on ground. SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Poswal briefed the DGP about the security situation and measures taken to deal with the terrorism and other criminal activities in the area in Ganderbal. At Handwara the DGP chaired a joint review meeting which was attended by IGP Kashmir Shri S. P. Pani and DIG NKR Shri Mohammad Suleman Chowdary, Commander 7 Sec. RR Brig. M. S. Rathore, CO 15 RR Col. Abhishek, CO 21 RR Col. Ashtosh, CO 30 RR Col. Atul, CO 92 Bn CRPF Deepak Kumar, Adhoc Commandants of ITBP and BSF. SSP Handwara Shri Ashish Mishra briefed the DGP about the security scenario of the area.
Anantnag Police arrests drug peddler, psychotropic substance seized
November 19: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Anantnag arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession. One person identified as Sheikh Mahid Ali resident of Kolkata has been arrested for the drug supply offences. He has been taken to Police Station Anantnag where he remains in custody. Officers at the checkpoint established at Khanabal Anantnag have recovered 65gms of Charas from his possession. A Case FIR No. 180/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Anantnag 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. 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.
DGP J&K, GOC 15 Corps, visits Bandipora
Jammu, November 18: DGP, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh and GOC 15 Corps Lt General KJS Dhillon today visited North Kashmir’s Bandipora District and chaired a joint review meeting and also chaired Darbar of police personnel at DPL, Bandipora. Accompanied by IGP, Kashmir Shri S.P. Pani, DIG North Kashmir Range Shri Mohammad Suleman Choudhary, the officers first chaired a high level meeting at DPO, Bandipora. The meeting was attended by Brig. Vivek Narang Commander 5-Sec. RR, Col. Shri Parnav Joshi Co 14-RR, CO CRFP 3rd BN. Shri Arvind Kumar and other senior officers of army, police and CRPF. At the very outset of the meeting, DGP J&K &GOC 15 Corps were briefed about the present security scenario of Bandipora District by the SSP Bandipora Shri Rahul Malik They were apprised about the security scenario on the LOC and hinterland of the district. The officers were briefed about the measures taken for law and order, and also against the terrorists in the District. After the meeting, DGP J&K and GOC 15 Corps addressed a darbar of Police personnel at DPL Bandipora. Addressing the Darbar, the GOC 15 Corps Lt General KJS Dhillon complimented the Bandipora police and other CAPF personnel for maintenance of law and order in the district and keeping the criminal activities under check. He said Army plays its role at borders and during the counter insurgency activities but police is doing multifarious duties, be it law and order, crime control or dealing the anti-terrorism activities. He said that Jammu and Kashmir police has been playing tremendous role on these fronts. The GOC also presented gifts to the Lines officer for the Jawans of the Bandipora Police. DGP while addressing the Darbar congratulated the District police Bandipora for remaining on forefront in ensuring the return of normalcy in the district. He said that police in the district has worked tirelessly on anti terrorism front and added that we need to continue our fight with the same dedication so as to put an end to the terrorism in J&K. He said that stringent action has to be taken against the elements found involved in unlawful activities to ensure peaceful environment for the people. He directed the officers to maintain close liaison with public and solve their grievances. He said that terrorist activities in the district are under control but we need to put our best for eradicating it completely. He said that to finish the terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir we need to take pre-emptive, pro-active and strategically effective measures and prefect planning for operations. He impressed upon the officers and Jawans to smash the support system of terrorists in the districts. The DGP also impressed upon the Police personnel to take care of their health and families. He also asked the district SP to organise a joint bada khana for Police, Security Forces & Army in which officers, jawans from all units must participate. He told that such events and interactions between different forces should be a regular practice.
Passing Out Parade held at PTS Manigam
JAMMU, NOVEMBER 18: Passing Out-Cum Attestation Parade of 14th Basic Recruitment Training Course was held at PTS Manigam today. Hon’ble Lt. Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu who was Chief Guest on this occasion, inspected the Parade and took the salute. One thousand One hundred Forty Five recruit constables passed out after completing their basic recruit training which commenced from July last year. Speaking on this occasion Hon’ble Lt. Governor Shri Girish Chandra Murmu complimented the J&K Police particularly the Principal and Staff of PTS Manigam for a very colourful and smart parade. He also congratulated the winners of different prizes, the parents and relatives of the passing out police personnel. The Lt. Governor said that J&K Police has remained on forefront of maintenance of law and order, security and safety of the people as also in relief and rescue operations. He said that the government is considering to look favourably into the demand of increasing training allowances of the staff posted in training centres. Lt. Governor said that his government is also actively considering filling up of 40000 to 50000 vacancies in different departments. He said that it was heartening to note that the J&K Police is recruiting four battalions two women and two border battalions. He expressed his satisfaction that the jawans of the PTS Manigam have undergone very tough and tedious training. Early in his address, the Director General of Police, Shri Dilbag Singh thanked the Lt. Governor for gracing the occasion. He said that in last fortnight or so there have been three good interactions of the Lt. Governor with the police officers and personnel which shows the priority the Lt. Governor is giving the police. Addressing the pass outs, the Director General of Police complemented them for undergoing rigorous training successfully. He said that the parade, turn-out and the ambiance of the whole programme shows the hard work of staff of the PTS Manigam. While complimenting the passing out turnout the DGP hoped that they will work with dedication for the Nation and UT of Jammu and Kashmir. He advised the recruit constables to perform and fulfill the goals of the oath which they have taken today. He said that the composition of the batch is an example of unity in diversity. He congratulated the award winning Jawans and also the families and relatives of passing out constables. He said that from now onwards, these families have joined the huge Police Pariwar. He said that due to its exemplary work, the police has earned a name for itself. The DGP said the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Hon’ble Home Minister Shri Amit Shah have acknowledged the sacrifices of J&K Police from different fora. He said that though J&K Police has achieved a lot on different fronts yet we will have to work further to bring peace and happiness to the UT and to bring the terrorism to an end. The DGP also thanked the media for their role in maintenance of law and order as also in giving coverage to the work of J&K police. Chief Secretary Shri B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, GoC 15 Corps Shri KJS Dhillon, ADGP Armed Shri S.J.M. Gillani, IGP CRPF Kashmir Shri Rajesh Kumar, IGP Armed Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani, DC Ganderbal Shri Hashmat Ali Khan, SP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Poswal, COs of Armed / IRP Bns. / CRPF, Principal of Police Training Schools, parents and relatives of Recruit Constables and other senior Police officers were present on the occasion. Two groups of trainees gave demonstraton of dare devil actions and unarmed combat on this occasion which was highly appreciated by Lt. Governor and huge number of local people who witnessed the Passing Out Parrade. On this occasion Constable Mohd. Aslam of IRP 19th Battalion was declared all-round best. He was given Out of Turn promotion to the rank of Selection Grade Constable. Recruit Constable Nazarat Hussain was declared 2nd all round best. He was rewarded cash reward of Rs.10,000/-. Recruit Constable Jamsheed Ahmad was adjudged 3rd all round best and 1st in Indoor. He was also rewarded with a cash reward of Rs.15,000/-. Recruit Constable Mohd. Ishtaq and Rahul Jandyal bagged first position in Outdoor and Range classification respectively. They were also rewarded with cash reward of Rs.7,500/- each. Parade Commander Recruit Constable Saquib Amin and 2nd In-charge Parade Commander Waseem Ahmad were also rewarded.
Pulwama police arrests 04 terrorist associates involved in carrying out Blasts
November 18: Police in Pulwama busted a module of terrorist associates responsible for carrying out blasts in the area and arrested four terrorist associates involved in terror crime. They were arrested for their involvement in case FIR No. 155/2019 pertaining to a blast at Arihal area of Pulwama. Officers while investigating the case learnt about the involvement of one person Sharik Ahmad who has been constantly communicating with a foreign terrorist and making plans to carry out terrorist attacks in the area. Accordingly Sharik with the help of three other terrorist associates identified as Aqib Ahmad, Adil Ahmad Mir and Owais Ahmad conspired and executed a terror attack in Airhal area of Pulwama where a blast was carried out using explosives in July this year. Investigation into the case revealed that all the four persons are linked to JeM and played their active part in conspiring and executing this terror attack in Airhal area. All the four terrorist associates have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Pulwama where they remain in custody. Incriminating materials recovered from their possession has been taken into records for the purpose of investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
DGP J&K visits DPO Srinagar; inaugurates Zonal Cyber Police Station
Srinagar November 17: DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh-IPS visited Srinagar and inaugurated Zonal Cyber Police Station at District Police Office, refurbished Police Component office (CARGO) and also chaired an officers meeting wherein he reviewed security/ law and order in Srinagar district. IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani-IPS accompanied DGP during his visit to DPO Srinagar. SSP Srinagar and other Zonal SPs were also present during the function. During his interaction with the senior officers, on the very outset, the DGP sought individual briefings on important subjects of law and order, security of vital installations, preventive measures taken and surveillance through different methods. While complimenting the officers for maintenance peace and public order DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh said that they should remain alert, fully prepared to thwart any act of saboteurs. He said that the Pakistan and handlers of terrorists have become desperate and have tried various tactics and violence to provoke and scare people. The DGP directed the officers to identify the saboteurs and the elements which may disturb the peace. He said that the issues with regard to traffic regulations should be looked into so that the general people do not face any problem while commuting from one place to another. He said that the challenges of militancy have been faced effectively in the past and more needs to be done on this front to curb it completely. He said that the cases of the militancy and violence by the terrorists and mischief mongers should be taken to logical conclusion by doing appropriate investigations. The DGP directed that the mischief mongers should be booked under stringent laws. He said that effective steps must be taken against drug peddlers and NDPS cases should be investigated thoroughly. He also directed field officers to take good care of the deployments and constabulary by taking measures for keeping them comfortable in the harsh winter months especially during night duties. Earlier, the DGP inaugurated the Zonal Cyber police station at District Police office Srinagar and also the refurbished Srinagar component office. On this occasion DGP said that ‘CARGO- in pursuit of excellence’ has been trying to move further in the direction of being a professional place. He said that during the last couple of months required resources have been provided by the police headquarters and he was happy to inaugurate facilities added here. He hoped that certain state-of-the-art things added have made the police component a better equipped unit for its assigned task. The IGP Kashmir SP Pani-IPS, SSP Srinagar Dr Haseeb Mughal and Zonal SPs in their briefings highlighted the measures taken for the maintenance of law and order and also highlighted some demands to which DGP J&K said that they will be looked into favorably.
Sopore police arrests 05 persons including 02 terrorist associates.
November 16: Police in Sopore arrested 03 persons involved in threatening and intimidating of locals in the area. Three persons identified as Hilal Ahmad, Sahil Nazir both residents of Brath-Kalan Sopore & Peerzada Mohammad Zahir resident of Check Brath Sopore were arrested and incriminating materials including threat posters were recovered from their possession. Initial investigation into the matters reveals that these individuals were involved in publishing and circulation of threat posters of proscribed terror outfit LeT in Sopore area. Case FIR No 266/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore. All the three accused persons have been arrested and shifted to PS Sopore. Incriminating material recovered from their possession has been taken into records for the purpose of investigation. Further investigation in the matter is in progress. Separately, officers at a checkpoint established at Kupwara Byepass crossing intercepted and arrested two terrorist associates identified as Ulfat Bashir Mir resident of Nowpora Jageer & Aijaz Ahmad Bhat resident of Darpora Bomai. Officers at the checkpoint recovered incriminating materials including ammunition from their possession. As per the initial investigation both the persons are linked to proscribed terror outfit LeT. Case FIR No 280/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore. Both the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to PS Sopore. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
IGP Kashmir chairs meeting with Prosecution Department
November 16:IGP Kashmir Shri SP Pani-IPS chaired a meeting with the officers of Prosecution Department posted in Kashmir Zone. Meeting was attended by the senior officers of the prosecution department. IGP Kashmir interacted with officers and discussed different issues raised by the officials of Prosecution Department. IGP Kashmir pitched for strong co-ordination between police and prosecution and emphasised the important role of Prosecutors in the field in order to establish effective criminal justice system. He expressed hope that police and prosecution will work in a more coordinated form to ensure that justice is served in all cases. IGP Kashmir assured them that adequate resources will be made available for creating a professional work environment. Officers from the prosecution department thaked IGP Kashmir for providing them with valuble insights.
Srinagar police arrests drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
November 16:Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession. One person identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar resident of Lidermud Pulwama has been arrested for the drug supply offences. He has been taken to Police Station Rainawari where he remains in custody. Officers at the checkpoint established at Rainawari have recovered 1.9 Kgs of Charas from his possession. A Case FIR No. 61/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Rainawari 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. 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 arrests three gamblers
November 13: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar police raided a gambling site and arrested gamblers. Three persons were arrested following a credible input about gambling offences in Badamwari area of police station Rainawari. Officers from the local police unit while making the arrests have seized stake money of ₹ 31,950 from the gamblers. A case FIR No. 60/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Rainawari and investigation has been taken up. 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 drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
November 13: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar has arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession. One person identified as Zahoor Sheikh @Gulla resident of Tujgari Mohalla Nowhatta has been arrested for the drug supply offences. He has been taken to Police Station Rainawari where he remains in custody. Officers at the checkpoint established at Rainawari have recovered 500 grams of Charas from his possession. Case FIR No 59/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Rainawari 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. 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 arrests an absconder
November 13: Police in Ganderbal have arrested an absconder who was evading his arrest for a long time. The accused has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Sheikh son of Ali Mohammad Shaikh resident of Watlar Ganderbal. He was wanted by law for his involvement in case FIR No. 158/192 of Police Station Lar. He was evading his arrest for a long time. The accused was regularly changing his locations in order to avoid arrest and was not cooperating in the investigation of the case. The accused has been presented before the Hon’ble Court in Srinagar today.
Encounter in Ganderbal
November 12: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces in Gund area of district Ganderbal. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. So far one terrorist has been killed in the encounter and his 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 his possession. Search in the area is in progress. Citizens are requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
IGP Kashmir visits CTC Lethpora
November 12: IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani-IPS today visited CTC Lethpora and interacted with the Jawans of JK Police who are undergoing special training at the centre. During his visit, IGP Kashmir was accompanied by SSP Awantipora, Principal CTC Lethpora and other officers. While interacting with the trainees, IGP Kashmir emphasized on them to dedicate their services for the welfare of citizens and always remain prepared for the services and security of community members. He urged on the trainee officials to conduct themselves in a professional manner while discharging their duties with utmost dedication and sincerity. Moreover he stressed on them to strictly adhere to the values promoted by the department. IGP Kashmir appraised them about the role of police in the society and challenges which they have to face while performing their duties. He advised the trainees to focus on their training which will imbue them with requisite confidence. Officials showed a keen interest while interacting with IGP and heard him patiently. IGP wished them best for their future assignments which they will be carrying out in their respective districts in coming days. Officials thanked IGP for visiting the training centre which will definitely boost the morale of Jawans.
Rape accused arrested in Baramulla; Special team constituted to fast-track the investigations
November 11: Police Station Kunzar arrested an individual accused of rape. Police Station Kunzar received a complaint of an alleged rape of a girl by her father. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 102/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Kunzar and further investigation in the matter was undertaken. A police team immediately tracked the accused and arrested him. He has shifted to Police Station Kunzar where he remains in custody. As a part of investigation necessary medico-legal examination of the victim has been carried out. A special team has been constituted to fast-track the investigation of the case in a professional manner. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Encounter in Bandipora
November 11: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces in Lawdara area of district Bandipora. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the 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 identity and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. Citizens are requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any. Apropos our earlier press note regarding encounter at Bandipora, it is further informed that one of the killed terrorist has been identified as Pakistani codenamed Talha. As per the police records he was operating as commander of the proscribed terror outfit LeT in the areas of Bandipora and was wanted by law for his involvement in terror crimes and civilian atrocities. According to the police records he was part of groups involved in planning and executing terror attacks in the area. Several terror crime cases were registered against him for his involvement in terror crimes. Incriminating material including goods bearing Pakistani marks and arms & ammunition have been recovered from his possession. All the incriminating materials have been taken into records for the purpose of investigation and to probe his complicity in other terror crimes. Identity of the other killed terrorist is being ascertained. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
DGP visits Ramban, Udhampur
JAMMU, NOVEMBER 10: DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS today visited Northern Command Hqrs and called on Army Commander Lt.Gen.Ranbir Singh and enquired about his health. DGP J&K was accompanied by Addl.DG CRPF J&K Shri Zukfikar Hassan, DIG Udhampur/Reasi and SSP Udhampur. Over-all security situation of the UT was discussed in the light of the Ayodhaya judgement. DGP J&K also visited Ramban and held a detailed meeting with Brigade Commander Sector 11 RR, Shri Niranjan Jog, DIG DKR Range Shri B.S Tuti, DC Ramban Shri Nazim Zia Khan , SSP Ramban Smt. Anita Sharma and SSP Traffic NHW Shri J.S Johar, CO CISF and other Officers on the security and law and order situation post abrogation of Article 370 and pronouncement of Ayodhya Judgment. DGP complimented the officers for the commendable coordination and synergy between Police, Civil administration and CAPF which resulted in smooth and peaceful handling of the security and law and order challenges in the area from time to time. A meeting was also held with the representatives of the Construction Companies engaged in widening and construction of National Highway and took stock of the landslide areas and other potholes on National Highway requiring immediate attention and repair. The landslide prone areas and the pace with which the work to clear these landslides is done, were discussed. The concerned Construction Company management representatives were asked to keep their men and machinery available at all such spots for speedy clearance of the road. Some other areas where the road space has been damaged due to recent rains were also discussed. The representatives were asked to rush more manpower and machinery during winter months so that the road does not get blocked for longer duration. SSP Traffic National Highway was directed that whenever, there is blockade of road, Information must be shared immediately through various channels to maintain traffic discipline and to avoid inconvenience to public. Sufficient Traffic personnel should be deployed at landslide prone areas for regulation of traffic. DC/SSP Ramban were asked that necessary deployment of Police personnel and Magistrates should be made at blockade points to handle any law and order problems. Alternative arrangements in case of road getting blockade for longer period of time should be identified for stranded passengers. The jamming at blockade points and on NHW can be avoided to a large extent if a system of timely sharing of road conditions is made through all available channels and means including FM Radio, TV, Cable network and at main entry points at Udhampur, Nagrota, Banihal, Qazigund.
03 ARRESTED FOR DEATH OF A LADY IN AWANTIPORA
November 09: Police in Awantipora arrested three persons accused of murdering a woman. On November 03, Police was informed about a lady Nusrat Jan aged about 35 years wife of Mehrajudin resident of Tral has been brought to Sub District hospital Tral for the treatment of burn injuries and was subsequently referred to SMHS Hospital for the treatment of her injuries. During the course of investigation, as deposed by lady in her statement, officers learnt that the husband and In-Laws of the lady were responsible for the burn and other injuries of the lady. Today the lady succumbed to her injuries at SMHS Hospital. After completing of medico-legal formalities, the dead body of the lady was handed over to the relatives for last rites. A case under relevant sections of law stands registered in this regard. Police have arrested the husband, Mother-in-Law and Brother-in-Law of the lady. Officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this crime. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
SOPORE POLICE ARRESTS 04 PERSONS FOR THREATENING & INTIMIDATION OF LOCALS
November 06: Police in Sopore arrested 04 persons involved in threatening and intimidation of locals in the area. Four persons were arrested and incriminating materials which includes threat posters were recovered from their possession. Initial investigation into the matters reveals that these individuals were involved in publishing and circulation of threat posters in Sopore area. The arrested persons have been identified as Rameez Ahmad Malla, Riyaz Khaliq Parray, Waseem Manzoor and Ikhlaq Imtiyaz Sheikh, all residents of Watergam Rafiabad. Case FIR No 161/2019 under relevant sections of law registered in Police Station Dangiwacha. All the four accused persons have been arrested and shifted to PS Dangiwacha. Incriminating material recovered from their possession has been taken into records for the purpose of investigation. Further investigation in the matter is in progress. Police have resolved to act tough against such elements. Community members are requested to share details about such persons who are involved in threatening and intimidation of locals.
AWANTIPORA POLICE ARRESTS 03 PERSONS FOR THREATENING & INTIMIDATION OF LOCALS
November 06: Police in Awantipora arrested 03 persons involved in threatening and intimidation of locals in the area. Three persons were arrested and incriminating materials which includes threat posters were recovered from their possession. Initial investigation into the matters reveals that these individuals were involved in publishing and circulation of threat posters issued by proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen and LeT in Ladhoo area of Khrew Awantipora. A case FIR No 58/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Khrew. All the three accused persons have been arrested and shifted to PS Khrew. Incriminating materials recovered from their possession has been taken into records for the purpose of investigation. Further investigation in the matter is in progress. Police have resolved to act tough against such elements. Community members are requested to share details about such persons who are involved in threatening and intimidation of locals.
Awantipora Police arrests 02 bootleggers, recovers 53 bottles of illicit liquor
November 05: Police in Awantipora arrested 02 bootleggers and recovered 53 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession. Police at a checkpoint established at Galander Pampore intercepted a vehicle Wagon-R bearing registration No. JK03G-9910 with 02 persons on board. They were travelling from Srinagar towards Anantnag and identified as Bashir Ahmad Baba and Zahoor Ahmad Shah residents of Aishmuqam Anantnag. Officers while checking the vehicle found 53 bottles of illicit liquor which the duo were transporting in their private vehicle Wagon-R. When the officers spoke to them they learnt of their involvement in bootlegging, transporting and illegal sale of liquor in the area. A case FIR No. 57/2019 under relevant sections of law stands registered in PS Pampore. Both the bootleggers have been shifted to police station Pampore where they remain in custody. Community members have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against anti social elements.
Pulwama police recovers unidentified body, Seeks help of general public to identify him
November 05: Police in Pulwama received information that a vehicle hit an unknown pedestrian on NHW-44 near Kandizal Kakapora resulting in his on spot death. On receiving the information, Pulwama Police reached the spot. After completing all medico-legal formalities, body of the deceased was later shifted to mortuary for the purpose of identification. A case FIR No. 80/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kakapora. Anybody having information regarding his identity or his family may please contact Police Station Kakapora on 9070123536, 01933-265030 or contact PCR Kashmir by dialing 100.
Anantnag police arrested a bike lifter, recovered stolen bike
November 05: Police in Anantnag arrested a bike lifter and recovered a stolen bike from his possession. On 29-07-2019, Police station Bijbehara received a complaint from Aamir Akram Ganie resident of Bijbehara stating that his motor cycle bearing registration No. JK03D-3812 parked near JK bank Zurpura Bijbehara has been stolen. On receipt of the complaint, FIR No. 108/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation taken up. During the course of investigation, Anantnag police arrested 01 person namely Hamid Yousuf resident of Panjgam Awantipora Pulwama. When the officers spoke to him they learnt of his involvement in the commission of crime and accordingly the stolen motorcycle was recovered from his possession. The bike will be returned back to the rightful owner after following due legal formalities. 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.
Anantnag police arrests 03 drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered.
November 05: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Anantnag, arrested 03 drug peddlers at a checkpoint and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Arwani Bridge arrested 03 drug peddlers identified as Muzaffar Ahmad and his wife Shaheena residents of Hassanpora, and Mohmmad Amin Dar son of Ali Mohammad Dar resident of Tulkhan Bijbehara. Officers at a checkpoint intercepted a motorcycle bearing registration No.JK22-4322 and recovered 06 Kgs of Charas from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Bijbehara where they remain in custody. Case FIR NO 145/19 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigations 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.
Kulgam police arrests a notorious drug peddler
November 05: Police has continued its action against drug peddlers in Kulgam and arrested one notorious drug peddler who was evading his arrest from a long time. He has been identified as Khurshid Ahmad Bhat resident of Sopat Devsar Kulgam. As per police records, he is involved in smuggling and peddling of drugs in the area. Several cases were registered against him including case FIR No. 63/2019 of Police Station Devsar pertaining to the seizure of contraband substances like Brown Sugar 25gms, Poppy Hemp 1 Kg, Fukki Powder 500gms. 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 RECOVERS DRUGS AND ARMS FROM KAMALKOTE URI, 02 ARRESTED
November 05: Continuing its drive against drug dealings and illegal supplying of arms and ammunition, Baramulla Police today arrested two drug peddlers besides recovered huge quantity of drugs, arms and ammunition. Acting on a credible input received about the illegal smuggling of Drugs and Arms near village Dulanga area of Kamalkote in Uri nearby LoC, a police party under the supervision of SDPO Uri and SHO Uri reached at the spot and arrested two persons including a lady involved in the drug supply offences. Officers recovered Brown Sugar sealed in two packs from the duo. When the officers spoke to them, they learnt that the lady had concealed some drugs (Brown Sugar) in a cow shed near her residential house. Accordingly 04 packets of Brown Sugar weighing 04 Kgs (approx) were recovered during the search of the place. Moreover following the due procedure, a search of her residential house was undertaken in presence of the respectable citizens of the area. During the search an amount of Rs 3.28 lacs was also recovered from her residential house. During the course of investigations it was revealed that some more contraband substance has been concealed in the nearby forest area. Accordingly the search of the area was undertaken which led to the recovery and seizure of Brown Sugar weighing approximately 02 Kgs, Arms and Ammunition which includes live rounds and magazines. Case FIR NO 117/2019 stands registered at PS Uri in this regard. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Awantipora Police arrests 02 drug peddlers.
November 04: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Awantipora, arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Tral-Chaankatar crossing arrested two drug peddlers identified as Mohd Ayoub Khan son of Gulam Mohd Khan resident of Astaan Mohalla Tral and Abdul Qayoom Sheikh son of Nabir Sheikh resident of Machama Tral. Officers at the checkpoint have recovered 1600 Tablets of Spasmoproxyvon from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Tral where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 81/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered & investigation 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.
Terrorist hideout busted in Sopore.
November 03: Based on a credible input, Sopore Police along with security forces busted a terrorist hideout in Brath area of Sopore. On a credible input Sopore Police recovered huge quantity of incriminating materials including utensils, food items and personal apparel from the hideout used by the terrorists. Police has registered a case in this regard and the incriminating materials have been seized by the police and taken into records for the purpose of investigation. Police officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances pertaining to this hideout. Investigation in the matter is in progress. Pertinently Sopore Police yesterday arrested one active terrorist from the area identified as Danish Tariq Channa R/o Stadium Colony Baramulla who was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT and was involved in terror crimes and civilian atrocities.
Summer’s T-20 knockout cricket tournament organized by district Police Kupwara concludes
A cricket tournament was organised by District Police Kupwara in which 64 cricket teams from the local area participated. The cricket tournament was organised on Knockout basis and commenced from June 15. A total of 63 matches were played out in the tournament. Today final of the tournament was played between City Cricket Club and Coaching Centre Cricket Club Kupwara. The final match was won by Coaching Centre Kupwara and they were declared as the winners of Summer’s T-20 Cricket tournament. The concluding ceremony of the cricket tournament was held today after the final match of the event was over. SSP Kupwara Ambarkar Shriram -IPS was the chief guest on the occasion. Other officers from the district were also present on the concluding ceremony including ASP Kupwara, DSP Hqrs Kupwara and DSP DAR Kupwara. SSP Kupwara while addressing the participants appreciated the competitive sports spirit exhibited by the teams during the tournament and appreciated the sports skills of the youth of Kupwara. He emphasised that sports help us to imbibe a value system that is based on objectivity and fairness besides sharpening our competitive skills. Further he said that Sports is essential for the overall development of our personality. Pertinently the tournament was organised under the supervision of SSP Kupwara for the youth of Kupwara to enable them an opportunity to display their talents and sports skills. Each match of the tournament was witnessed by huge number of spectators cheering for their respective teams. Prizes were also distributed among the participants especially among the team members of Coaching Centre Kupwara which was declared as winner of the tournament. Community members and youth of the area have appreciated the efforts of Kupwara police and expressed hope that police will provide them similar platform in future to show case their talents.
RECRUITMENT DRIVE FOR SPOS IN SRINAGAR CONCLUDES.
November 02: A recruitment drive for SPOs was held in district Srinagar. The recruitment drive was held in four phases starting from 28 October 2019. Recruitment drive concluded today with 866 candidates appearing for the physical endurance test. Pertinently physical endurance test consisted of 1600m race for males, 1000m for females and 20 pushups for male candidates. The recruitment drive was held at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, Sonwar. Youth from Srinagar showed great enthusiasm in the recruitment drive and appreciated the arrangements made by district police Srinagar.
Police in Sopore today arrested an active terrorist operating in the area.
On a credible input police and security forces arrested one active terrorist identified as Danish Tariq Channa resident of Stadium Colony, Baramulla from Sopore area. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered from his possession. All these incriminating materials have been taken into records by police in order to probe his complicity in terror crimes. According to the police records he was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT and was operating in the areas of Sopore and Baramulla. He was a part of groups involved in planning and executing terror attacks in the area. Several cases are registered against him including a terror crime case FIR No. 167/2019 pertaining to firing on civilians in Baramulla. The active terrorist remains in police custody and further investigation in the matter is in progress.
J&K Police observes Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Srinagar, October 31: Jammu and Kashmir Police today observed National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) across Jammu and Kashmir. The main function was held at Armed police complex Zewan where DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh took the salute of the parade and administered oath to the police officers and Jawans. Different contingents took part in a colourful march past. Speaking on this occasion, the DGP said that this function alongwith other similar functions across the country have been held to pay tributes to the Iron Man of India” Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, first Home Minister of the country who made it possible to integrate 562 States into one unit. He said that the present “Shape” of the country is because of his contribution. To commemorate the huge contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated wherein we take the pledge for internal security, integrity and sovereignty of the county. Referring to the main programme held at Kevadia Gujrat where Hon’ble Prime Minster of the country, Shri Narendra Modi was the chief guest, the DGP said that in the parade the contingent of J&K Police alongwith the band performed very well. The DGP said that our country has diverse cultures and hundreds of languages are spoken in India yet we are together as one when it comes to the spirit of the patriotism. The DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir Police have given hundred of sacrifices for internal security and sovereignty of the country and with today’s pledge we will continue to move on the path of our service to the nation with more vigour to strengthen our country. ADGsP Dr. B. Srinivas, Shri A. K. Choudhary, Abdul Ghani Mir, IGsP Shri Vijay Kumar, Shri Anand Jain and a galaxy of commandants and police officers of different wings of J&K Police, their families were present on the occasion. Similar functions were organized at every district Headquarters, Armed/ IR Battalion Headquarters. The day was also observed by all Wings of Jammu and Kashmir Police. At Police Control Room Kashmir, the march past and Pledge taking ceremony was held in its premises. SSP PCR took the salute and led police personnel in pledge taking ceremony. At District Police Lines Srinagar SSP Srinagar took the salute on Parade. He also highlighted the vision and dedication of Sardar Vallabh Patel.Sardar Patel in uniting the country. SSP asked the men under his command to contribute in their own capacity for the integrity and security of the nation. In Anantnag the march past and pledge taking ceremony was held at District Police Lines Anantnag to mark the day. SSP Anantnag took the salute and led its jurisdictional officers and Jawans in pledge taking ceremony. A run for unity was organized by J&K Police in Kulgam in which students and police personnel participated. The run was flagged off by SSP Kulgam. The run was followed by the Pledge taking ceremony. To mark the event, Pulwama Police organized a "Run for Unity" DC Pulwama Shri Dr. Raghav Langer (IAS) accompanied with SP Pulwama Chandan Kohli-IPS flagged off the run which began from DPL Pulwama. Large number of people including students, local representatives, Police/CRPF Officers/Officials participated in the programme. In Budgam, the event was observed at DPL Budgam. A colourful march past was held by different contingents of Police on the occasion. A pledge taking ceremony was also held in which the senior police officers and Jawans of district Budgam Participated and took pledge for protecting the unity of the Nation. At Awantipora, the march past and pledge taking ceremony was organized at District Police Lines Awantipora. SSP Awantipora took the salute and led police personnel in Pledge taking ceremony. At Shopian, the event was observed at District Police Lines in the form of march Past and pledge taking ceremony. The SSP Shopian led the Police personnel in pledge taking ceremony and also took the salute during the march past. At Sopore, besides march past and pledge taking ceremony at District Police Lines Sopore, Run for unity in collaboration with civil administration was also organized to mark the occasion. In Rajouri police held march past and pledge taking ceremony at District Police Line Rajouri. SSP Rajouri took the salute and also led the officers and Jawans in Pledge taking ceremony. In Kathua, the main function was organized at District Police Lines Kathua where the contingents of Police personnel took part in a colorful march past. SSP Kathua took the salute and led its officers and Jawans in Pledge taking ceremony. Besides, pledge taking ceremonies were also held at Police station levels in the district. In Samba, Police in collaboration with Civil Administration organized Run for Unity. Police personnel, officers and officials of civil administration and people across the different sections of society participated in the run and took the pledge for protecting unity and integrity of the country. In Udhampur was conducted at District Police Lines Udhampur. SSP Udhampur took the salute and led its officers/Jawans in pledge taking ceremony. A colourful march past was conducted in District Police Line Bandipora. SSP Bandipore took the salute and also led its jurisdictional officers and Jawans in Pledge taking ceremony. In Baramulla, the occasion was observed at DPL Baramulla where different contingents of JK Police participated in the march past. The march past was followed by the pledge taking ceremony. SSP Baramulla led the officers and officials in Pledge taking ceremony. He also took the salute on the march past. At Handwara the Day was observed at DPL Handwara where besides ceremonial march past pledge taking ceremony was also conducted. SSP Handwara took the salute on the march past and also led its jurisdictional officers and Jawans in Pledge taking ceremony. In Ganderbal, the march past and pledge taking ceremony was conducted at DPL Ganderbal to mark the occasion. The Police officers and official took the pledge for protecting the unity and integrity of the county. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was also held in different battalions headquarters/ police offices across Jammu and Kashmir
Dr. Vaid was source of great support and guidance: DGP Dilbag Singh..
Srinagar, October 30: Jammu and Kashmir Police accorded warm send off to one of its leaders Dr. S.P Vaid, as a mark of respect and recognition of his glorious service at a function organized at Police Golf Course this afternoon. Dr. Vaid is retiring from active service tomorrow. Director General of Police J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh, presided over the function. On the occasion, Shri Dilbag Singh recalled the services of the Dr. S.P Vaid and said that he was a source of great support and guidance. He said that Dr. Vaid was not only a brilliant officer but also a caring officer and he enjoyed every moment of his company. The DGP said that Dr. Vaid was very friendly to all his colleagues. He said that police force will remember his service. The DGP congratulated him for having a successful career and wished him health and blissful post retirement life. The DGP said that he and his wonderful team will always be available to Dr. Vaid, whenever he wishes. Dr. Vaid thanked the DGP and other police officers for their love and cooperation in his service career. He said that he was proud to be a member of J&K Police and blessed by God who gave him the opportunity to lead the force, to serve the people and country. He said that police is a great force and it has been facing various challenges since 1947 very bravely. Dr. Vaid after qualifying prestigious Indian civil Service examination in 1986, remained posted on various important capacities. During his service, he remained posted on various important/key posts which included ASP Budgam, SP Budgam, SP CID Cell New Delhi, SP City Jammu, AIG (T& I) PHQ, SSP Udhampur, AIG (Pers) PHQ, SSP Crime/Railway Jammu, ADIG Baramulla, ADIG Jammu, DIG CKR, DIG Crime and Railway, DIG Adm PHQ, IGP (MOD) PHQ, IGP Jammu, IGP Crime & Railway J&K, IGP Traffic J&K, ADGP Hqs PHQ, DGP Prison J&K, Special DG Coordination and Law & order, DGP Jammu and Kashmir Police, Transport Commissioner J&K. Dr. Vaid has been awarded various medals and appreciations which include DGP commendation Medal in 2000, Police Medal for Gallantry 2002, President’s Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2002, Presidents Police Medal for Distinguished Service in 2008 and Sher-i-Kashmir Police Medal for Meritorious Service in 2008. The farewell function was attended by Advisor K Skandan, GOC 15 Corps Lt. Gen K.J.S. Dhillon, ADGsP Dr. B. Srinivas, Shri A. K. Choudhary, S. J. M. Gillani, A.G. Mir, Mohammed Sulaiman Salaria, Muneer Ahmad Khan, Additional Director IB, Shri Rahul Rasgotra, ADGP CRPF J&K Zulfiqar Hasan , IGsP, Shri Alok Kumar, Shri S.P Pani, IG CRPF Kashmir Ravideep Sahi, IGP CRPF Rajesh Yadav, IGP BSF Shri Abhinav Kumar and other senior officers of Police.
Physical Endurance Test for recruitment of SPOs being conducted at SK Stadium in Srinagar.
October 29: Srinagar Police has started a recruitment drive for SPOs. The recruitment process is being held in a phased manner at SK Stadium Sonwar. Initially the candidates have to appear in a Physical Endurance Test (PET). The candidates have to undergo outdoor tests which includes 1600m race (male), 1000m ((female) and 20 pushups for male candidates. The selection process is currently underway and 256 candidates appeared in PET on Day 1st.
ADGP Armed Shri S.J.M Gillani-IPS visits Battalion Headquarters of JKAP 13th Bn at APC Humhama.
October 29: Shri S.J.M Gillani-IPS, ADGP Armed J&K visited the Battalion Headquarters of JKAP 13th Bn. stationed at APC Humhama. ADGP Armed was received with a Guard of honor and inaugurated the Mess, Dining Complex, Dry & Wet Canteen for jawans. IGP Armed Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS accompanied ADGP Armed during his visit to APC Humhama. Shri Shamsheer Hussain SSP, CO-JKAP 13th Bn was also present on the occasion. Shri Shamsheer Hussain, CO-JKAP 13th Bn made a welcome address in which the achievements like infrastructure up-gradation, security review, future plans envisaged for the unit and other requirements were highlighted and discussed. Worthy ADGP Armed also held interaction with the officials of the unit in which various problems and issues both personal as well as departmental were raised by the constabulary mainly pertaining to transfer & welfare. Interactive session was hosted with an idea to provide immediate relief to the problems and their on spot redressal by worthy ADGP Armed. Several other officers also participated in the interactive session. ADGP Armed emphasized upon the officials to remain prepared for assignments and responsibilities which may be assigned to them in near future and also stressed upon them to promote Police-Public relations and to take part willingly in other training courses conducted by the department from time to time. ADGP Armed highlighted the welfare measures being initiated by the department for its officers and jawans. He also took stock of all the developmental works and welfare measures taken for the officers and jawans of the unit stationed at APC Humhama. Shri Shamsheer Hussain CO-JKAP 13th Bn, presented the vote of thanks to ADGP Armed J&K and other senior officers for sparing their precious time for visiting APC Humhama which raised the morale of the officials posted there.
Truck driver killed in firing by terrorists at Kanilwal area of Bijbehara, Anantnag.
October 29: In a terror crime incident, a truck driver was killed yesterday in firing by terrorists at Kanilwal area of Bijbehara, Anantnag. Immediately after the incident, police and security forces launched an operation in the area and subsequently during the search, recovered a dead body. Based on the preliminary investigation it is learnt that the said individual was part of a group involved in terror crime incident at Kanilwan Bijbehara. Identity and affiliation of suspected terrorist is being ascertained. Police has registered a case in this regard. Officers are investigating the circumstances of this terror crime.
Srinagar Police arrests 04 drug peddlers, psychotropic substance seized.
October 29: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Srinagar. Four drug peddlers were arrested at a checkpoint and psychotropic substance was recovered from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Rajouri Kadal intercepted & arrested four drug peddlers identified as Shahid-ul-Islam resident of Nowpora Khanyar, Suhail Maqsood Bhat resident of Rajouri Kadal Nowhatta, Muneer Ahmad Parry and Rafeeq Ahmad Parry both residents of Pandach Parry Mohalla. Officers at the checkpoint recovered 83 Tablets of Spasmoproxyvon Plus from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Nowhatta where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 54/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered & investigation 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.
Kupwara Police arrests 02 drug peddlers, contraband substance seized
October 28: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Kupwara. Two drug peddlers were arrested at a checkpoint and contraband substance was recovered from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Zab Khurhama, intercepted a motorcycle bearing registration No. JK13B-3469 & arrested two drug peddlers identified as Ashiq Hussain Sheikh son of Samad Sheikh and Bashir Ahmad Poswal son of Laldin both residents of Batnad Khurhama Kupwara. Officers at the checkpoint recovered 330 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Lalpora where they remain in custody. Motorcycle has also been seized in the matter. Case FIR No. 97/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered & investigation 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.
Talent hunt programme ‘Choona Hai Aasman’ held in Anantnag
October 27: Talent Hunt programme ‘Choona Hai Aasman’ organized by Anantnag police under Civic Action Programme was held at Auditorium of Degree College Anantnag. SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan was the chief guest on the occasion. DIG CrPF Shri Dleep Singh Ambesh, CO 19 RR Shri Tushal Buchal, CO 3RR Shri P.S Beniya and some senior officers of police and civil administration were also present at the event. Thirty contestants from different areas of District Anantnag participated in the event. The aim of the programme was to provide platform to aspiring contestants to showcase their talent and provide them opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at regional and national level. SSP Anantnag in his address to the participants praised the contestants for their exemplary skills and talent, further he said that District Police Anantnag is committed to provide platform to talented people especially youth in various fields. At the conclusion of programme prizes were distributed among the contestants.
Anantnag police arrests bootlegger, illicit liquor recovered
October 27: Police in Anantnag arrested a bootlegger at a checkpoint established near NHW Donipora Bejbehara Anantnag and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at the checkpoint intercepted a bootlegger identified as Muzafer Ahmad Beigh son of Mohammad Yousuf resident of Hawal Gojiwara Srinagar and recovered 24 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. He has been taken to Police Station Bijbehara where he remains in custody. Police has registered a case FIR No. 140/2019 under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation in the matter. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. 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.
DGP greets people on Diwali
SRINAGAR, October 26: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh has greeted the people of the Jammu and Kashmir, families of Martyrs, JK Police personnel, their families on Diwali. He has wished the people a joyful festival. In his message, the DGP has expressed hope that the festival will bring joy and happiness among the people of the State including J&K Police personnel and the families of police martyrs.
DGP J&K visits Kokernag, Larnoo and Duksam in Anantnag district.
Srinagar, October 26: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P. Pani today visited Kokernag, Larnoo and Duksam in district Anantnag. During his visit the DGP reviewed security, law & order situation, interacted with Police and CRPF officers and Jawans, The DGP visited Police Station Kokernag, 19 RR Camp and 164Bn CRPF Camp. While interacting with Jawans and Officers, the DGP commended the collective efforts of the J & K Police and other security forces for maintaining peace in Jammu and Kashmir. He said that the commitment and spirit shown by the police and security forces on the ground towards the service of the people and country will foil the evil designs of the anti-national elements disrupting peace in the State. He said that the attempts of anti-social elements were foiled because of the professionalism displayed by the forces, and support of the people. While referring to the recent successful anti militancy operations, the DGP directed the officers to step up these operation n their respective jurisdictions. The DGP impressed upon the officers and Jawans to continue work with full professionalism and commitment to ensure peace, law & order. He emphasised upon maintaining full synergy between Police and all security forces deployed on the ground. The DGP visited Police Station Kokernag, where he inspected the functioning of the Police Station. He interacted with the officers and nafri. He appreciated their role in maintaining peace, law and order in the area. He emphasised upon them to work with dedication for the welfare of people is our prime motive. He inspected MHC, barracks of the police station. The DGP directed the senior officers of the jurisdiction to take care of all the necessary preparedness for the winter season needed to put in place for jawans. The DGP also directed the concerned officer to further improve the living conditions. The DGP also visited CRPF Camp 164Bn and 19RR Camp. CO Shri Brij Lal and Col. Tushar of the respective units briefed the DGP regarding the deployment and operations in their areas of responsibility.
Srinagar Police flags off Free Cricket Coaching Event under the banner of PARWAAZ.
October 26: Srinagar police in collaboration with Youth Services and Sports today flagged off group of cricketers for free cricket coaching event at KC Cricket Academy Jammu. In order to inculcate & promote sports spirit among the youth and build healthy Police-Public relations besides taking forward youth friendly policing initiative Srinagar police flagged off group of 27 aspiring cricketer's from Down Town of Srinagar City to attend one month free coaching at KC Cricket Academy Jammu. The event was flagged off from DPO complex, Shergarhi Srinagar by SSP Srinagar Dr.M.Haseeb Mughal-JKPS along with Director General Youth Services and Sports Dr. Saleem-ur-Rehman under the banner of PARWAAZ. On the occasion several other officers from Srinagar police were present. While interacting with youth SSP Srinagar advised them to avail the opportunity to improve their cricketing skills. In his address, SSP Srinagar appealed participants to exhibit a competitive sports spirit in accordance with the rules of the game. He expressed that sports enhance mental, physical capability of youth, inculcate discipline and team-spirit, adding that the sports activities also prevent the youth from indulging social crimes. Boarding and lodging as well as facilities for the free Cricket coaching at KC Cricket Academy Jammu will be provided by the joint efforts of District Police Srinagar and Youth Services and Sports.``` Locals of the area have appreciated the efforts of Srinagar Police. They expressed their desire that such programmes should be organized in future as well so that talent of the youth is encouraged.
DGP sanctions scholarship of Rs. 1.28 lakh for 27 meritorious Police wards.
SRINAGAR OCTOBER 25 :- With an aim to promote the merit and instill a spirit of competition among the wards of Police personnel, Director General of Police, Shri Dilbag Singh has granted meritorious scholarship of rupees 1.28 lakh in favour of 27 wards of serving Police personnel. The meritorious scholarship has been sanctioned in favour of these wards for their performance in the annual examination of class 10th during the academic session 2018-19. The scholarship has been granted out of the Central Police Welfare Fund vide PHQ order number 4070 of 2019. The Scholarship of Rupees six thousand each has been granted in favour of 10 wards for securing above ninety percent marks and Rupees four thousands each in favour of seventeen wards who have secured eighty percent and above marks in the examination. Scholarship of Rupees ninety six thousand four hundred has also been sanction for 13 wards of SPOs who laid down their lives in different violence, militancy related incidents in the State. Rupees twelve thousand has been granted for postgraduate classes and rupees ten thousand for under graduate classes likewise rupees six thousand has been granted for wards studying in middle classes and rupees twenty four hundred for primary classes for academic session 2019-20. Police Headquarters under its welfare scheme has introduced various scholarships to encourage the meritorious wards of serving and retired police personnel. Rewards and scholarships are granted to such wards to inculcate talent and spirit of competition among them. Besides financial assistance is provided to the wards of police martyrs annually to continue their education.
DGP chairs high level meeting at PCR Jammu, reviews law & order, security situation
JAMMU OCTOBER 23 : The Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh today chaired a high level meeting at Police Control Room Jammu in which he took stock of the security situation in Jammu region, preparedness for Block Development Council Elections, situation on the borders, security of airports, railway stations, vital installations and winter preparedness. The meeting was attended by Maj. Genl. Sharad Kapur GoC 26 Inf. Division, Shri Mukesh Singh IGP Jammu, Shri Danesh Rana IGP Armed Jammu, Shri N.S. Jamwal IGP BSF, Shri Subhash Chander IGP CRPF, Shri Manvendra DIG SSB, Smt. Nitu DIG CRPF, Shri V.K. Sharma DIG ITBP and the officers of Police, CRPF, BSF, SSB, ITBP, CISF, security, Intelligence Agencies, Railways and district police. The DGP while reviewing security arrangements for the Block Development Council Elections, sought the feedback from the Range DIsG and the District SsP who attended the meeting through Video Conferencing. He was informed that adequate security arrangements have been made. The DGP directed that security on the vital installations including airports, railway stations, Civil Secretariat be beefed up. The DGP also reviewed the Darbar-Move arrangements and directed that adequate security should be provided at different places. He said that 24x7 nakas should be established and activated, adding that adequate facilities should be provided to the nafri on the nakas. He said that the mobility of the districts have been upgraded, and directed that city grids must be established in all major towns and city contingency plans must be chalked out. He said that CCTV cameras must be put into use and supervision of the deployment and a check on the anti-social elements must be ensured through CCTV surveillance. The DGP said that although we have got successes across the State against the terrorists yet we should continue our actions against the terrorists. He said that all the suspicious elements should be kept on the radar. While referring to the infiltration the DGP said that all the stake holders must contribute to ensure that the border grid is further strengthened. In reference to the management of traffic the DGP said that the city grid must remain active throughout for better security and traffic management, enforcement. He said that traffic violators should be booked under the law. He said that highway grid also needs more attention. The manpower needs to be augmented and the weaknesses need to be identified so that our responses are sharpened. With regard to winter preparedness the DGP said that due care should be taken of the nafri and the supervisory officers should provide and arrange for requirement so that nafri does not face any hardship. The DGP directed the district officers particularly the district SsP to take serious action against the drug peddlers and dealers. He said that the lacunas in the investigations of NDPS cases should be removed and all the peddlers must be booked under Public Safety Act (PSA). He said that the public support is a must and more and more public cooperation should be ensured by doing more and more community based programmes. The officers in the meeting and through the Video Conferencing briefed the DGP regarding the functioning in respective jurisdiction and areas of responsibilities. Attachments area
DGP inaugurates Primary Wing police school Jammu
JAMMU, OCTOBER 24: The Primary Wing of Police Public School Miran Sahib Jammu was inaugurated by Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh who is also Chief Patron of Jammu Kashmir Police Wives Welfare Association (PWWA) / Police Public School Shri Dilbag Singh in presence of Chairperson of J&K PWWA / PPS, Dr. Rubinder Kaur. On this occasion senior PWWA members Mrs. Archana Choudhary, Mrs. Shabnam Mir, IGP Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh, IGP Armed Jammu Shri Danesh Rana (Administrative Officer PPS), SSP Jammu Shri Tajinder Singh, Commandant JKAP 8th Shri Shiv Kumar Sharma Nodal Officer PPS, Shri Manoj Kumar Pandit AIG (Welfare) PHQ, SP (Hqrs.) Jammu Shri Farooq Qaiser, PWWA members, Gazetted Officers and Principal PPS Mrs. Renuka Guleria were present. After the inauguration the DGP inspected the different class rooms, library and computer lab of the wing. He interacted with the students and their class teachers in respective classes. Later on DGP addressed teaching and non-teaching staff of the school, students and the management committee members of the PWWA/PPS. In his address the DGP said that he was happy to interact with the students and to find that the requirements of the new wing have been fulfilled. He said that the way the students have been taught showed that the standard of teaching has improved a lot; however, continued that much more needs to be done. He impressed upon honing the latent talents and skills of the students at early age. He said that we should make our students more confident and sharp. He said that besides the studies more emphasis must be put on knowing the cultural heritage of our country. The DGP impressed upon the teachers that the students must be sensitized about the menace of drugs and other social evils so that they do not follow wrong path. He impressed upon the teachers to imbibe the “Guru-Shisha” system of education for the overall growth of students. Emphasizing a balanced growth of students, he said that along the academics, outdoor activities must be given due time. The DGP also highlighted the need for career counseling, attention and advised the students to inculcate the spirit of honesty, sincerity, obedience and nationalism. He also impressed upon the teachers to get a regular feedback from the parents. Referring to the wards of martyrs, the DGP directed the school administration and teachers to take extra care of such students as their parents have given sacrifice for the nation which has put extra duty and responsibility on us. Referring to the Indian Nobel laureate Abhijeet Banerjee the DGP said that by proper coaching education and care the students of our schools can bring laurels, for the country. Earlier, in her welcome address Principal of the School Mrs. Renuka Guleria thanked the DGP and management of the school for the newly renovated primary wing of the school. She said that the school has one of the best infrastructures and presently 826 students are studying. She expressed her gratitude for providing best learning environment to the students.
Press Release Awantipora Encounter
October 23: Apropos our earlier press release regarding encounter at Rajpora area of Awantipora it is further informed that the killed terrorists have been identified as Hameed Lone @Hamid Lelhari resident of Lelhaar Kakapora, Naveed Ahmad Tak resident of Naina Batpora and Junaid Rashid Bhat resident of Nowdal Tral. All the killed terrorists as per police records were part of Zakir Musa groupand were wanted by law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to police records, they had a history of terror crime cases and were part of terror groups involved in planning & executing several terror attacks in the area. As per records available with police, Hamid Lone @Hamid Lelhari had a history of terror crime records since 2016 and was involved in many terror attacks on security establishments and other civilian atrocities in the area. Several terror crime cases were registered against him including case FIR No. 345/2016 of PS Pulwama pertaining to grenade attack on police post Kakapora, FIR No. 408/2016 of PS Pulwama pertaining to killing of Fayaz Ahmad at Kakapora and FIR No. 59/2017 of PS Pulwama pertaining to grenade attack on police post Kakapora. Similarly, Naveed Ahmad and Junaid Rashid were also part of terror groups responsible for terror attacks in the area. 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 explosives materials if any.
Ganderbal police organizes volleyball tournament
October 22: Ganderbal police under Civic Action Programme organized a volleyball tournament at Boys Higher Secondary School Lar. The tournament was inaugurated by SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal. While speaking on the occasion SSP Ganderbal addressed the participants and appealed them to exhibit a competitive sports spirit in accordance with the rules of the game. He expressed that sports is the most vibrant means of channelizing the energy of the youth in positive direction. The inaugural match of the tournament was played between Gutlibagh & Lar. Team from Gutlibagh registered 1st win of the tournament. The tournament was witnessed by the respectable citizens of the area and other police officers & officials.
Police Commemoration Day observed across Kashmir
October 21: National Police Day, popularly known as Police Commemoration Day was observed across Kashmir division, during which martyrs were remembered for their sacrifices made in the line of duty. In Srinagar, Police Commemoration Daywas observed at Armed Police Complex Zewan where contingents of different forces including Police, SDRF, CRPF and BSF participated in the parade. Hon’ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik was the chief guest, while DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh-IPS, IGP Kashmir Shri SP Pani-IPS, DIG Central Kashmir and other senior officers of police, CAPF and civil administration were also present. Sacrifices of the martyrs, who laid down their lives in the service of the nation, were remembered and floral wreaths were laid at the martyr’s memorial. Families of the martyrs were also present on the occasion. A blood donation camp was also held where jawans and officers donated their blood. In Anantnag, on the eve of Police Commemoration day, tributes were paid to the martyrs who made supreme sacrifices of their lives in the line of duty at DPL Anantnag. Contingents of different forces including District Police Anantnag, Armed police, CRPF and IRP etc participated in the martyrs day parade. DIG South Kashmir Range Shri Atul Kumar Goyal who was the chief guest on the occasion accompanied by SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan took the salute. District and sessions judge Anantnag Shri Pervaiz Hussain Kachroo, DIG CRPF Shri Dleep Singh Ambesh, DC Anantnag Shri Khalid Jahangèer and other officers were also present. Sacrifices of the martyrs, who laid down their lives in the service of the nation, were remembered and wreaths were laid at the martyr’s memorial. Families of the martyrs were also present on the occasion and also gifts were provided to the kins of the martyrs. On this occasion, a blood donation camp was also organized in which DIG CRPF Dleep Singh Ambesh, 2 IC 40 bn CRPF Shri Vassu Dev and officials of police donated their blood. In Pulwama, Police Commemoration Day was observed at DPL Pulwama in remembrance of police personnel who achieved martyrdom in the line of duty. A large number of Army, paramilitary forces and police officers attended the parade. Besides a blood donation camp was organized in which 62 points of blood was donated by Police & CRPF personnel. Families of Police martyrs and respectable citizens of the area also participated. At the conclusion, DC Pulwama & SP Pulwama interacted with the NOK’s of police martyrs and assured them all possible support and as a token of respect distributed gifts among the NOK’s of martyrs. In Awantipora, Kulgam and Shopian the Commemoration Day was also observed where senior officers of police, security forces, civil administration and people from different walks of life participated and remembered the sacrifices of martyrs. In Ganderbal, SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad, ADC Ganderbal Shri Showkat Ahmad, Additional SP Ganderbal Fayaz Hussain and other police officers and officials of the district paid floral tributes to police martyrs during Police Commemoration Day. A blood donation camp was also held where jawans and officers donated their blood. Later SSP Ganderbal distributed gifts among NOK’S of Police Martyrs. While interacting with the families of police martyrs, they raised some issues pertaining to police. SSP Ganderbal listened patiently the grievances and assured them that their genuine issues will be followed for proper redressal. In Budgam, Police Commemoration day was observed at DPL Budgam where floral wreaths were paid to the police martyrs. Senior police officers of Police and CAPF were present on the occasion. In Handwara and Bandipora, Police Commemoration day was observed at their respective District Police Lines. Senior Police officers of these district led their officers and jawans in laying floral wreaths to the martyrs. In Sopore, Senior officers of Police, CRPF and Army and prominent citizens attended the Commemoration Day function at DPL Sopore. Floral tributes were paid to all police martyrs of Police department. In Baramulla, Commemoration Day was held at DPL Baramulla where DIG North Kashmir Shri Suleman Choudhary and SSP Baramulla Shri Ab. Qayoom led the district police/ CAPF officers & officials in laying the floral wreaths to the police martyrs. In Kupwara, Commemoration Day was also held at DPL Kupwara where police heads led the officers of police, army and security forces paid floral tribute to the martyrs. In Kargil, National Police Day was observed by Kargil police at District Police Lines Kargil. Senior police officers including Additional SSP Kargil Executive Councillor LAHDC, Deputy Commissioner Kargil and other officers of Police, Army, prominent citizens, retired police personnel, staff and students of Police Public School Kargil paid tributes to the martyrs. Mother of martyr Constable Zulfikar Ali was also present and a gift was presented to her as a token of honour by District Po
DGP visits Anantnag; Compliments Police, Security Forces for successful operation
SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 16:Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Anantnag to commend the Police personnel and security forces for clean & successful anti terrorist operation at Pazalpora, Bhijbhera today. He also reviewed the security scenario and Law & Order situation in the district. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S. P. Pani. The DGP while interacting with the Police personnel and other security forces personnel who were part of the anti terrorist operation, congratulated them for the successful operation in which three terrorists of L-e-T outfit were killed. He said we need to continue our fight against the terrorism with the same dedication and should not allow any element to disturb peaceful atmosphere. He said that the coordination and input sharing among different agencies is yielding good dividends which should continue for more successes on the front. He stressed for continuous vigil on the activities of the elements trying to foment trouble and said that such elements should be dealt firmly. Shri Dilbag Singh said that J&K Police is committed to provide a secure and peaceful atmosphere to the people and the force has adopted all required methods to equip its personnel and handle any hostile situation. He said that men and machinery has been geared up to provide every assistance to the people. The DGP also held a brief darbar and interaction with Police and security forces and announced Bada-Khana for them. He emphasised upon maintaining full synergy between Police and all security forces deployed on ground. DIG Anantnag Shri Atul Goel and SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan briefed the DGP about the security and Law & Order scenario of the district and the steps being taken for effective management of Law & Order and CI operations.
Update on Encounter
October 16: Apropos our earlier press release regarding encounter at Pazalpora area of Bejbehara, it is further informed that the killed terrorists have been identified as Nasir Gulzar resident of Kharpora Arwani Anantnag, Aqib Ahmad Hajam resident of Redwani Payeen Kulgam and Zahid Hussain Lone resident of Takiya Masood Shah Bijbehara. All the killed terrorists as per police records were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT and were wanted by law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to the police records, all of them had a history of terror crime cases and were part of groups involved in planning & executing terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. As per the records available with police, Nasir Gulzar was involved in case FIR No. 84/2018 of PS Achabal Anantnag pertaining to terror attack at police guard Khulchora Ranipora Achabal on 07 September 2018. Aaqib Ahmad Hajam was also involved in planning and executing series of terror attacks on security establishments and many other civilian atrocities in the area. He was involved in case FIR NO. 23/2017, 16/2019, 28/2019 and 31/2019. Similarly Zahid Hussain Lone was part of terror groups responsible for terror attacks in the area. 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 explosives materials if any.
Cordon & search operation launched in Pazalpora area of Bijbehara in District Anantnag
October 16: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched in Pazalpora area of Bijbehara in District Anantnag. During the search operation, the hiding terrorist fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 03 terrorists were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. The identity and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. Search in the area is in progress. Police has registered a case in this regard. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Shopian Police launches drive against bung cultivation
October 15: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs, Shopian police along with Excise and Revenue Department destroyed bung cultivation in Melhura and Wandina area of Shopian. The team under the supervision of SDPO Zainapora and SHO Zainapora along with Excise and Revenue Department destroyed bung cultivation spread on vast tracts of land at Melhura and Wandina area of Zainapora Shopian. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Shopian police and have urged them 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.
A low intensity explosion at Wathoora-Dooniwara road near Sheikhpora.
October 13: Terrorists today carried out a low intensity explosion at Wathoora-Dooniwara road near Sheikhpora in District Budgam. The low intensity explosion was carried out by the terrorists in an abandoned vehicle. No loss of life or injury was reported in this incident. Officers from the local Police Station attended the terror crime spot. Area has been cordoned and search in the area is in progress. Police has registered a case in this regard and officers continue to work to establish the circumstances of this terror crime.
IGP Kashmir visits Bandipora & Baramulla.
October 12: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Shri S.P Pani-IPS today visited North Kashmir’s Bandipora and Baramulla districts. On his visit to these districts, IGP Kashmir was accompanied by DIG NKR Shri Mohd Suleman Chaudhary-IPS. At Bandipora, IGP Kashmir held an interactive meeting with civil society members at DPL Bandipora. During the interactive meeting, various issues were raised by the civil society members. IGP Kashmir patiently heard the civil society members and other community members and redressed most of the issues during the interactive meeting. IGP Kashmir assured them of every possible assistance in ensuring general welfare of our society. IGP Kashmir thanked the community members and general public of District Bandipora for their cooperation in maintaining peace and stability in the district. Later, the IGP Kashmir visited Police Station Bandipora where he held an interaction with the officials and jawans posted at the Police Station. IGP Kashmir complimented the officers for their dedication and commitment towards public services. He urged upon them to continue their services selflessly for facilitating better police public cooperation. Besides, emphasized on the officials to adopt people friendly practices while discharging their duties. At Baramulla, IGP Kashmir chaired a meeting of field officers. IGP Kashmir appreciated the efforts of Police and CAPF officials for maintaining peace in the area. He directed the officials to strengthen L&O grid and to take all precautions necessary for preventing any untoward incident. IGP Kashmir urged the officials to make efforts for improving the living conditions of jawans in police establishments and assured to equip such establishments with all basic facilities for the convenience of jawans.
Kulgam Police arrests 02 drug peddlers, contraband substances seized
October 08:Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Kulgam. Two drug peddlers were arrested at a checkpoint and contraband substances was recovered from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Upper Bazar Qazigund, intercepted a vehicle bearing registration No. DL9CP-0808 & arrested two drug peddlers identified as Raju Singh son of Shinder Paul Singh resident of Shahzad Jodaw Ludhiana Punjab and Ram Lakhan son of Malie Prasad resident of Mansoraw Ludhiana Punjab. Officers at the checkpoint recovered 4 Kgs poppy straw from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Qazigund where they remain in custody. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter. Case FIR No. 260/2019 under relevant sections has been registered in Police Station Qazigund & investigation 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.
Bandipora Police arrests drug peddler
October 07:Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Bandipora has arrested one drug peddler and seized contraband substance from his possession. Based on specific information, a Police party from PP Nowgam along with the Executive Magistrate raided the house of one individual namely Bilal Ahmed Malla at Khawajabad Mohalla Check Ganastan and recovered 65 KGs of Cannabis. The drug peddler identified as Firdous Ahmed Mallah resident of Khawajabad Mohalla Check Ganastan was arrested on the spot, besides contraband substance was seized and sealed in presence of Executive Magistrate. In this regard, a case FIR No 164/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered 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. 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 in Baramulla today arrested an active terrorist operating in the area
On a credible input Baramulla police arrested one active terrorist identified as Mohsin Manzoor Salhea resident of Arampora Azadgunj, Old Town Baramulla. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered from his possession. All these incriminating materials have been seized by police to probe his complicity in terror crimes. According to the police records he was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM and was part of groups involved in planning and executing terror attacks in the area. Terror crime cases were also registered against him including case FIR No. 147/19 of P/S Baramulla & 163/19 of P/S Baramulla. The active terrorist remains in police custody and further investigation in the matter is in progress.
DGP visits Police Station Soura and Zadibal
Srinagar, October 05: The Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today afternoon visited the Police Stations of Soura and Zadibal in the Srinagar district. He was accompanied by IGP Shri S P Pani, DIG CKR Shri V K Birdhi, SSP Srinagar Dr Haseeb Mughal and SP Hazratbal Shri Sudhanshu Verma. During his visit to these twin Police Station the DGP interacted with the jurisdictional Police officers and Jawans. He was briefed by the concerned SHOs about the current situation of their respective areas. The DGP was also briefed about the crime status and number of FIRs lodged in these Police stations. He also interacted with officers and jawans of CAPFs. While interacting with the DGP complimented the Police & CAPF personnel for handling the law & order situation and stressed upon them to continue work with the same zeal and coordination. He emphasized that the police personnel must deal strictly with elements involved in the radicalization of youth and pushing them towards terrorism. He directed the police officers to identify and book the persons involved in these activities. The DGP directed the Police personnel to improve their proficiency and gain more and more public confidence. The DGP said that with the active cooperation of the people, the force has succeeded in bringing peace and it is our endeavour to keep the peace maintained at all levels. On this occasion some Police personnel highlighted some grievances and demands into the notice of DGP. The DGP J&K heard the police personnel patiently and assured them that their genuine problems would be looked into on priority.
Awantipora police arrests two fraudsters impersonating as police personnel, fake stamps & I-cards recovered
October 05: Police in Awantipora have arrested two fraudsters impersonating as police personnel near Kaigam Crossing on NHW. Officers at the checking point established near Kaigam Crossing intercepted a vehicle bearing registration No. JK01AF-7103. While checking the documents of the vehicle, they reflected registration No. as JK13D-1271 which didn’t match with the vehicle. The persons on board the vehicle were asked to provide ID cards which also turned to be fake identifying them as Sub Inspector Irshad Ahmad Shah and Constable Abass Ali. During search, officers recovered two fake stamps of Sr. Superintendent of Police, Srinagar & SHO PS Awantipora. Furthermore, 100 fake gold coins, two small idols and one toy pistol were also recovered from the vehicle. Both the persons were arrested on the spot and the vehicle was also seized. Materials recovered from their possession have also been seized. Both the arrested persons have been identified as Irshad Ahmad Shah son of Mohammad Afzal Shah resident of Gadikhal Awantipora and Abass Ali Wani son of Ali Mohammad resident of Aawanpora Awantipora. Case FIR No. 123/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Awantipora and investigation is going on.
Sufi musical evening organised by District Police Leh Ladakh under Civic Action Programme
October 04: The live musical evening of Nooran sisters, the Sufi singer duo of international fame enthralled the audience by their mesmerizing performance amid the cold chill here at NDS Stadium Leh .Thousands of people, unbothered by the cold, enjoyed the Sufi musical evening organised by District Police Leh Ladakh under Civic Action Programme of J&K Police at NDS Stadium on the eve of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. With the theme of "Connected by Music" the event was first of its kind in whole Ladakh with the live performance of Nooran sisters, hosted by the most sought after RJ of Radio Mirchi 98.3 fm Jammu, RJ Shwetima and special performances by the most popular artists of Leh District on the tunes played by District Police Band on a same stage. The event started by paying rich tributes to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi by lighting of the traditional lamp followed by the performances of the local stars including dance items by the students and local artists. Sh. Dilbag Singh-IPS DGP J&K while interacting with the main artists welcomed them and also thanked them for arriving in Leh and presenting such a show. He also thanked and congratulated RJ Shwetima and the other local artists for their exhilarating performances on stage which kept the audience in their best spirits. Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC Leh Sh. Gyal Wangyal, Dy.CEC Sh. Tsering Sangdup, GOC 14 Core Lt. General Y K Joshi ,IG Kashmir Sh. SP Pani-IPS, IG ITBP Dipam Seth-IPS, Divisional Commissioner Ladakh Sh. Saugat Biswas-IAS besides high ranking officers of Army, Para Military, District Officers, representatives of the prominent religious, social, commercial and political organizations were also present on the occasion. Later, mementoes along with traditional khataqs were presented to Jyoti Nooran and Sultana Nooran by DGP Sh. Dlibag Singh-IPS in presence of IG Kashmir Sh. SP Pani-IPS and SSP Leh Miss Sargun Shukla IPS. Others who were facilitated were Mr. Fayaz Wani, AGM SBI, the Corporate Partner ,RJ Shwetima and Producer Iqbal Singh of Radio Mirchi 98.3 fm Jammu, the Happiness Partner and all those organisations and individuals who supported District Police Leh in this endeavor.
Shopian police distributes sports kits among youths
October 03: Shopian Police under aegis of CAP (Civic Action Programme) distributed sports kits among youths. In order to inculcate & promote sports spirit among the youth and build healthy Police-Public relations besides taking forward youth friendly policing initiative particularly in rural areas, sports kits among youths were distributed at DPL Shopian. On the occasion Shri Sandeep Chaudhary-IPS, SSP Shopian was the chief guest. Among other officers, senior citizens and sports lovers of the area were also present. In his address, SSP Shopian appealed participants to exhibit a competitive sports spirit in accordance with the rules of the game. He expressed that sports enhance mental, physical capability of youth, inculcate discipline and team-spirit, adding that the sports activities also prevent the youth from indulging social crimes. Further, he said that, sports is the best way to channelize energy of youth in positive manner and sports activities play a significant role in development of nation. Sports kits were distributed among youth of the district. Locals of the area have appreciated the efforts of Shopian Police. They expressed their desire that such programmes should be organized in future as well so that talent of the youth is encouraged.
Kulgam Police arrested 02 drug peddlers, seized contraband substances
October 03: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Kulgam. Two drug peddlers were arrested at a checkpoint and contraband substances was recovered from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Zig NHW, intercepted a vehicle bearing registration no. JK02CD-4895 & arrested two drug peddlers identified as Raman Kumar resident of Nai Basti Satwari Jammu and Ankur Bisit resident of Gandhinagar Jammu. Officers at the checkpoint recovered 1.5Kgs Charas from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Qazigund where they remain in custody. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter. Case FIR No. 256/2019 under relevant sections has been registered in Police Station Qazigund & investigation 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.
DGP visits Kargil and Zanaskar
SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 02: Director General Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Kargil and Zanaskar where he chaired meeting of Police and ITBP officers, took stock of law and order of the district and also reviewed security of the Civil Airport Kargil. He also interacted with public at Zanaskar and visited Police Station Zanaskar. The DGP Shri Dilbag Singh who was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P. Pani, AIG (Building) PHQ Shri Rayees Mohammad Bhat first visited Kargil. He was received at the Kargil Airport by SSP Kargil Shri Vinod Kumar and other officers of the District. The DGP reviewed the security of the Civil Airport and issued instructions with regard to beefing up of the security. He directed for plugging of the gaps if any. During his address the DGP directed the Police officers for prompt and responsible delivery of services to the needed. He complimented the officers of Police and CAPF for maintaining law and order in the district. He thanked the people of the district for their assistance and help for maintenance of law and order. The DGP said that Police must be tough with the persons who break the law but must be helpful and friendly to people who abide by laws of the land. He impressed upon the police to enhance their reputation which helps in solution of various problems during policing. The DGP directed for providing all necessary and possible help to the public. He impressed upon the officers to continue their efforts for enhanced coordination and synergy at different levels. Later on, the DGP visited Zanaskar where he interacted with public and also inspected the Police Station. The DGP was given a rousing welcome by the Counsellors and people of the area. During the meeting DGP said that peoples cooperation in maintenance of law and order and security is of prime importance. The people of Zanaskar put forth various demands. The DGP assured that the grievances concerning the J&K Police would be solved immediately and those grievances such as road connectivity, internet etc., which pertain to other government departments would be referred to concerned for early redressal. The DGP also inspected the Police Station Zanaskar and enquired about the work, functioning, challenges and problems of the police personnel over there. The DGP was briefed by the concerned officers who also sought some assistance for creative facilities.
Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
As a part of ongoing “Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”, IRP 20th Bn launched a special cleaning drive at Batallion Headquarters, Armed Complex Parihaspora Pattan & its surrounding areas today on 02.10.2019 in which officers/men of the unit participated. The aim of the cleaning drive was also to bring awareness among the officers/men & the general public with such campaigns & their importance in saving the environment being their moral duty. During campaign the officers/officials were advised to take part in all such social activities apart from their routine duties being the part of the society to make their campus & its surroundings clean & pollution free for their good health, hygiene & better tomorrow. They were stressed upon to start such drives from their homes, establishments etc. & and make it a routine so as to contribute something to have pollution free environment, nation & planet as a whole. A number of dustbins have been installed in & around the campus for the use of the general masses, officers and men of Armed Police Complex Parihaspora. During cleaning drive, the officers/men were also apprised with the side effects of plastic & advised to give up the use of plastic made items from today being hazardous which is also responsible for polluting the environment on other side. They were advised that the need of the hour is to conduct anti-plastic campaigns among the general masses to get rid from this menace to have a healthy & better environment & prosperous state/nation.
DGP grants scholarship over three lakh for wards of Police martyrs
SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 01: Continuing its endeavor to provide financial assistance to the wards of martyr policemen, Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today sanctioned over Rupees three lakh vide Police Headquarters’ order number 3689. Under this order Rupees one lakh seventy two thousand has been sanctioned in favour of sixteen martyr police wards, pursuing different degree courses. Similarly Rupees one lakh forty five thousand has been sanctioned in favour of twenty five martyr police wards, pursuing education in different classes upto 12th. The amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police Education Fund to provide financial assistance to these martyr police wards during their education. As head office of Police Pariwar, Police Headquarters under different heads is annually sanctioning various scholarships for police wards, so as to help them and also to boost their morale during their education.
Ganderbal Update
October 01: Apropos our earlier press note regarding encounter at Trumkhal, area of District Ganderbal, it is further informed that one more terrorist has been killed during the search operations in the area. So far two terrorists have been killed in the ongoing operation. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. From the incriminating materials recovered, it is understood that the killed terrorists were from Pakistan. Identities and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. All the incriminating materials recovered have been taken in the case records for the purpose of investigation. Search in the area is going on. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
DGP sanctions retirement gift for 66 police personnel
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 30: As a welfare gesture, Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh has sanctioned retirement gift of Rupees 49.50 lakh in favour of 66 officials of J&K Police on their retirement from the service. The gift has been sanctioned in favour of 37 Gazetted, Non-Gazetted officers and 29 lower subordinates of the force. As a part of this gesture, DGP J&K vide PHQ order No. 3654 of 2019 sanctioned the amount in favour of 66 personnel. Out of these personnel, five personnel have retired voluntarily and sixty-one personnel including two Gazetted officers retired from service this month. Police Headquarter is sanctioning retirement gift for the police personnel at the time of their retirement at a uniform rate of rupees seventy five thousand. The gift is sanctioned for each retiring personnel to honour and appreciate their services in the department.
Anantnag Police arrests drug peddler, psychotropic substances recovered
September 30: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Anantnag arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized psychotropic substances from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Ara Khaishpora Damhal intercepted a drug peddler identified as Abdul Majid Mir son of Abdul Azim Mir resident of Hakura. Officers at the checkpoint have recovered 80 bottles of codeine phosphate from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Achabal where he remains in custody. In this regard, Case FIR No. 53/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Achabal and investigation 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.
One terrorist killed in Ganderbal.
September 29: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched in the upper reaches of Trumkhal, area of District Ganderbal. During the search operation, the hiding terrorist fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, one 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.
Anantnag Police arrests two drug peddlers, psychotropic substances recovered
September 29: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Anantnag arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint and seized psychotropic substances from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Arwani Bridge intercepted a Safari vehicle bearing registration No. DL3CBB-4104 and arrested two drug peddlers travelling in the vehicle. The duo identified as Mohammad Shafi Ganie son of Ali Mohammad Ganie resident of Hassanpora Taweela and Mukhtar Ahmad Ganie son of Bashir Ahmad Ganie resident of Hassanpora Bagh. Officers at the checkpoint have recovered 497 bottles of codeine phosphate and 375 tablets of Alprasave from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Bijbehara where they remain in custody and vehicle has also been seized. In this regard, Case FIR No. 124/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bijbehara and investigation 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-Public meeting held in Shopian
September 28: Shopian police today facilitated a public interaction meeting with the community members at District Police Office Shopian. The meeting was chaired by SSP Shopian Shri Sandeep Choudhary-IPS. Community members from Memander, Wachi, Hushangpora, Shirmal and Shopian Town participated in the meeting. Several hundred persons met with SSP to seek redressal of their issues. The participants during the meeting discussed some issues pertaining to the area. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine grievances will be redressed in shortest possible time. Apple harvesters and fruit growers also met SSP Shopian and raised their concerns. SSP Shopian assured them of all possible assistance and cooperation. The chairing officer while interacting with participants sought their cooperation in eradication of social evils & drug menace from the area. The participants thanked Shopian police for facilitating interactive meeting in the area and wished that such meetings shall continue in future as well.
DGP Grants Promotion to 50 Police Personnel
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 27: In order to boost the morale of the Police personnel and continuing with Police Headquarters (PHQ) endeavours of fast tracking the promotions Director General of Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh has granted In-situ Promotion to 41 NGOs and promotion to 09 NGOs of J&K Police. The Departmental Promotion Committee constituted under the Chairmanship of the Director General of Police met on 23.09.2019 and cleared the Promotions to 50 Personnel which includes grade promotion to 41 NGOs (33 Inspectors and 08 SIs) and promotion to 08 NGOs from ASI to SI and 01 NGO from SI to Inspector. Already 1630 police personnel upto the rank of NGOs have been promoted by Police Headquarters and Armed Headquarters in August this year. In his congratulatory message DGP J&K has greeted all the promoted personnel and impressed upon them to work with dedication & devotion for the betterment and service of society in general and Police Department in particular. The process of promoting about 1700 personnel including NGOs have been started and are likely to be promoted shortly.
Awantipora Police launches special drive against poppy cultivation
September 26: Awantipora police continued its drive against contraband cultivation & destroyed poppy cultivation in the areas Reshipora. The police team from Police Station Awantipora with assistance of locals destroyed poppy cultivation spread over about 12 Kanals of land in the villages Kawani, Bhandina area of Reshipora. General public of the area lauded the efforts of police for its action against contraband cultivation in the area. 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.
Piping ceremony held at District Police Office Ganderbal
September 26: A piping ceremony was held for a group of officers who were recently elevated to the higher ranks in Police Department. 09 Head Constables of Ganderbal Police were promoted as Assistant Sub Inspectors following an order by the Police department. Senior police officers including SSP Ganderbal, DySP Hqrs, DySP DAR and other officers today attended a piping ceremony held at District Police Office Ganderbal. SSP Ganderbal pinned the ranks on the newly promoted officers and congratulated them. He impressed upon them to work with same zeal and dedication in future as well.
DGP grants scholarship about Rs. 8 lakhs
Srinagar, September 26: Continuing its endeavor to promote merit among the wards of Police personnel and also recognizing their academic achievements, Director General of Police, Shri Dilbag Singh today sanctioned scholarship of about eight lakh Rupees under two different orders of Police Headquarters. The scholarship has been sanctioned in favour of 159 police wards out of Central Police Welfare found. Rupees Seven lakh thirty six thousands have been granted in favour of those police wards who have secured 80% and above marks in the Annual Examination of class 10th vide PHQ order No. 3579. As per this order, Rupees six thousand each has been sanctioned for 58 police wards and Rupees four thousand each in favour of 97 police wards for securing above 90% and above 80% respectively. Meanwhile, PHQ under its order No. 3580 of 2019 has sanctioned Rupees forty one thousand in favour of four wards of police personnel for qualifying different professional degree courses with above eighty percent marks. Under this order Rupees twelve thousands each has been sanctioned in favour Tarvinder Pal Singh and Kritika Sharma for qualifying M.P ED and MSc Degree courses. Similarly, Rupees eight thousand and five hundred each has been sanctioned in favour Sonia Sharma and Sumita Meenia for qualifying BSc degree courses. As head office of police Pariwar, Police headquarters under different heads is annually sanctioning meritorious scholarship for police wards, qualifying different examinations with above eighty percent marks so as to promote and inculcate the spirit of competitiveness among them.
02 Women Battalions in Jammu and Kashmir Police
It is to inform the general public that applications are invited for recruitment of Constables in 02 Women Battalions in Jammu and Kashmir Police. The application forms through off-line mode will be received at District Police Headquarter, Ganderbal, and shall be made available to all w.e.f 23-09-2019 to 22-10-2019 on a payment of Rs.300/= on every working day and last date for receiving application forms will be 22-10-2019.
Srinagar Police launches drive against bung cultivation
September 25: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Srinagar police along with Srinagar Municipal Corporation destroyed bung cultivation in Nund Reshi Colony Bemina, Srinagar. The team under the supervision of SHO Batmaloo along with Srinagar Municipal Corporation destroyed bung cultivation spread on vast tracts of land along flood channel embankment of Nund Reshi Colony Bemina. Earlier people of the area had approached SHO Batmaloo who sought the assistance from SMC Srinagar in order to get rid of the menace. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Srinagar police and have urged them 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.
DGP reviews police functioning in Kulgam
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 24: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Kulgam and reviewed the security scenario and police functioning of the district. He along with IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani also interacted with Police, CRPF officers and personnel during his visit. DGP said that continuous initiatives are taken to bring all round improvement in the functioning of State Police. During the review meeting he sought suggestions for further improvements in the police functioning. While underscoring the need for bringing more improvements in the functioning of Jammu and Kashmir Police he said that since Jammu and Kashmir Police has been recognised as one of the bet forces in the country, all the ranks of the force have to continue to work together for the betterment of Nation to get more applause from the people. Shri Dilbag Singh said that J&K Police is well trained and equipped to face any hostile situation and the force is committed to give any sacrifice for the security and safety of the people. He reiterated that the elements inimical to peace would be dealt firmly. He appreciated the officers for their efforts and stressed upon them to remain extra vigilant and maintain strict supervision to foil any attempt by the trouble mongers. DGP emphasized to gear up the man power and conduct naka checking in coordination with other forces to instill sense of security among the people. Input sharing with other district and agencies would help to curb the activities of anti national elements. Stressing for strengthening police working at grass root level, the DGP said that the police stations have to enhance the pace of work and curb the activities of criminals. During the review meeting DIG SKR Shri Atul Kumar Goel and SSP Shri Gurinderpal Singh briefed the DGP about the various measures taken against the terrorists and anti-national elements in the district as also against the social crimes.
DGP chairs meeting of South Kashmir District Police Officers at Phalgam, reviews security scenario
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 23: Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P. Pani today held a security review meeting at Phalgam. DIG South Kashmir Shri Atul Goel, District Police Chiefs of South Kashmir districts attended the meeting. DGP also inspected Police Station Phalgam where he interacted with the police personnel. At the outset of the meeting DGP sought reports from District SsP regarding security, law and other situation in their respective jurisdictions. He was apprised about the overall situation and the measures taken for maintaining law and order and ensuring security of the people in the Range. DGP J&K directed the officers to work with enhanced synergy and coordinated efforts to uproot the terrorism, terrorist network in the Range. He said that the Inter District modules of the terrorists involved in atrocities on people should be identified and strict action taken against them. He emphasized upon the officers to strengthen their intelligence grid and ensure input sharing for sharp action by the forces. He emphasized for regular interactions/briefing of the subordinates at different levels. The DGP stressed upon the officers to garner public support further for better policing. He said that peoples cooperation is must to get desired results from the measures put in place for maintaining law and order. He said that police is the first responder to any public problem and the force has always remained on forefront for the assistance of people to ease their hardships. Shri Dilbag Singh while interacting with the Police officers complimented their efforts for maintaining peace and order in the South Kashmir Districts. He said that all required steps should be taken to thwart the ill designs of the anti-national elements and their mentors. He said that welfare of police jawans is being focused on priority and the jurisdictional officers have a great role for the welfare of their subordinates. DGP directed that in view of the ensuing winter proper measures should be taken for the welfare of the deployed personnel. He also directed that all preparations in connection with the National Police Day 2019 must be started. The nodal officers must interact with the martyrs families. The security review meeting was attended among others by SSP Shopian Shri Sandeep Choudhary, SSP Pulwama Shri Chandan Kohli, SSP Kulgam Shri Gurinderpal Singh, SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan, SSP Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem Khan and other jurisdictional Gazetted police officers.
Anantnag Police busts extortion racket, arrests 04 youth masquerading as terrorists
September 23: Anantnag Police arrested 04 individuals who were masquerading as terrorists and extorting money from drivers in and around Bijbehara National Highway. On a credible input, Anantnag police arrested 04 individuals identified as Aijaz Ahmad Mantoo son of Mohammed Ayoub, Javaid Ahmad Mantoo son of Aijaz Ahmad Mantoo, Janbaz Ahmad Dass son of Mohammed Sabir Dass and Ummer Ahmad Dass son of Bashir Ahmad, all residents of Waghama Bijbehara. The initial investigations revealed that they were using a toy pistol to threaten the innocent commuters and extorting money from drivers in and around Bijbehara National Highway.
Miscreants involved in intimidation and threatening of locals arrested
September 21: Police in Laddo village of Khrew Awantipora arrested 03 persons who were responsible for threatening and intimidation of locals via publishing of posters. On a credible input, a police party near Androosa crossing intercepted a vehicle Datsun Go car bearing registration no. JK01AB-4180 in which few individuals who were responsible for intimidation and threatening of locals were moving around in the area. Police party intercepted the vehicle borne persons who were identified as Showkat Ahmad Mir of Kadlabal Pampore, Inayatullah Khan and Shabir Ahmad Reshi both residents of Nagbal Laddo. They have been taken into custody. The initial investigations revealed that they were involved in publication of threatening posters at Laddo Chowk issued by proscribed terror outfit JeM. Police has registered a case in the matter under relevant sections of law and incriminating material including posters have been seized by the police. Further investigation in the matter is in progress.
Awantipora Police launches special drive against poppy cultivation
September 20: Awantipora police continued its drive against contraband cultivation & destroyed poppy cultivation in the areas from Dogripora to Reshipora. The police team led by Incharge PP Reshipora destroyed poppy cultivation spread over about 30 Kanals of land in the villages adjoining Dogripora to Reshipora along the banks of River Jehlum. General public of the area lauded the efforts of police for its action against contraband cultivation in the area. 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.
Kulgam Police arrested 03 drug peddlers, seized contraband substances
Sep 19: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Kulgam. Three drug peddlers were arrested at a checkpoint and contraband substances was recovered from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Qazigund Kulgam, intercepted a vehicle bearing registration no. DL1CM-0830 & arrested two drug peddlers identified as Harpeet Singh son of Pargat Singh resident of Berchha Bhayarpur and Prabdeyal son of Prem Lal resident of Ward no. 02 village Dusuyal Hoshyarpor Punjab. Officers at the checkpoint recovered 10 kg of Poppy Straw from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Qazigund where they remain in custody. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter. Moreover, one more drug peddler was arrested at a checkpoint established at Command Post Jawahar Tunnel. He was identified as Satwan Singh son of Kalveer Singh resident of Laitra Jalander Punjab. 12 kg of Poppy Straw have been recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Qazigund where he remain in custody. Case FIR No. 243/2019 and 244/2019 under relevant sections have been registered in Police Station Qazigund & investigations 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.
Anantnag Police arrested 01 drug peddler, seized contraband substances
Sep 19: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Anantnag and has arrested one drug peddler at a checkpoint. Contraband substances has been recovered from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Chaki Brinty in the J/D of P/S Achabal intercepted and arrested one drug peddler identified as Kaisar Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Rashid resident of Hardoo Chian Dailgam and recovered 30 ltrs of liquor and 85 Codeine Phosphate from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Achabal where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 52/2019 under relevant sections has been registered in Police Station Achabal & investigation 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.
Kupwara police arrests 02 burglars, stolen property recovered
September 16: Police in Kupwara busted a gang of burglars after it arrested two burglars and recovered stolen property. Police Station Sogam received a complaint that burglaries took place in the houses of Ghulam Rasool Khan son of Bukhtar Khan resident of Dapul Machil A/P Patushie and Mst Shahmali Begam wife of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar Resident of Machil A/P Surigam wherein burglars have looted some house hold goods. On receipt of these information's, case FIR No. 52/2019 and FIR No. 53/2019 under relevant sections of law were registered respectively and investigations were initiated. While investigating the case, Police received a credible input that some individuals in village Kanthpora have put some household goods on a sale at cheaper prices. DySP Lolab reached the spot and took the two suspects namely Irshad Ahmad Bhat s/o Abdul Gani Bhat and Sajad Ahmad Sheikh s/o Mohamad Jamal Sheikh both residents of Kantpora in custody who were selling these household items. When the officers spoke to them, they learnt about their involvement in many burglary cases. On their disclosure stolen property worth lacs of rupees including copper utensils (20 Kgs), invertor, LCD Television and Brief case along with clothes were recovered. The investigation of the case is in progress. More arrests and recoveries are expected. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical and anti-social elements.
Police solves murder case in Kupwara
Sep 12:*Police in Kupwara solved a murder case after carrying out a thorough and professional investigation in the matter. On 03-09-2019, PP Klarooch received an information that one person namely Shabir Ahmad Khatana age 25 years of Ladah Klarooch is missing since 30/08/2019. Accordingly missing report was registered and search of the said missing person was started. On 05/09/2019, dead body of said missing person was recovered from a corn field at Ladah Klarooch. Accordingly inquest proceedings under section 174 CrPC were initiated into the matter. During the course of proceedings, the officers investigating the case learnt that deceased had married a lady (name with held) five months ago against the will of her parents. Subsequently, officers while investigating the case spoke to several individuals and one suspect namely Syed Aalim Khatana alias Toota son of Sharief Din Khatana resident of Ladah Klarooch brother in law of deceased was taken into custody. As the investigation progressed, the officers learnt that the said individual was involved in the murder of Shabir. Further he expressed that his sister (wife of deceased) is staying with her in laws owing to marital dispute with her husband. As a result he harboured a grudge against Shabir and on the intervening night of 31st Aug-01 Sep 2019 he entered into a heated argument with his brother in law (Shabir) which led to a scuffle and resulted in the murder of Shabir. He had concealed his body inside a Dhoke and later dumped it nearby corn fields belonging to the brother of deceased so as to divert the attention of Police. A case FIR No. 203/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kupwara and further investigation in the matter is going on.
ADGP Armed Shri S.J.M Gillani-IPS visits Battalion Headquarters of IRP-20th at APC Parihaspora
Sep 12:* Sh. S.J.M Gillani-IPS, ADGP Armed J&K visited the Battalion Headquarters of IRP-20th Bn. stationed at APC Parihaspora. ADGP Armed was received with a Guard of honour and inaugurated the Modular Kitchen, CO’s office and Recreation hall. Worthy ADGP also inspected 03 bedded MI room constructed by IRP-20th Bn. IGP Armed Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS & Sh. Shabir Nawab, SSP APCR Kmr. accompanied ADGP Armed during his visit to APC Parihaspora. Shri Mohammad Zaid SSP, CO-IRP 9th Bn and Sh. Ghulam Jeelani-SSP, CO-IRP 3rd Bn were also present on the occasion. Sh. Baqar Samoon-SSP CO-IRP-20th Bn. made a welcome address in which the achievements like infrastructure up-gradation, security review, future plans envisaged for the unit and other requirements were highlighted and discussed. Worthy ADGP Armed also held interaction with the officials of the unit in which various problems and issues both personal as well as departmental were raised by the constabulary and mainly pertained to the welfare issues. Interactive session was hosted with an idea to provide immediate relief to the problems and their on spot redressal by worthy ADGP. A galaxy of officers also participated in the interactive session. ADGP emphasized upon the officials to remain prepared for assignments and responsibilities which may be assigned to them in near future and also stressed upon them to promote Police Public relations and to take part willingly in other training courses conducted by the department from time to time. ADGP highlighted the welfare measures being initiated by the department for its officers and jawans. He also took stock of all the developmental works and welfare measures taken for the officers and jawans of all the units stationed at APC Parihaspora. Sh. Mohammad Zaid –SSP CO IRP 9th BN-presented the vote of thanks to ADGP Armed J&K and other senior officers for sparing precious time for visiting APC Parihaspora which encouraged the morale of the officers/men of the unit.
District Police Leh solves blind murder case in shortest possible time
September 11: On 8th of September 2019, Police Post Housing Colony Leh received information through reliable source that one person later identified as Dhan Bhadur Khatri son of Jewan Bhadur resident of Nepal has been killed in a rented room at New Bus stand near maxi cab union office. On receipt of this information, police parties from Police Station Leh and PP Housing Colony registered a case and immediately started investigations in the murder case. During investigation, based on inputs, various nakas were established at separate locations. The teams succeeded in arresting two accused persons who were about to flee from Leh. They were identified as Lalu Sah and Raja Babu, both residents of Bihar, electricians by profession. When the officers spoke to them about the murder case, the investigating officers learnt about their involvement in the murder case. During further questioning, the main accused Lalu Sah revealed that the victim used to get water for the tenants and clean the rooms for petty amounts and on that fateful night, they planned a party together and all got drunk where a scuffle took place amongst them due to some money owed to the deceased. During this, the main accused Lalu Sah got agitated and hit the victim on his head with hammer and Karanti, killing him on spot and fled away from the scene of crime. While investigating the case, weapons of offence were recovered and seized by the Leh police in presence of magistrate. Moreover, during the course of investigation it came to fore that the owner of the said guest house had not maintained any record of the tenants and didn't have any antecedents of the tenants due to which it became really hard for the police teams to identify the accused during the initial hours but the strenuous efforts of SHO Leh and In-charge PP Housing Colony along with the teams cracked the case within hours.
22 drug peddlers arrested in Awantipora
September 11: In decisive action against drug menace, Awantipora police arrested 22 drug peddlers from different areas of Awantipora & Srinagar in last 10 days. Four of them were arrested from Pampore, 07 from Awantipora, 10 from Tral and another notorious drug peddler was arrested from city centre. They have been taken into custody and cases under relevant sections of law have already been registered against them. 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.
In a brief shootout today morning near Ahadbaba crossing in Sopore area one terrorist was killed
The killed terrorist has been identified as Asif Maqbool Bhat resident of Athoora Payeen Kreeri District Baramulla. As per police records, the killed terrorist was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT and was wanted by law for his complicity in terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities in the area. In this incident, two police officers suffered injuries and were evacuated to hospital for treatment for their injuries. They are stated to be stable. According to police records, Asif had history of terror crime records and was part of groups involved in planning and executing several terror attacks in the area. Several terror crime cases were registered against him. He was wanted by law for his role in recent terror attacks on civilians in Dangerpora Sopore area in which 04 civilians Mohammad Ashraf Dar, Mohammad Ramzan Dar, Irshad Hussain Rather and a minor girl Usma Jan has sustained grievous gunshot injuries. He was also involved in a terror attack on civilian Sofi Alam resident of Bihar who had sustained a gunshot injury. Besides, he was also responsible for threatening and intimidation of locals via publishing of posters. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered have been taken in the case records for further investigation and to probe his complicity in other terror crime cases. Police has registered a case in this regard and investigation is in progress.
IGP Kashmir visits North Kashmir’s Sopore
September 09:Inspector General of Police Shri Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS) today visited North Kashmir’s Sopore where he held security review meeting with the police and CAPF officers. DIG NKR Shri Atul Goel and SP Sopore Shri Javed Iqbal were accompanying IGP Kashmir. CO 179 CRPF BN, SDPO Sopore, DySP Ops Sopore were also present in the meeting. IGP Kashmir complimented the officials for maintaining peace in the area and urged on the officials to remain committed to their professionalism while discharging duties. He directed officials to provide assistance to the general public so as to espouse confidence among the citizens. IGP Kashmir while interacting with the officers from Police & CRPF, discussed different security measures taken for maintenance of law and order in Sopore.He stressed for enhanced coordination between different security agencies deployed on ground. Later on IGP Kashmir visited Fruit Mandi Sopore and Main Town Sopore to reassure the citizens about various security measures taken by police in the area. On his visit to Sopore, the IGP was briefed by the SSP Sopore about the current situation of the area.
DGP flags off second batch of Ladakh Marathon 2019
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 08 : Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh who is on visit to Ladakh division with a team of officers today flagged off second batch of Ladakh Marathon at Police Martyrs Memorial Chowk Leh in the morning. Speaking on this occasion the DGP complemented the organisers for raising the status of the Marathon to new heights.He highly appreiciated the spirit of the participants.Among others Chief Executive Counsellor,LAHDC Sh Gayal P Wangyal,ADGP Headquarters Sh A G Mir,DIG CKR,Sh VK Birdhi,DC Leh Sh Sachin Kumar Vaishaya and SSP Ms Sargun Shaukla. During the day the DGP visited various police establishments in and around Leh and also visited some in forward areas of Neoma Fukste and Demchok bordering China. The DGP also addressed a darbar at District Police Lines Leh which was attended by the ADGP (Hqrs) PHQ Shri A.G. Mir, DIG CKR Shri V.K Birdhi, SSP Leh Ms. Sargun Shukla, AIG (Welfare/Comm.) PHQ Shri Manoj Pandita, Prpl. Pvt. Secy. to DGP Shri Sham Lal and all GOs of Leh. While addressing the officers and the jawans of the district Leh DGP complimented the district Police Leh for conducting different assignments particularly the VIP Bandobast and various elections with efficiency and to the satisfaction of all. He while appreciating the work of the district said that Police Headquarter will provide all possible support in shape of vehicles and necessary funds for housing and training of the personnel particularly SPOs. The DGP on the spot sanctioned funds for a couple of jobs which the district intends to take up. The DGP said that SPOs are important members of the Jammu and Kashmir Police force and all help will be provided to upgrade their skills in different fields. He said that the government has been kind enough to enhance the remuneration of the SPOs a couple of times during past one year. The government also enhanced ration money allowance and hardship allowance. The DGP said that the demand put forth in the darbar were of general welfare nature and he was delighted to see that the officers and jawans were seeking help and assistance for all the police personnel of the district. He appreciated the efforts of the district and district officers for looking after the welfare of the personnel and assured that Police Headquarter will continue to provide necessary support to all the needy personnel. The DGP also inaugurated a dinning hall in the District Police Lines. Earlier speaking on this occasion ADGP (Hqrs) PHQ Shri A.G. Mir said that under the leadership of the Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh Police Headquarter has been providing all the assistance and funds. He said that allocation and plan for different construction jobs including the IRP Battalion at Leh have been allocated and the work is likely to start soon. The DIG CKR Shri V.K Birdhi in his address highlighted the innovative work undertaken by the district under the guidance of SSP and expressed his satisfaction over the functioning of the district police. In her welcome address SSP Leh Ms. Sargun Shukla highlighted the working and functioning of her district in detail. She highlighted the achievements of the district during the past one year as also threw light on different civic action and awareness programmes conducted by the district. In the afternoon the DGP visited the India Reserve 25 Bn Headquarters at Angling.An all women contingent presented ceremonial Guard of Honour to the visiting officer. The DGP also visited the Police Post housing Colony and inspected various sections as also the Police control Room in its premises.The Incharge of the post briefed the DGP about the Crime rate and working of the post.The DGP directed the SSP to take up the repair and renovation of the structures in the premises.He assured that sufficient funds will be made available to the district.
IGP Kashmir visits North Kashmir
September 08: Inspector General of Police Shri Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS) today visited North Kashmir’s District Kupwara and PD Handwara to review the security scenario. He was accompanied by DIG NKR Shri Mohd Suleman Chaudhary (IPS). During his visit, the IGP interacted with the Police, CAPF officers and discussed different security measures taken for the maintenance of law and order in their respective areas. He stressed for enhanced coordination between different security agencies for maintaining law and order. IGP Kashmir appreciated the Police and security personnel for handling the situations in a professional manner. He said that the personnel on ground are ensuring law and order without much inconvenience to the people. IGP Kashmir also inspected Police Station Kupwara and Police Station Handwara where he interacted with the officials. He directed the officials to continue their assistance to the general public in the present situations. Also, lauded the efforts of police for providing free communication facilities to the public and easing their problems. He directed the officers to provide every possible assistance to the public, as and when required. IGP Kashmir directed the officers to take stringent action against the elements trying to disrupt the peace and order in valley. SSP Kupwara & SSP Handwara and other field officers briefed the IGP about the security scenario in their respective districts.
DGP J&K visits Kargil and Leh. Interacts with Civil Society and Police Personnel
SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 07: Director General of Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Ladakh division where he held meetings with civil society, Counsellors, and also held interaction with the Police Officers and Jawans . The DGP J&K accompanied by ADGP (Hqrs.) PHQ Shri A.G. Mir, DIG CKR Shri V.K. Birdhi first visited Kargil. He was received by SSP Kargil Dr Vinod Kumar. On his arrival the DGP J&K was given a ceremonial Guard of Honour. The DGP addressed respectable and other civil society members of the Kargil. During the meeting, the DGP commended the role of the people in maintaining public order. DGP complimented the people for their patriotism and communal harmony. He said that Kargil is an example of patriotism and peace loving for the rest of the country and impressed upon the respectables to further strengthen the spirit of harmony among the people. The DGP said that he is personally inspired by the rich values of the region and has visited Kargil four times after taking charge as |state DGP. He said that J&K Police is continuously working for the welfare of the people. The meeting with the civil society at Kargil was also attended by 121 Brig. Commander Shri Manraj Mann.SSP Kargil,CO Sh Benam Tosh, Tehsildar and all the jourisdictional officers. The DGP said that he has directed the police units that all the necessary help must be provided to the people whenever they need. He said that the police has to enhance its cooperation by redressing the grievances of the people. Some civil society members put forward certain demands which DGP J&K said that will be taken up with the government at appropriate levels for redressal. In the afternoon the DGP reached Leh and had a meeting with the Chief Executive Counsellor Sh Gyal P Wangyal and other Counsellors of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council. During this meeting the CEC and other Counsellors brought some issues in his notice. The DGP said that all their demands including the up gradation of Police Posts and infrastructure will be looked into. Deputy Commissioner Leh,Sh Sachin Kumar Vaishya was also present during the meeting. The DGP along with the officers later on visited Phayang and inspected the land earmarked for IR 25.The DGP directed the officers to make the plans in conformity with the local climate and buildings keeping in view the local architecture. He directed for speedy implementation of the plans in this regard. The DGP also held interaction with the police officers and personnel. He impressed upon the jurisdictional police officers to tighten the noose on the criminals. He said that all the preventive measures must be taken to keep the crime of the under check. He said that Police Headquarter (PHQ) is very keen on the welfare of the police personnel because of the efforts of the PHQ and the kind consideration of the government and MHA, there was an increase in the remuneration of the SPOs, enhancement the ration money allowance and hardship allowance. He said that the special welfare relief out of the own departmental resources for the NoKs of the martyrs families has been increased from Rs.15.00 lakh to Rs.20.00 lakh and for the NoKs of the SPOs martyrs have been doubled from Rs.2.5 lakh to Rs.5.00 lakh besides the number of other welfare measures have also been taken and some are under consideration of the government. The DGP also reviewed the security scenario of these areas with the concerned officers.
IGP Kashmir visits Kulgam, reviews security scenario
September 07: Inspector General of Police Shri Swayam Prakash Pani (IPS) today visited Kulgam to review the security scenario. He was accompanied by DIG SKR Shri Atul Goel (IPS) and S.P Kulgam Shri Gurinder Pal (IPS). IGP Kashmir interacted with the Police, CAPF officers and discussed the initiatives taken for the maintenance of law and order in their respective areas. He expressed his satisfaction on the coordinated and effective measures taken for the security of the people. IGP Kashmir appreciated the Police and security personnel for handling the situations in a professional manner. He said that the personnel maintained a restraint and ensured law and order without much inconvenience to the people. IGP Kashmir also inspected Police Station Yaripora where he interacted with the officials posted at the Police Station. He directed the officials to continue their assistance to the general public in the present situations. He lauded the efforts of police for providing free telephone facilities to the public and easing their problems during the past few days. He said that such assistance should continue for the public in the hour of need. IGP Kashmir said that the person involved in disturbance of peaceful atmosphere should be dealt under law. He said that stringent action will be taken against the trouble makers and rumour mongers. SSP Kulgam and other field officers briefed the IGP Kashmir about the security scenario in district Kulgam.
IGP Armed orders In-Situ promotion of 173 Police personnel’s
September 04: A Departmental Promotion Committee under the chairmanship of Inspector General of Police Armed Shri Vijay Kumar (IPS) has ordered In-Situ promotion in favour of 173 Police Personnel. After completion of all departmental formalities 06 Head-constables, 156 Selection Grade Constables and 11 Constables have been granted In-Situ promotion after completing nine year of service on the same rank. IGP Armed Shri Vijay Kumar (IPS) has felicitated the promoted officials and their families and expressed hope that they will strive to work with greater zeal and professionalism for public welfare and the maintenance of peace and public order.
Leh Police recovers illicit liquor
September 02: Police in Leh conducted raids in and around Leh town to check the sale of illicit liquor. Police while conducting raids recovered 64 bottles of illicit liquor from the possession of one bootlegger identified as Tanchos Gurmat son of Phuntsog Tashi resident of Shey. Case FIR number 113/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been taken up. Illicit liquor has been seized by police. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. 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.
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DGP visits Ganderbal, Sumbal and Hajin, reviews security scenario
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 29: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today visited Ganderbal and Sumbal/ Hajin of district Bandipora to review the security scenario in these areas. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani during the visit. DGP J&K interacted with the jurisdictional police CAPF & Army officers and discussed the initiatives taken for the maintenance of law and order in their respective areas. He expressed his satisfaction on the coordinated and effective measures taken for the security of the people. The DGP J&K also reviewed the security on the Srinagar-Ganderbal-Sumbal highway and also interacted with the deployed personnel at different parts. He appreciated their commitment towards official duties and contribution in maintenance of law and order. He emphasized upon them that such efforts should continue to ensure a peaceful atmosphere in J&K. DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh appreciated the Police and security personnel for handling the situations in a professional manner. He said that the personnel maintained a restraint and ensured law and order without much inconvenience to the people. At Ganderbal the DGP chaired a review meeting which was also attended by district SSP Shri Khalil Ahmed Poswal, CAPF officers and other jurisdictional police officers. The DGP J&K also visited Sumbal and Hajin where he inspected Police Station Hajin. He interacted with the police officials and enquired about their welfare. He said that all required initiatives will be taken to ease the hardships of the police personnel. DGP said that police have to continue their assistance to the general public in the present situations. He lauded the efforts of police for providing free telephone facilities to the public and easing their problems during the past few days. He said that such assistance should continue for the public in the hour of need. DGP disclosed that PHQ is committed for the welfare of martyrs families and different initiatives have been taken for the benefit of such families. He said that we have taken the matter with the government for skill development of the NoKs of police martyrs. DGP emphasized upon the police personnel to gear up the drive against crime and drugs. He said that a strict action should be taken against the criminals and the person involved in drug menace. DGP said that the person involved in disturbance of peaceful atmosphere should be dealt under law. He said that stringent action will be taken against the trouble makers and rumour mongers. SSP Bandipora Shri Rahul Malik, CO 13-RR Col. Kamal Thapa, Addl. SP Shri Aijaz Rasool and other field officers briefed the DGP about the security scenario in district Bandipora. The DGP appreciated the efforts of police, Civil Administration and CAPF in maintaining peace and order and complimented them for handling law and order. He also thanked general public for maintaining peace.
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Baramulla police arrests one terrorist
August 27: On a credible input Baramulla police today arrested one terrorist from Delina area. Police intercepted one terrorist identified as Mohd Iqbal Naikoo @Ibn Khitab son of Abdul Ahad Naikoo resident of Suhail Colony, Old Town, Baramulla. He was carrying arms & ammunition and has been arrested. As per the police records he was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM. Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law in the matter. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition recovered from his possession has been taken into case records for the purpose of investigation to probe his complicity in other terror crimes. Further investigation in the matter is going on.
Terrorists abduct and kill two civilians in Tral forests
August 27: Terrorists kidnapped two persons identified as Ab Qadeer Kohli son of Masood Ahmad Kohli resident of Kanthool Rajouri at present Lachi Top Behak and Manzoor Ahmad Kohli son of Nazir Ahmad Kohli resident of Sangri, Khanmoh at present Marsar Behak from their residential Dohkas at Nageberan. Dead bodies of both the abducted civilians have been found at Lachi Top Behak forest area Tral and handed over to legal heirs after completion of medico legal formalities. Case FIR No. 67/2019 under relevant sections of law registered in Police Station Tral. Further investigation going on.
01 civilian killed, 02 others seriously injured in stone pelting incidents
Srinagar, August 26: A few stone pelting incidents have been reported yesterday in which one civilian was killed and two others including a woman were seriously injured. In all these incidents, cases under stringent sections of law were registered. In one such incident, last evening a truck driver Noor Mohammad Dar son of Mohammad Khalil Dar resident of Zardipora Uranhall Bijbehara was hit by a stone thrown from a lane at Bijbehara. The stone pelters pelted stones on truck bearing registration No JK03F-2540 taking it as security vehicle. The stone pierced the pane and injured the driver in his head. He was rushed to nearby Bijbehara Hospital for treatment where from he was referred to SKIMS Soura Srinagar. He, however, succumbed to his injuries and was declared brought dead on arrival. In this connection, a murder case FIR No. 115/2019 under section 302,147,148,336 RPC has been registered. Within couple of hours of the incident the stone pelter involved in the heinous crime was identified and arrested. Two more civilians namely Ajay Kumar aged about 16 years son of Gopal Chand resident of Udhampur and Mehmooda wife of Mohammd Yousuf Khan resident of Kawdara Srinagar were injured. Ajay Kumar was injured in an incident at Galander in the J/D of P/S Kakapora Pulwama. He suffered injuries in his right eye and nose. While Mehmooda was hit by a stone in Hawal area of downtown Srinagar. She also suffered injuries in her right eye and nose. Both of them are under specialized treatment in Srinagar hospital. Case FIR No’s 56/2019 under section 307,341,336,323,427 RPC and 23/2019 under section 307,336,427,147,148 RPC have been registered in PS Kakapora and PS Zadibal Srinagar respectively. Police has taken stringent actions against the culprits involved in these heinous crimes and has also warned that whosoever will be involved in any stone pelting will be dealt with sternly under law.
DG BSF, DGP J&K visit South Kashmir, jointly chair security review meetings at Anantnag
Srinagar, August 24: Director General BSF Shri Rajnikant Mishra-IPS & Director-General of Police (DGP) Jammu and Kashmir Shri Dilbag Singh-IPS, today visited South Kashmir’s Anantnag district where they jointly chaired security meetings. These meetings were attended by senior officers including IG BSF ShriAbinav Kumar,DIG SKR Shri Atul Goel, DIG CRPF Kulgam Shri Dileep Ambesh, DIG CRPF Anantnag Shri Mohsin Shadeedi, DIG CRPF Awantipora Shri B.S Negi, SSP Anantnag Shri Altaf Khan, SSP Kulgam Shri Gurinderpal Singh, SSP Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem and other senior officers. At the very outset of the meeting, DG BSF & DGP J&K were briefed about the present security scenario of South Kashmir districts by the officers. They were apprised about the present law & order situation of these districts. The officers were briefed that overall security scenario of the range is under control and all the measures have been taken to ensure law and order is maintained DG BSF & DGP J&K praised the collective efforts of J&K Police and security forces for maintaining peace and order in these districts. They said that all officers and jawans are doing a commendable job in the fight against militancy and the efforts will continue with enhanced coordination among the forces. The DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh said that he has visited all the regions of the state in past two weeks and it was very encouraging to note that the measures taken have borne good results. However, there is a need to maintain and strengthen the security grids in all the districts. Referring to the cordon & search operations against the terrorists, the DGP said that the action against terrorists will continue. He directed the officers to maintain close liaison with public and solve their grievances. The DGP said that effective action has been taken against the rumour mongers. He impressed upon the jurisdictional officers to keep a check on the elements inimical to the law & order. The DGP urged upon the field officers to see the requirements of the newly inducted CAPF are fulfilled and all possible help is provided to give them reasonable working conditions. He appreciated the people friendly conduct of security forces in most of the places and insisted that same must continue. Extending helping hand to people whosoever needed shall be appreciated. We are there to see that the genuine day to day issues and requirements of the people are not seriously affected even when some restrictions are in place, he added.
Wreath laying ceremony for Martyr Bilal Ahmad held at DPL Baramulla
August 21:To pay homage to martyr Bilal Ahmad, who was martyred in an encounter with terrorists at Gani Hamam area of Baramulla today, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines Baramulla. Civil & Police Officers led by DGP J&K Police Shri Dilbagh Singh-IPS, IGP Kashmir Shri S. P. Pani -IPS, DIG North Kashmir Range Shri Mohammad Suleman Choudhary -IPS, DC Baramulla laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains & paid rich tributes to the martyr for the supreme sacrifice made in the line of duty. Among others who paid tributes to the martyr include SSP Baramulla Shri Abdul Qayoom, Addl. S.P Baramulla, DySP DAR Baramulla, DySP Hqrs Baramulla and other officers of the district.
DGP J&K visits Rajouri, Udhampur, Jammu to review the security situation
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 18: DGP J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh today paid a day long visit to Rajouri, Udhampur and Jammu to review the security scenario and law & order situation in these districts. He interacted with police officers/personnel and later chaired a high level meeting at Jammu. The meeting at Jammu was attended by Div Com Shri Sanjeev Verma, IGP Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh, IG Armed Jammu Shri Danesh Rana, IG BSF Shri Narender Singh Jamwal, IG CRPF Shri Subash Chander, DIG CRPF Ms. Neetu, DIG CISF Shri S.N Singh, DIG SSB M.S Negi, DC Jammu Ms. Sushma Chauhan, SSP Jammu Shri Tejinder Singh, SSP Kuthua Shri Shridhar Patil, SSP Samba Shri Shakti Kumar Phatak, SSP PCR Jammu Shri Kulbir Singh, SSP APCR Shri R.C Kotwal and other officers. Early in the morning the DGP visited Rajouri, where he was received by DIG Rajouri-Poonch Range Shri Vivek Gupta, SSP Rajouri Shri Yugal Manhas and SSP Poonch Shri Ramesh Angral. The DGP was given a ceremonial guard of honour and he also took a round of the Rajouri Town. The DGP chaired an officers meeting which was attended among others by GOC 25 Inf. Div. Shri H.Dharmrajan and DC Rajouri Shri Mohammed Ajaz. The officers briefed the DGP about the current security scenario of the Range. After Rajouri, DGP Shri Dilbag Singh visited district Udhampur where he was briefed by the jurisdictional officers about the security situation. He interacted with the officers of police and CAPFs and took stock of the security situation. Senior officers including DIG Udhampur Shri Sujit Kumar, DC Udhampur Shri Piyush Singla, SSP Udhampur Shri Rajiv Panday and SSP Reasi Ms. Rashmi Wazir were present in the meeting. During his meeting with senior officers at Jammu the DGP emphasized upon police officers to remain in close contact with people to redress their grievances. While complementing the collective efforts of J&K Police and other security forces for excellent results he stressed for enhanced synergy among the forces for better coordination. He also directed the officers on the ground to act as per the requirements of the situation besides maintaining alertness in the border areas. The DGP appreciated the efforts of police, Civil Administration and CAPF in maintaining peace and order and complimented them for handling law and order. He also thanked general public for maintaining peace.
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DGP visits South Kashmir districts, reviews security scenario
SRINAGAR, AUGUST 17: Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today visited south Kashmir districts of Awantipora & Anantnag and took a review of the security scenario in these areas and the deployment management on National Highway from Srinagar to Anantnag. He was accompanied by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani and was joined by IGP CRPF Shri Rajesh Kumar Yadav at Anantnag. Starting from Pampore, Shri Dilbag Singh visited police station Pampore and interacted with police and CRPF personnel. He appreciated the efforts of police and other forces in maintaining peace and order in the area. He said that the security measures taken for maintaining law and order have been appreciated by the administration and the people as well. DGP also visited Police Station Awantipora where he interacted with civil society members. He assured them that security of the people and their property is our great concern and every step is being taken to ensure law and order. DGP along with the IGP Kashmir and DIG Anantnag also felicitated the police personnel of the district who have been awarded President’s Police Medal on Independence Day-2019. DGP later on visited Anantnag where he interacted with the police officers and reviewed the law and order situation in these districts. The DGP J&K also visited CRPF Camp at Urnhall and interacted with CRPF officers and personnel. The DGP alongwith the officers took a round of the Anantnag town. During his visit and interaction with officers & jawans Shri Dilbag Singh emphasised upon the Police/CRPF officers to remain in touch with the subordinate units to address their problems as also of the people. He also stressed for enhanced synergy among the forces for better arrangements. He commended the collective efforts of J&K Police and other security forces for maintaining peace and order in the districts. There was relaxation of prohibitory orders in the jurisdiction of 35 Police Stations where the situation remained totally peaceful. The DGP has complimented the cooperation of the people in maintaining peace and order. He stated that more areas shall be relaxed tomorrow.
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73rd Independence Day celebrated across the Kashmir valley peacefully
August 15:73rd Independence Day was celebrated peacefully today in all districts across the Kashmir valley. Police, CAPF and other forces including students participated in Independence Day parades in all the districts of Kashmir valley. Various contingents of Police, Home Guards, Fire & Emergency Services, Forest Protection Forces, IRP and CAPFs were part of Independence Day parade. In Srinagar, the Hon’ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik unfurled the National flag and took salute at the march past at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium, while as in other districts, the respective Deputy Commissioners presided over the Independence Day parades. The contingents of police and other forces marched past the national flag in all district headquarters. Various colourful cultural programmes were also presented which showcase our cultural values. The prizes were distributed among the best contingents of parade, cultural programmes, meritorious students and other participants. Local People also witnessed the functions in all district headquarters of Kashmir valley.
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Srinagar police arrests bootlegger, illicit liquor recovered
August 04: Police in Srinagar arrested a bootlegger at a checkpoint established near Kahkashan Hotel Nowpora and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at the checkpoint intercepted a bootlegger identified as Abdul Rashid Ganie son of Mohd Ramzan resident of Pazalpora Magam Handwara and recovered 32 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. He has been taken to Police Station Khanyar where he remains in custody. Police has registered a case FIR No. 44/2019 under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation in the matter. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. 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.
Srinagar Police arrests two drug peddlers, psychotropic substances recovered
August 04: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint and seized psychotropic substances from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Syed Kocha Kawdara on Nallahmar road Srinagar intercepted an Auto bearing registration No. JK01V-4404 and arrested two drug peddlers travelling in the vehicle. The duo identified as Wajid Ahmed Beigh son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Shadab Colony Ellahibagh and Aabid Hassan Dar son of Late Ghulam Hassan resident of Bakshiabad Colony Batamaloo. Officers at the checkpoint have recovered 48 bottles of codeine phosphate from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station Maharaj Gunj where they remain in custody and vehicle has also been seized . In this regard, Case FIR No. 38/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Maharaj Gunj and investigation 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.
Srinagar Police arrests four gamblers
Aug 03: On a credible input Srinagar Police today arrested gamblers from a gambling site. A police party from Police Station Lalbazar headed by SDPO Hazratbal raided a gambling site following an input about gambling activities at Salfiya Chowk Lalbazar Srinagar. Four persons identified as Altaf Ahmad Shah resident of Bota-Shah Mohalla, Mohd Arif lone resident of Kupwara Hayhama, Mushtaq Ahmad Dar resident of Umar Colony B-lane and Bilal Ahmad Wani resident of Saderbal were arrested by the police for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and a stake amount of ₹ 5,020 from the gamblers. Case FIR No. 41/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Lalbazar. 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 to the local police units.
Update on Sopore Encounter
Aug 03: Apropos our earlier press note regarding encounter at Malamapanpora Warpora area of District Sopore, it is further informed that one of the killed terrorists has been identified as Umar Shahbaz Wani of Bandipora while as from the incriminating materials recovered from the site of encounter the second killed terrorist has been identified as a foreigner from Pakistan codenamed Khalid. Both the killed terrorists as per police records were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM and were wanted by law for their complicity in terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to police records, Khalid was part of groups involved in planning & executing series of terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. Several terror crime cases were registered against him. Similarly Umar Shahbaz was also involved in terror crimes. Incriminating materials 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 explosives materials if any.
Budgam Police arrests one person for murder and rape of a minor
Aug 03: Police Station Beerwah arrested a person involved in rape and murder of a minor girl in Budgam Police Station Beerwah received a written complaint that a girl has been kidnapped. Rajinder Chouhan resident of Sitapur Uttar Pradesh at present working at Brick kiln stated that last evening on 02/08/0219 his 05 year old daughter was kidnapped by one person namely Sushil Kumar Chouhan son of Harso Lal resident of Sitapur Uttar Pradesh who is also working at brick kilin in Hayat pora area of Beerwah. Accordingly Budgam Police registered a case FIR No-134/2019 under relevant sections of law in P/S Beerwah and started searchs to trace the missing girl. However, the dead body of said girl was retrieved by Police from nearby Nallah at Hayatpora. During the course of investigation, officers learnt that the accused namely Sushil Kumar Chohan after kidnapping the girl had committed rape and murder of said girl. Accused involved in offence has been arrested and remains in Police custody. During the investigation dead body of the said girl was sent for post mortem and completion of other medico legal formalities. FSL team also visited the scene of crime which was preserved by the officers investigating the case for gathering important, physical, biological and material evidences. Further investigation in the matter is going on.
Cordon & search operation in Sopore
August 03: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces in Malamapanpora Warpora area of District Sopore. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the 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 identities and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. Citizens are requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Encounter in Shopian
August 03: Apropos our earlier note regarding encounter at Panduchan area of District Shopian, it is further informed that another killed terrorist have been identified as Manzoor Ah Bhat resident of Wachi. The killed terrorist as per police records was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM and was wanted by law for his complicity in series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to the police records, killed terrorist was part of group involved in planning & executing series of terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. Several terror crime cases were registered against him including case FIR No. 25/2019 of P/S Zainapora pertaining to killing of a civilian namely Irfan Hameed Lone. 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.
Shopian cordon and search operation
August 02: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces in Panduchan area of District Shopian. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the initial exchange of fire one army Jawan identified as Sepoy Rambir Singh of 34 RR sustained gunshot injuries who was evacuated to hospital for treatment however he succumbed to his injuries and attained martyrdom. We pay our rich tributes to the martyr for the supreme sacrifices made in the line of duty. In the ensuing encounter, so far dead body of one terrorist has been retrieved from the site of encounter. The killed terrorist has been identified as Zeenat ul Islam Naikoo resident of Memandar Shopian. Zeenat as per the police records was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM and was wanted by law for his complicity in series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to the police records, he was part of groups involved in planning & executing series of terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. Zeenat has a long history of terror crime records and several terror crime cases were registered against him including Case FIR No. 195/2018 pertaining to attack on P/S Shopian, Case FIR No. 268/2019 pertaining to the abduction of one civilian namely Shakoor Ahmad, Case FIR No. 281/2019 pertaining to the killing of 04 Policemen in Shopian, Case FIR No. 304/2018 pertaining to arson and burning of Panchayat Ghar at Kanjiullar, Case FIR No. 318/2018 pertaining to the grenade attack on PS Shopian and killing of one policeman, Case FIR No. 343/2018 pertaining to firing on Army Camp at Matribugh, Case FIR No. 344/2018 pertaining to firing on police camp at Gagran, Case FIR No. 352/2018 pertaining to firing on patrol party of security forces at Memandar, Case FIR No. 378/2018 pertaining to attack on PS Shopian, Case FIR No. 11/2019 pertaining to grenade attack and firing on police camp at Gagran and Case FIR No. 45/2019 pertaining to the abduction and killing of one civilian namely Tanveer Ahmad. Dead body of the killed terrorist has been handed over to the family members after completion of medico-legal formalities. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. Search in the area is still in progress. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Budgam police arrests 02 drug peddlers, huge quantity of contraband substance recovered
August 02: Police in its action against drug dealings in Budgam arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint and recovered huge quantity of contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Kil Kadal Chadoora intercepted a vehicle bearing Reg. No. JK01L-5909 and arrested two persons on board, identified as Gulzar Ahmad Ganai son of Abdul Rahman resident of Kakpora and Mudasir Ahmad Dar son of Ali Mohammad Dar resident of Chudsu Pulwama. Officers at the checkpoint have recovered 50 Kgs Fukki concealed in 06 gunny bags and vehicle also seized in the matter. In this regard, Case FIR No. 138/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Chadoora and investigation 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.
Ganderbal Police organizes Piping ceremony of newly promoted Sub-inspectors
August 02: On the recommendations received from Zonal Police Head Quarter Kashmir 15 Assistant Sub-Inspectors of District Police Ganderbal were promoted to the rank of Sub-Inspectors. All the promoted officers were piped with their new ranks by SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal-JKPS and expressed happiness over the promotion of officers. SSP Ganderbal congratulated the promoted officers and directed to remain committed towards their duties and ensure better public service. Their families have also been complimented for achieving rank. The officers promoted pledged to work with the same zeal and enthusiasm.
Budgam Police arrested 01 notorious drug peddler and seized contraband substance
August 02: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Budgam arrested one notorious drug peddler at a checkpoint and contraband substance charas was recovered. Officers at a checkpoint established at Nasarullahpora arrested one notorious drug peddler identified Ab Hameed Mir alias Hameed Bhagwan son of Ab Gani Mir resident of Nasrullapora. Contraband substance charas weighing 95gms has also been recovered by the officers. He has been shifted to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody. In this regard, a case FIR No. 244/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam 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. 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.
Sopore Police seizes illicit timber, arrests 04 timber smugglers
August 01: Police in Sopore arrested 04 timber smugglers and seized illicit timber. Acting on specific information, Sopore Police headed by SDPO Rafiabad and SHO Police Station Panza arrested four timber smugglers from forest area of Muqam Shalkot Rafiabad. Identified as Abdul Majeed Najar, Irshad Ahmad, Nisar Ahmad Najar Najar residents of Muqam Shalkot and Bilal Ahmad Lone resident of Muqam Shalkot. Logs of illicit timber have been seized by the officers. Arrested individuals have been shifted to Police Station Panzla where they remain in custody. Police has registered a case FIR No. 56/2019 under relevant sections & initiated investigation in the matter. 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.
Srinagar Police arrests notorious cheater & fraudster
August 01: Police Station Sadder arrested a notorious cheater and fraudster who had duped a KAS Officer of Rs. 3.5 lacs under a threat to his life. Danish Bashir Lanker S/o Bashir Ahmad Lanker R/o Rangreth – Wayoosa has been masquerading and fraudulently claiming to be senior manager of Bosch International before senior officers & very cunningly developed friendly relations with the victim posted at Civil Secretariat, Srinagar. The accused weaved a conspiracy by pleading before the victim for accompanying him to Delhi to inaugurate an optical fiber unit belonging to accused thereby making him to falsely believe that he is being honoured by accused. Accused also managed to secure Adhaar Card details from him on pretext of booking air tickets and hotel accommodation for him . The information as such acquired was used by the accused for drafting stamp papers on which certain undertakings were typed. Besides, Danish after engaging the officer in a friendly discussion was able to extract from the victim officer his mode of making banking transactions and other relevant details. Upon reaching Delhi on pretext of taking the victim for inauguration of his nonexistent optical fiber unit he took him to a prefixed destination, where three more persons who were part of this conspiracy were waiting for them. The victim was caught hold off by the accused persons and tied with the rope and under a threat to life managed to acquire his MPay account and password details. His phone was snatched and misleading text messages were made by the accused from the victims phone to his phone after siphoning Rs. 3.5 Lacs from victim’s account which was transferred to the account of accused . In such text messages, information like thanking for money and getting an assurance for balance amount of Rs. 46.50 Lacs was shared to create a false impression about such exchange of money. The victim officer was made to sign fraudulently drafted affidavits under a threat to his life . The victim was warned of dire-consequences in case of approaching Police. The victim officer somehow was let off and on reaching back Srinagar approached police authorities and after proper verification substantiating the facts, a Case FIR No. 153/2019 U/s 342, 382,420,506,120-B RPC was registered at PS Sadder. The investigation was done under the supervision of SSP Srinagar and eventually the accused was arrested. The instant case calls for caution among general public teaching a lesson for not sharing of personal details like MPIN, Passwords , bank details, financial status and bank holdings with people. The instant incident could had resulted into much serious harm to life and property of the victim officer. The common people are advised to act guardedly and cautiously so that such crimes are prevented. The instant case is an eye-opener for gullible people who may fall into such traps. The age old wisdom of dealing with people with proper acquaintance holds good all the more in present times. The instant case has also sent a resounding message across the society into the minds of such fraudsters and criminals that whatsoever indulges in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law.
Srinagar police arrests bootlegger, illicit liquor recovered
August 01: Police in Srinagar arrested a bootlegger at a checkpoint and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at New Bye-pass intercepted a Scooty bearing Registration No. PB10EY-8726. On checking, 12 bottles of illicit liquor was recovered from the possession of Rajvver Singh son of Gurnam Singh resident of Payal Ludhaina Punjab. He has been taken to Police Station Nowgam where he remains in custody. Officers have also seized the two wheeler. Police has registered a case FIR No. 72/2019 under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation in the matter. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. 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.
Budgam police arrests fraudster
August 01: Budgam Police received several complaints against a job consultancy firm namely Gulf HR Solutions Hyderpora that the owner duped people by seeking their documents, passports and huge amount of money in lieu of providing jobs in foreign countries, which turns to be false. Case FIR No. 240/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Budgam and initiated investigation in the matter. Officers arrested one individual identified as Adil Ahmad Shiekh son of Mohammad Yousuf Sheikh resident of Nowpora Khayam, shifted to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody. Officers have also seized relevant records for the course of investigation. The investigation of the case is going on. General public lauded the timely efforts and prompt action of police. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements.
Budgam police busts burglars gang; 05 burglars arrested, stolen property worth lacs recovered
August 01: Police in Budgam busted a gang of burglars by arresting five burglars involved in eight theft cases and recovered stolen property worth lacs of rupees. In the recent past, Chadoora police received many complaints related to theft of Maruti 800, Motor Cycles, Mobile phones and some provisional items in Chadoora area. Accordingly case FIR No’s 79/2019, 80/2019, 98/2019, 107/2019, 113/2019, 117/2019, 119/2019, 128/2019, under relevant sections of law were registered in Police Station Chadoora and investigations were initiated. A SIT under the supervision of SHO was constituted by SDPO Chahr-i-Sharief to investigate these cases. During the course of investigation, the SIT identified five suspects namely Shiraz Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Hassan Wani resident of Chadoora, Azad Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Branwar, Sahil Manzoor son of Manzoor Ahmad resident of Chadoora, Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi son of Ali Mohammad resident of Chadoora, Irfan Showkat son of Showkat Ahmad Mir resident of Wathoora. When the officers spoke to them, they learnt about their involvement in many theft cases. On their disclosure stolen property worth lacs of rupees including one Maruti 800 car, 5 motor cycles, mobile phones and other provisional items were recovered. Investigation in the matter is going on. People of the area have appreciated the prompt action of Chadoora Police. 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.
Budgam Police arrests terrorist
July 31: On a credible input Budgam Police today arrested one terrorist from Qazipora area. Officers intercepted one terrorist identified as Showkat Ahmad Tantary resident of Warpora D.H Pora Kulgam. He was carrying arms & ammunition and has been arrested. As per the police records, he was affialiated with proscribed terror outfit HM. Police has registered a case FIR No. 137/2019 under relevant sections of law at PS Chadoora in the matter. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered from his possession has been taken into case records for the purpose of investigation and probe his complicity in other terror crimes. Further investigation in the matter is going on.
Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir hosts farewell function for superannuating officials
July 31: Zonal Police headquarter Kashmir hosted an impressive farewell function at ZPHQ Kashmir to bid adieu to the officials, who superannuated from their active services today. IGP Kashmir Shri Swayam Prakash Pani-IPS and many other senior officers participated in the function. IGP Kashmir while acknowledging the contribution of the outgoing officials conveyed his best wishes to the retiring officers and prayed for their good health and success post retirement.
Public interaction meeting held by Budgam Police at PS Cheraresharief
July 31: As a part of its public outreach programme, Budgam police today facilitated a public interaction meeting at Police Station Cheraresharief. The meeting was chaired by SHO PS Cheraresharief. The meeting was attended by the community members and respectable citizens of adjoining areas. The main aim of the meeting was to interact with the respectable citizens of the area to seek their cooperation in maintaining peace and public order in the area. Various issues related to social crimes especially drug menace were raised by the community members. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be redressed on priority. The community members have hailed the initiative of police in facilitating public interaction meeting.
IGP Kashmir promotes 405 ASIs to the rank of SIs
July 31: IGP Kashmir today promotes 405 ASIs to the rank of SIs. Based on the recommendation of Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) meet held at PHQ J&K Srinagar, IGP Kashmir Zone Shri Swayam Prakash Pani-IPS promoted 405 Assistant Sub-Inspectors to the rank of Sub-Inspectors of Executive Wing J&K Police having lien and seniority with Kashmir Zone. Formal promotion orders have been issued in favour of 394 officers. The IGP Kashmir has facilitated these promoted officers and their families, besides, expressed hope that these newly promoted officers will continue to work with more zeal and zest/dedication in future for the interests of general public and maintenance of peace and tranquility in the state.
Counselling cum Interaction session of youth held in Srinagar
July 31: As a part of community outreach programme Srinagar police today held a counselling cum interactive session with 15 youth at Police Station Panthachowk who are habitual of substance abuse. During the interactive session, the youth were properly counselled and later shifted to Drug de-addiction Centre PCR Kashmir for further counselling & treatment. These youth are addicts to drugs. The youth were counselled and advised to focus on their studies and channelize their energy in positive direction so that they evolve as better citizens of the state who will be committed to the welfare of our society. These youth have assured that they will cooperate and will focus on their career progression. Community members have appreciated the role of police. 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.
Sopore Police seizes huge quantity of contraband substance
July 31: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Sopore and recovered huge quantity of charas. One drug peddler identified as Farooq Ahmad Changal who is running a hotel at Chota Bazar Sopore. He was actively involved in supplying drugs in the area. Officers have recovered 2.25 kilograms of charas. However, the drug peddler taking advantage of overcrowded market and congested area managed to escape. A team has been constituted to nab the accused. In this regard, a case FIR No 214/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and initiated investigation in the matter. 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.
Srinagar Police hosts farewell function for superannuating officers and officials
July 31: Srinagar police hosted an impressive farewell function at Shergarhi Srinagar(DPO Srinagar) to bid adieu to the officers and officials, who superannuated from their active services. SP Headquarters Srinagar Shri Majid Malik-JKPS and many other officers participated in the function. SP Headquarters Srinagar while acknowledging the contribution of the outgoing officers/officials conveyed his best wishes to the retiring officers and prayed for their good health and success post retirement.
Public interaction meeting held by Srinagar Police at PS Sadder
July 31: As a part of its public outreach programme, Srinagar police today facilitated a public interaction meeting at Police Station Sadder. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Sadder. SHO PS Sadder was also present in the meeting. The meeting was attended by the community members and respectable citizens of adjoining areas. The main aim of the meeting was to interact with the respectable citizens of the area to seek their cooperation in maintaining peace and public order in the area. The participants raised various issues including drug menace, gambling and other police related issues. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be redressed on priority. Installation of CCTVs for maintaining a secure environment in & around the market area was also discussed with the shopkeepers. The community members have hailed the initiative of police in facilitating public interaction meeting.
Budgam police organizes public interactive meeting at PS Chadoora
July 31: Continuing its efforts to strength police public relations, Budgam Police facilitated an interactive meeting at Police Station Chadoora. The meeting was chaired by SHO PS Chadoora. Community members of village Chadoora and other neighbouring areas participated in the meeting. Various issues related to social crimes especially drug menace were raised by the community members. Officer chairing the meeting assured the participants that their genuine issues related to police will be redressed on priority. Budgam police has sought their cooperation in eradication of drug menace from the area. Police has resolved to reach out to the community members and redress their grievance at the ground level.
Public interaction meeting held by Srinagar Police
July 31: As a part of its public outreach programme, Srinagar police today organized a police public meeting at Police Station Karan Nagar. The meeting was chaired by SP South Shri G.V.Sundeep-IPS. SDPO Shaheed Gunj and SHO P/S Karan Nagar were also present in the meeting. The meeting was attended by the association heads of vendors, shopkeepers, auto stand, taxi stand and other respectable citizens of adjacent areas. The participants raised various issues pertaining to police during the meeting. The main aim of the meeting was to facilitate interaction with the respectable citizens, stakeholders and allow their participation in community policing besides to provide them an opportunity to voice their concerns freely. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be redressed on priority. Police also sought their cooperation in eradicating social crimes especially drug menace from the area. The community members have hailed the initiative of police in facilitating police public meeting.
Leh police organizes PCPG meetings
July 30: Leh police organizes Police Community Partnership Group meetings with the community members of Nyoma, Nobra and Chushool areas. At Nyoma, the meeting was chaired by SHO Nyoma in which owners of guest houses and home stay and other respectable citizens from the neighbouring areas participated. In Nobra, the meeting was organized at Police Station Nobra and chaired by SHO Nobra. The meeting was attended by respectable citizens of Nobra. At Chushool, the meeting was chaired by In-charge PP Chushool which was attended by respectable citizens of the area. Participants raised many issues during these meetings which were patiently listened by the chairing officers. Referring to these issues, the chairing officers assured them that their genuine issues will be redressed on priority. The chairing officer at Nyoma requested owners of guest houses to maintain proper records of the guests. He also advised them to take care of belongings of the visitors and ensure proper hygiene.They were briefed by the chairing officer to inform police immediately in case they notice anything suspicious. Police has resolved to reach out to the community members and redress their grievance at the ground level.
Budgam police arrests drug peddler
July 30: Police in its action against drug dealings in Budgam arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Identified as Mohammad Altaf Latoo son of Mohammad Amin resident of Dafpora Budgam arrested for drug supply offences has been shifted to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody. Officers at the checkpoint have recovered 405 grams of charas from his possession. Case FIR No. 237/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam 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. 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 organizes police public meetings
July 30: With an aim to interact with the general public and to seek their cooperation in maintaining peace, Srinagar police organized police public meetings at Police Stations M.R Gunj, Nigeen & Lalbazar. At PS M.R Gunj the meeting was chaired by SHO PS M.R Gunj and attended by respectable citizens of Nawabazar, Syed Hamidpora, Shorgari Mohalla, Pather Masjid and Urdubazar Mohalla. At PS Nigeen, the meeting was chaired by SHO Nigeen. Respectable citizens of Ashai Bagh area participated in the meeting. At PS Lalbazar the meeting attended by respectable citizens of DD Bagh and Sheikh Mohalla was chaired by SHO Lalbazar. During these meetings various issues including drug menace, gambling and other issues related to police were raised by the participants. Referring to these issues, the chairing officers assured the participants that their genuine issues will be taken up with the higher-ups for their early redressal. Officers at these meeting had also sought cooperation from people to eradicate the social crimes from the society. Civil society has hailed this gesture of police and assured cooperation in maintaining peace in the area. Police has resolved to reach out to the community members and redress their grievance at the ground level.
Bandipora police destroys bhung cultivation
July 30: Bandipora police continuing its efforts to root out the menace of drugs, launched extensive drive to destroy illegal bhung cultivation. Police parties of P/S Sumbal under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal and SHO sumbal along with Excise department destroyed bhung cultivation in Malikpora Trehgam, Shadipora Sumbal and other adjoining areas. General public of the area have appreciated this action of police & 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.
Bandipora police organizes public interactive meetings at PS Sumbal and PS Bandipora
July 30: Continuing its efforts to strength police public relations, Bandipora Police facilitated an interactive meetings at Police Station Sumbal and Police Station Bandipora. The meeting at PS Sumbal was chaired by SHO Sumbal while SHO Bandipora chaired meeting at PS Bandipora. Community members of villages Wangipora, Sumbal, Bandipora town and other neighbouring areas participated in these meetings. Various issues related to police were raised by the community members. The chairing officers assured the participants that their genuine issues related to police will be redressed on priority. Bandipora police has sought their cooperation in eradication of drug menace from the area. Police has resolved to reach out to the community members and redress their grievance at the ground level.
Anantnag Encounter update
July 30: Apropos our earlier note regarding encounter at Katoo area of Bejbehara Anantnag, it is further informed that the killed terrorist have been identified as Fayaz Ahmad Thokar @ Hanzulla of Tral and Shan Showkat Bhat of Kanelwan. The killed terrorists as per police records were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM and were wanted by law for their complicity in series of terror crimes including attack on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to the police records, they were part of groups involved in planning & executing series of terror attacks in the area and many other civilian atrocities. Several terror crime cases were registered against them. Fayaz as per the police records had a history of terror crime records. He was operating in the areas of Tral, Awantipora, Bijbehara and Aishmuqam where he was involved in several terror attacks and civilian atrocities. Several terror crime cases were registered against him including case FIR No. 105/2019 pertaining to terror attack at KP Road Anantnag in which five CRPF personnel and SHO Anantnag Arshad Khan attained martyrdom, FIR No. 17/2019 of PS Tral, FIR No. 69/2019 of P/S Tral, FIR No. 76/2019 of PS Tral. He was also involved in recruiting locals to the terrorist ranks. Similarly Shan Showkat Bhat was also involved in many terror attacks in the area and was wanted by law for his complicity in several terror crimes. 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.
Encounter in Anantnag
July 30: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces in Katoo Bijbehara area of District Anantnag. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the 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 identities and affiliations of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. Pertinently, with the efforts of police and security forces, it was a clean operation and no collateral damage took place during the exchange of fire. Citizens are requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Ganderbal Police solves theft cases, 04 arrested
July 30: Ganderbal Police arrested 04 persons for the offences of theft cases registered in Police Station Safapora. Police Station Safapora received a written complaint from one person namely Bilal Ahmad Hazari resident of Gratabal Safapora wherein he stated that some unknown thieves have stolen his vehicle bearing registration No. JK16-5652 which was parked near his residential house. Accordingly, case FIR No’s. 12/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was initiated in the matter. During the course of investigation, officers arrested one suspect namely Kaiser Ahmad Parray son of Bazir Ahmad Parry resident of Asham Bandipora. When the officers spoke to him, they learnt about his involvement in the commission of crime. While investigation in the instant matter was going on, Police also learnt about the involvement of other three persons identified as Riyaz Ahmad Parra resident of Bhat Mohalla Sumbal, Pervaiz Ahmad Ganie resident of Wakura Ganderbal, Suhail Ahmad Tantary resident of Wakura Ganderbal, who were subsequently arrested. Officers have recovered stolen vehicles including Swift bearing registration No. DL-3CBC-0368, Van bearing registration No. JK-01E-1430, Alto bearing registration No. JK-16-5652, Scooty bearing registration No. JK-01S-9514, 06 Mobile phones and cash worth ₹15000 has also been recovered. Investigation of the case is going on. 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 arrests a man for killing his daughter in District Baramulla
July 30: Police in district Baramulla arrested one individual for killing his daughter inside the forest area of Kawharbala. Javid Ahmad Khan son of Rehmatullah Khan of Laridora area was arrested for killing his daughter and dumping the body inside the Kawharbala forest area. Police has registered a case FIR no. 23/2019 under relevant section of law at Police Station Chandoosa in the instant matter. During the course of investigation, officers investigating the crime learnt that Javid Khan had taken her daughter inside the forest area and murdered her following an argument pertaining to the fixing of her marriage led to a disagreement. The accused has been arrested and remains in police custody. Body of the girl has been handed over to her family members after completion of the medico-legal formalities. Experts from FSL also visited the scène of crime to gather vital pieces of physical and material evidences in the instant matter. Further investigation in the matter is going on.
Srinagar police launches anti drugs helpline number
July 30: Keeping in mind the well being of the society in general and particularly the rising concerns for drug-addiction in District Srinagar, Srinagar Police launched a helpline to strengthen its intelligence mechanism to nab drug peddlers and smugglers. Srinagar Police requests general public to provide information related to drug peddling. Drug menace is one of the major problem faced by the state and is taking heavy toll on the young generation and society as a whole. Senior superintendent of police Srinagar Dr. M. Haseeb Mughal-JKPS while dedicating the helpline to general public said that anyone who has any information about drug-peddling can contact on helpline number 9596770538, or send us WhatsApp messages, pictures & videos as well. This helpline will be open 24X7 and the identity of the person revealing the information will be kept secret. The information providers will also be awarded suitably, if the information proves to be genuine and leads to recovery of drugs. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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.
Public Interaction meeting held by Srinagar Police
July 30: Continuing with its public outreach programme, Srinagar police facilitated a public interaction meeting at Police Station Batamaloo. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Shaheed gunj along with SHO PS Batamaloo. Community members and respectable citizens of the adjacent areas participated in the meeting. They raised various issues including drug menace, traffic congestion, gambling and other issues. The main aim of the meeting was to interact with the community members and representatives from the area to seek their cooperation for policing activities being undertaken in the area. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be redressed on priority. Police has resolved to reach out to the community members and redress their grievance at the ground level.
Sopore Police arrested 01 notorious drug peddler and seized contraband substance
July 30: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Sopore arrested one notorious drug peddler at a checkpoint and huge quantity of banned drugs was recovered from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Baghat Achabal Sopore arrested one drug peddler identified as Arif Hussain Lone son of Abdul Hamid Lone resident of Lorihama Rafiabad . Huge quantity of Dicyclomine Fortaspas Tramadol HCL Tablets have been recovered from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Sopore where he remains in custody. In this regard, a case FIR No 213/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore 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. 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 arrests two drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
July 29: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Budshah Bridge Srinagar intercepted a vehicle bearing Reg. No. JKOIN-9671 and arrested two drug peddlers onboard the vehicle. The duo identified as Bilal Ahmad son of Gh Rasool and Tanveer Ahmad son of Bashir Ahmad residents of Budgam. Contraband substance Charas weighing 550gms have been seized from their possession by the officers. Both have been shifted to Police Station Maisuma where they remain in custody. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter. Case FIR No. 25/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigation in the matter. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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.
ASP Leh chairs PCPG meeting at Police Post Housing Colony
July 29: Continuing with its public outreach programme and strengthen the Police-Public relations, Leh police facilitated a PCPG meeting at PP Housing Colony. The meeting was chaired by ASP Leh Shri Suresh Kumar Chib-JKPS accompanied by Incharge PP Housing Colony. Large number of respectable citizens including Nambardars of Skalzangling, Housing Colony, Old Bus Stand, members of Women Alliance Housing Colony, shopkeepers and other civil society members of neighbouring areas participated in the meeting. During meeting community members freely interacted with the officers and various issues and other related problems were raised by the participants. Referring to the issues highlighted by the participants, officers chairing the meeting assured participants that their concerns will be addressed in shortest possible time. The participants hailed the gesture of Police and assured full cooperation.
Two missing girls recovered by Anantnag Police
July 29: Parents of two girls approached Police Station Ashmuqam stating that their two daughters age about 14/15 years were missing from their native village in district Anantnag. On receipt of this report, SSP Anantnag constituted a special team from Police Station Ashmuqam for tracking the missing girls. After making strenuous efforts and with the assistance of technical team, Anantnag Police traced both the girls in Delhi. They were safely brought back to their home. The parents and other family members appreciated the timely action of police in tracing the missing girls.
Anantnag Police launches drive against bung cultivation
July 29: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Anantnag police along with Excise & Revenue Department destroyed bung cultivation in Chaklipora Utrasoo area of Anantnag. The team under the supervision of SHO Utrasoo along with Excise & Revenue Department destroyed bung cultivation spread on vast tracts of land at village Chaklipora Utrasoo. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Anantnag police and have urged them 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.
Bandipora police organizes ceremonial volleyball match, distributes volleyball kits among teams
July 29: Bandipora Police under aegis of CAP (Civic Action Programme) organized ceremonial volleyball match and distributed volleyball kits among participating teams. In order to inculcate & promote sports spirit among the youth and build healthy Police-Public relations besides taking forward youth friendly policing initiative particularly in rural areas, a ceremonial volleyball match was played at SK Stadium Bandipora. On the occasion Shri Rahul Malik, SSP Bandipora was the chief guest. Among other officers, senior citizens and sports lovers of the area were also present. While addressing, SSP Bandipora appealed participants to exhibit a competitive sports spirit in accordance with the rules of the game. He expressed that sports enhance mental, physical capability of youth, inculcate discipline and team-spirit, adding that the sports activities also prevent the youth from indulging in drug abuse & other social crimes. Further, he said that, sports is the best way to channelize energy of youth in positive manner and sports activities play a significant role in development of nation. The distribution ceremony was held on the sidelines of ceremonial volleyball match and fresh volleyball kits were distributed among all the twenty teams of the district consisting of 180 players. Refreshment was also provided to all the participants Locals of the area have appreciated the efforts of Bandipora Police. They expressed their desire that such programmes should be organised in future as well so that talent of the youth is encouraged.
Budgam Police arrests drug peddler, contraband substance recovered
July 29: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Chahr-e-Sharif arrested a drug peddler identified as Mohammad Ayoub Mir son of Abdul Gani Mir resident of Trachbal Chahr-e-Sharif. He has been shifted to Police Station Chahr-e-Sharif where he remains in custody. Contraband substance Charas weighing 700gms have been seized from his possession by the officers. Case FIR No. 53/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigation in the matter. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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.
Srinagar Police targets drug dealings, 02 drug peddlers arrested
July 28: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar arrested two drug peddlers at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Boulchpora Soura, arrested two drug peddlers identified as Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh son of Ali Mohd Sheikh resident of Alamgari Bazar and Ayaz Ahmad Parah son of Javid Hussain Parah resident of Bemina. They have been shifted to Police Station Soura where they remain in custody. Contraband substance including Spasmoproxyvon capsules have been seized from their possession by the officers. Case FIR No. 59/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigation in the matter. 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.
Sopore police arrests a drug peddler
July 28: Police has continued its action against drug peddlers in Sopore and arrested 01 drug peddler who was evading his arrest from a long time. Identified as Muzafar Ahmad Shah son of Mohd Sultan Shah resident of Adipora Sopore town. He was involved in drug peddling case FIR NO. 112/2019 U/S 8/22 NDPS act of Police Station Sopore in which huge consignment of drugs (Spasmoproxyvon capsules) were seized from his possession. 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.
Bandipora Police launches drive against bung cultivation
July 27: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs, Bandipora police along with Excise Department destroyed bung cultivation in Malikpora Trehgam area of Bandipora. The team under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal and SHO Sumbal along with Excise Department destroyed bung cultivation spread on vast tracts of land at Malikpora Trehgam and adjoining areas. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Bandipora police and have urged them 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.
Bandipora Police organizes free medical camp
July 27: Continuing with its public outreach programme, Bandipora Police organized free medical camp at District Police Lines Bandipora. The mega health camp was organized by Bandipora Police in collaboration with District Administration Bandipora to provide basic as well as specialist health care services along with laboratory investigation and free drugs to the general public. The medical camp was inaugurated by SSP Bandipora Shri Rahul Malik-IPS and CMO Bandipora. Addressing on the occasion, SSP Bandipora laid stress on making healthcare services accessible to general public at their doorsteps and appreciated the organizers for making the camp a great success. CMO Bandipora Dr Tajumul Hussain apprised the public about the benefits they can avail under various schemes run by the government. General public of the area have appreciated the initiative of Bandipora police and have urged them to organize more such medical camps in the area.
Shopian Encounter Update
July 27: Apropos our earlier press note regarding encounter at Bonbazar area of Shopian, it is further informed that one of the killed terrorist has been identified as Mir Zeenat Ul Islam of Turkawanghom Shopian. From the incriminating materials recovered at the site of encounter, the other killed terrorist has been identified as Pakistani code named Munna. It was a combined group of HM and JeM and as per the Police records Zeenat was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM while as Munna was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM. Both were wanted by law for their complicity in several terror crimes including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities. According to the Police records Zeenat was part of groups involved in several terror crimes. Several terror crime cases were registered against him including case FIR No. 25/2019 pertaining to abduction and killing of a civilian Irfan Hameed of Zainapora. He was also involved in case FIR No. 23/2019 of PS Zainapora Shopian. Similarly Munna was also involved in planning and executing series of terror attacks on security establishments and many other civilian atrocities in the area. He was involved in case FIR NO. 125/2019 pertaining to IED blast on security forces in Arihal area of Pulwama on 17-06-2019 in which 02 security force personnel were martyred. Several other terror crime cases were registered against him. He was also responsible for recruitment of locals to the terrorist ranks. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. All these materials have been taken in the case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror cases. Pertinently, with the efforts of police and security forces, it was a clean operation and no collateral damage took place during the exchange of fire. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any
Encounter in Shopian
July 27: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces in Banday Mohalla Bonbazar area of district Shopian. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 02 terrorists were killed and the bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. The identity and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating material including arms & ammunition was recovered from the site of encounter. Citizens are requested not to venture inside the encounter zone since such an area can prove dangerous due to stray explosive materials. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials if any.
Anantnag police arrests drug peddler, Contraband substance seized
July 26: Police in its recent action targeting drug dealings in Anantnag arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and seized contraband substance from his possession. Identified as Lateef Ahmad son of Mohammad Shaban resident of Qazigund Kulgam was arrested for drug supply offences and shifted to Police Station Bijbehara where he remains in custody. Officers at the checkpoint established at NHW Jablipora Bijbehara intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK19/2684 and seized Spasmoproxyvon capsules from his possession. Vehicle has also been seized in the matter. Case FIR No. 107/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bijbehara 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. 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 arrests bootlegger; Huge quantity of illicit liquor recovered
July 26: Police in Srinagar arrested a bootlegger at a checkpoint established near Bishembar Nagar and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at the checkpoint intercepted a tavera vehicle bearing registration number JK03C 1121. On checking, 43 bottles of illicit liquor was recovered from the possession of Mohammad Altaf Ganie son of Abdul Gani Ganie resident of Mattan Anantnag. He has been taken to Police Station Khanyar where he remains in custody. Officers at the checkpoint have also seized the vehicle. Police has registered a case FIR No. 40/2019 under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation in the matter. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. 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.
Srinagar police detains drug peddler under PSA
July 26: Police in its recent action against drug peddlers has arrested one notorious drug peddler and detained him under PSA. Identified as Tariq Ahmad Wangoo resident of Chinkral Mohalla Habakadal at present Check Rawalpora, he was involved in several cases of drug peddling including case FIR No. 32/2019 U/S 8/21 NDPS Act of PS Rajbagh pertaining to recovery of huge consignment of illegal drugs from his possession. It is pertinent to mention that Tariq Ahmad Wangoo was earlier arrested in different FIRs including FIR 08/2015 U/S 8/21 NDPS of PS Parimpora, FIR No. 07/2017 U/S 8/21 NDPS of P/S MR Gunj, FIR No. 02/2019 U/S 8/21 NDPS of PS Bijbehara and FIR No. 36/2015 U/S 8/21 NDPS of PS Rajbagh. He was a notorious drug Peddler having series of FIRs against him and was responsible for peddling drugs among young students in different districts of the valley. 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.
Public Interaction meeting held by Srinagar Police
July 26: Continuing with its public outreach programme, Srinagar police facilitated a public interaction meeting at Police Station Soura. The meeting was chaired by SHO PS Soura. Community members and Traders Federation Nowshehra participated in the meeting. They raised various issues including drug menace, traffic congestion, gambling and other issues. The main aim of the meeting was to interact with the community members and representatives from the area to seek their cooperation for policing activities being undertaken in the area. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be redressed on priority. He advised the participants not to sell banned drugs without proper prescription duly authorized by doctors. Police has resolved to reach out to the community members and redress their grievance at the ground level.
Sopore Police arrests 02 drug peddlers, contraband substance seized
July 26: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Sopore has arrested two drug peddlers at a check point and seized contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint arrested 02 drug peddlers father & son duo identified as Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Dar and Ghulam Hassan Dar residents of Teliyan Mohalla Arampora Sopore. They have been shifted to Police Station Sopore where they remain in custody. Officers have seized 500 grams of charas from their possession. Police has registered a case FIR No. 209/2019 under relevant sections of law and initiated investigation in the matter. 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..
Kupwara Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Kupwara police today celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and passion at District Police Lines Kupwara. SSP Kupwara Shri Shriram Ambarkar -IPS took the salute from the parade contingents. On this momentous occasion, SSP Kupwara highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War. On the occasion, floral tribute was also paid to the martyrs of J&K police, who sacrificed their life and fought gallantly for the pride of our nation and the security of our citizens. The event was witnessed by the families of the martyrs and students of different educational institutions who presented cultural programme followed by patriotic songs in the memory of those martyrs who defended India & to those who never returned.
Baramulla Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Baramulla police today celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and passion at District Police Lines Baramulla. Sh. M. Suleiman Choudhary-IPS DIG NKR Baramulla took the salute from the contingents of CRPF, SSB, JKP and Home Guard. On this momentous occasion, DIG NKR Baramulla highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War. SSP Baramulla Sh. Abdul Qayoom-JKPS and other police officers including Orchestra Team of District Police Baramulla were present on the occasion.
Srinagar Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Srinagar police today celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Diwas at District Police Lines Srinagar where SSP Srinagar Dr. M. Haseeb Mughal-JKPS, Srinagar took the salute. All City SsP of Srinagar Police, SP Headquarters Srinagar and other officers of District Police Srinagar were present on the occasion, besides large number of children and students also participated. On the occasion, SSP Srinagar elaborated how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also paid rich tributes to the martyrs of Kargil war. Orchestra team of District Police Srinagar also participated in Kargil Vijay Diwas by singing patriotic songs.
Leh Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Leh police today celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and passion at District Police Lines Leh. SSP Leh Miss. Sargun Shukla-IPS took the salute from the contingents of Leh Police and IRP 25th battalion. On this momentous occasion, SSP Leh highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. She also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War. A symposium on the topic "Recognition of courage and valour in India" was also organised after the parade which was participated by students of JNV and CIBS Choglamsar. Additional SP Leh, DySP Hqr Leh were also present on the occasion. The programme was coordinated by DySP DAR Leh Suraj Singh who welcomed the guests and also presented vote of thanks. Later, certificates were also presented to the participants of the symposium.
Bandipora Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Bandipora police celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and fervour at District Police Lines Bandipora, today. In the Vijay Divas parade, contingents of Police and CRPF participated. Senior Superintendent of Police Bandipora Sh Rahul Malik -IPS took salute from the parade. SSP Bandipora in his address said that today is the day to pay homage to the valiant soldiers who sacrificed their lives during conflict to protect the territorial integrity of the nation and for our better future. Senior officers of Police, CRPF, members of civil society, school childrens from various educational institutions participated in the event. Later, an interactive session was organised where SP Bandipora interacted with the school children.
Ganderbal Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Ganderbal police celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and fervour at District Police Lines Ganderbal, today. In the Vijay Divas parade, contingents of Police, CRPF and SDRF participated. Senior Superintendent of Police Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal-JKPS took salute from the parade. SSP Ganderbal highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War.
Sopore Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Sopore police today celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and passion at District Police Lines Sopore. SSP Sopore Shri Javaid Iqbal-JKPS took the salute from the Police & CRPF parade contingents. On this momentous occasion, SSP Sopore highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War.
Handwara Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Handwara police celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and fervour at District Police Lines Handwara, today. In the Vijay Divas parade, contingents of Police and students of different schools participated. Superintendent of police Handwara Shri Ashish Mishra -IPS took salute from the parade. SSP Handwara highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War.
Pulwama Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Pulwama police celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and passion at District Police Lines Pulwama, today. SP Pulwama Shri Chandan Kohli took salute from the parade contingents. On this momentous occasion, SSP Pulwama highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War. Among others, Officers of Army, CRPF, Police and students of different schools of Pulwama were present.
Kulgam Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Kulgam police today celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and passion at District Police Lines Kulgam. SSP Kulgam Shri Gurinderpal Singh-IPS took the salute from the Police & SSB parade contingents. On this momentous occasion, SSP Kulgam highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War. Among others Additional SP Kulgam, DySP HQRS, DySP DAR DySP PC Kulgam, SDPO D.H. Pora were present on the occasion.
Shopian Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Shopian police celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and fervour at District Police Lines Shopian, today. SSP Shopian Shri Sandeep Chaudhary-IPS took salute from the parade. Police officers & officials of the district participated in the parade. Speaking on the occasion, SSP Shopian highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War and praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War.
Awantipora Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Awantipora police celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and fervour at District Police Lines Awantipora, today. In the Vijay Divas parade, contingents of CRPF, ITBP, JKP, JKAP and school children participated. Senior superintendent of police Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS took salute from the parade. SSP Awantipora highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War which was fought by our hero soldiers for about 90 days thereby hoisting Tricolour Flag at Kargil Hills. Sweets, tea and snacks were served among the gathering and the participants.
Anantnag Police celebrates 20th Kargil Vijay Divas
July 26: Awantipora police celebrated 20th Kargil Vijay Divas Day with zeal and fervour at District Police Lines Awantipora, today. In the Vijay Divas parade, contingents of CRPF, ITBP, JKP, JKAP and school children participated. Senior superintendent of police Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS took salute from the parade. SSP Awantipora highlighted the importance of celebrating Vijay Divas elaborating how our forces fought Kargil War 1999 and emerged victorious. He also praised the exemplary courage shown by Security Forces during Kargil War and paid rich tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil War which was fought by our hero soldiers for about 90 days thereby hoisting Tricolour Flag at Kargil Hills. Sweets, tea and snacks were served among the gathering and the participants.
Two terror associates arrested in Bandipora
July 25: On a credible input Bandipora Police along with security forces arrested two terrorist associates identified as Mohd Saleem Gojer Banyia son of Abdul Aziz Banyia resident of Bandipora and Mohd Iqbal Khatana son of Mohd Ismail Khatana resident of Rajouri. As per the investigations, it is learnt that they were involved in facilitating infiltration and providing logistic support to terrorists. Arms & ammunition and other incriminating material was recovered from their possession. Police has registered a case FIR No. 80/2019 under relevant sections of law at PS Bandipora in the matter. All the incriminating materials recovered has been taken into case records for the purpose of investigation and probe their complicity in other terror crimes. Further investigation in the matter is going on.
Public interaction meeting held by Srinagar Police
July 25: As a part of its public outreach programme, Srinagar police today organized a police public meeting at Police Station Nishat. The meeting was chaired by SHO Nishat. The meeting was attended by the respectable citizens of adjacent areas of Nishat. The participants raised various issues during the meeting. The main aim of the meeting was to facilitate interaction with the respectable citizens and allow for their participation in community policing besides to provide them an opportunity to voice their concerns freely. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be redressed on priority. Police also sought their cooperation in eradicating social crimes especially drug menace from the area. The community members have hailed the initiative of police in facilitating police public meeting .
Kulgam police seizes 200 bags of subsidized rice; 02 arrested
July 25: Acting on specific information about the misappropriation of rice meant for distribution to public, Kulgam police seized 200 Bags of subsidized rice. Officers at checking point near J&K Bank Damhal Hanjipora intercepted a truck bearing registration No. JK05-7633. During search of the vehicle 200 bags of subsidized rice was recovered. The driver of the vehicle identified as Mohammad Shafi Sheikh son of Bashir Ahmad Sheikh resident of Nandwan Uri was arrested. Accordingly Case FIR no. 67/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Damhal Hanjipora and initiated investigation in the matter. When the officers spoke to him they learnt about the involvement of another accused identified as Shahid Ahmad Bangroo son of Abdul Hamid Bangro resident of Mirjanpora Eidgah Srinagar, who was subsequently arrested. Both remain in police custody. Vehicle used in the commission of offence has also been seized. Officers investigating the case have also learnt that this subsidized rice was being misappropriated by the accused persons in connivance with some CAPD employees. The rice was being repackaged into new bags bearing names of popular brands and then sold in the market at a higher price.
Srinagar Police arrest accused and recovers kidnapped girl within 12 hrs
July 25: Police Station Kothibagh received a complaint that a girl has been kidnapped. Bashir Ahmad stated that his daughter has been kidnapped by one Adil Ahmad Langoo S/O Ab Rehman R/O Habakadal Srinagar. Acting swiftly on the complaint Srinagar Police recovered the kidnapped girl and also arrested the accused within 12hrs. After all legal formalities the girl was handed over to her legal heirs. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. Community members can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.
Srinagar Police arrests notorious drug peddler, seized contraband substance
July 25: Police has continued its action against drug dealings in Srinagar and arrested one drug peddler at a checkpoint, contraband substance Brown Sugar has been recovered from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Gojwara Chowk arrested a drug peddler identified as Altaf Ahmad Najar alias TK Khan son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Pather Masjid Zainakadal Srinagar. Officers have seized 11 gms of Brown Sugar and cash ₹ 22200 from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station Nowhatta where he remains in custody. Accordingly case FIR No. 37/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in the matter 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 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.
Handwara police arrests a drug Peddler, Contraband substance recovered, 04 arrested for attacking police party
July 25: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Handwara has arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Besides 04 persons were also arrested when they attacked police party with stones and lathies in an attempt to prevent the lawful search for contraband substance at a house of a drug peddler. Officers at a checkpoint established at TRC Crossing Handwara intercepted a Santro Car without registration No. and arrested a drug peddler who has been identified as Prince Parvaiz Hanji son of Parvaiz resident of Maratgam. He has been taken to Police Station Handwara where he remains in custody. Contraband substance Heroin concealed in a polythene has been seized by the officers from the car. However, the other person in car managed to escape who was identified as Sahil Shafi Banday son of Shafi Banday resident of Maratgam. Case FIR No. 199/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation initiated in the matter. As per the disclosure of arrested person, a police party from PS Handwara was deputed to recover & seize more contraband substance from the house of arrested person at Maratgam but inmates pelted stones and attacked police party with lathies to circumvent the lawful search for contraband substance. Four persons were arrested on spot after strenuous efforts. In this regard, a case FIR No. 200/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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.
Public Interaction meeting held by Bandipora Police
July 24: Continuing with its public outreach programme, Bandipora police facilitated a public interaction meeting at Police Post Nowgam. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Sumbal Shri Saqib Ghani along with In-charge PP Nowgam. Community members and representatives of adjacent villages of Nowgam participated in the meeting. The participants raised various issues of general importance during the meeting. The main aim of the meeting was to interact with the community members and representatives from the area to seek their cooperation for policing activities being undertaken in the area for maintaining peace and public order. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be redressed on priority. Police also sought their cooperation in eradicating social crimes especially drug menace and gambling from the area. Police has resolved to reach out to the community members and redress their grievances at the ground level.
Police launches drive against bung cultivation in Sopore
July 24: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs, Sopore police along with civil society members destroyed bung cultivation in Badambagh area of Sopore. The team headed by SHO Sopore destroyed bung cultivation spread on vast tracts of land at Badambagh Sopore. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Sopore police and have urged them 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.
Sopore Police seizes illicit timber
July 24: Police in Sopore arrested 03 timber smugglers and seized illicit timber. Acting on specific information Sopore Police headed by SDPO Rafiabad and SHO Police Station Panza under the supervision of SSP Sopore arrested three notorious timber smugglers in the forest area of Rafiabad. Identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Kumar @Sabha son of Siobhan Kumar, Mohammad Yousef Kumar son of Sonallah Kumar and Ghulam Hassan Khan son of Sayen Khan, all residents of Takiya Panzla. They have been shifted to Police Station Panzla where they remain in custody. Officers have seized two logs of illicit timber from the spot. Police has registered a case FIR No. 54/2019 under relevant sections & initiated investigation in the matter. 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.
Budgam Police in cooperation with Kashmir Youth Web organizes signature campaign
July 23: Budgam police in cooperation with Kashmir Youth Web organized a signature campaign titled “Stop Drug trafficking in Kashmir”. The campaign was organized to spread awareness about drug menace in the society. Community members of the area including youth, Police Officers and members of Kashmir Youth Web attended the campaign and pledged to curb this menace. We reiterate our commitment to fight menace of drug addiction in our society. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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.
03 HM terrorists arrested, ammunition recovered.
July 23: Srinagar Police arrested three HM terrorists, who were involved in firing on SPO Romaan at Chana Pora and several grenade throwing incidents and other terror crimes in Srinagar & Jammu cities. They have been identified as Asif Iqbal Dar & Shahid Hassan Dar residents of Soura and Rasheed Lateef Mir resident of Barzulla. They were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM and were wanted by law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes. The arrests were made after series of human and technical investigative techniques used by Police. As per police records they had history of terror crime records and were involved in planning and executing several terror crimes in J&K along with their terror associates. During investigation it was learnt that Junaid Shehrai commander of proscribed terror outfit HM was part of this group which carried out these terror attacks. They were involved in attack on SPO Romaan at Chanapora on 27/3/2019 in which he sustained injuries besides grenade throwing incidents in Jammu & Srinagar. Incriminating materials which include ammunition, live rounds were recovered from their possession. Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law in this regard. Further investigation in the matter is going on.
Srinagar Police solves theft cases, 03 arrested.
July 23: Srinagar Police arrested 03 persons for the offences of theft in different cases registered in Rajbagh Police Station. Police Station Rajbagh received two written complaints from two persons namely Sajad Ahmad Jan resident of Kursoo Rajbagh and Wajahat Amin Bhat resident of Batpora Sopore wherein they stated that some unknown thieves have stolen their Motorcycle bearing registration No. JKOIR-7107 and Scooty bearing registration No. JK05E-4363 from Jawahar Nagar and LD Hospital respectively. Accordingly, case FIR No’s. 21/2019 and 66/2019 under relevant sections of law were registered and investigation in these matters were initiated. During the course of investigation, officers identified one suspect namely Kiyaas Ahmad War son of Fayaz Ahmad War resident of Baki Aaker Handwara. When the officer spoke to him, they learnt about his involvement in both the theft cases. Officers also recovered stolen motorcycle and scooty and handed them over to their rightful owners after legal formalities. Meanwhile another complaint was received by Police Station Rajbagh from one person namely Nazrul Islam resident of Kangan Ganderbal stating therein that he has purchased one BMW vehicle bearing registration No. DL1CM-6235 from two persons namely Shahid Ahmad and Sahil residents of Kolkata and paid Rs.2.50 lacs for the vehicle. However they later stole the same vehicle and escaped away from Rajbagh area. A case FIR No. 75/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Rajbagh. During the course of investigation, both the accused persons were arrested and stolen vehicle was recovered from their possession. Pertinently a SIT headed by SHO PS Rajbagh was constituted to investigate these cases under the supervision of SDPO Sadder. SIT was able to work out these cases with considerable success. 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.```
Srinagar Police quizzes 02 persons.
July 23: On a specific information, Police Station Rajbagh quizzed one person namely Mohammad Iqbal Dar son of Abdul Salam Dar resident of Bogund Kulgam and recovered demonetized currency notes amounting to Rs.3.00 lacs from his possession. When the officers spoke to him, they learnt that he has dumped more money in a hideout in Jawahar Nagar area. Subsequently, Officers from Police Station Rajbagh raided house of Ghulam Ahmad son of Abdul Ahad at Jawahar Nagar and recovered ₹ 22 Lacs demonetized currency. Pertinently a SIT headed by SHO PS Rajbagh was constituted to investigate the case under the supervision of SDPO Sadder. SIT was able to work out this case with considerable success. Further investigation into the matter is going on.
Srinagar police arrests four persons involved in antisocial activities
July 08: Police in Srinagar arrested four persons involved in antisocial activities near Library Park Malikyar in the jurisdiction of Police Station Maharaj Gunj. Identified as Sheikh Waseem, Parvez Ahmed Khan, both residents of Old Fatehkadal, Zahoor Ahmed Baba resident of Zainakadal, and Javed Ahmed Sheikh resident of Tral A/P Habbakadal arrested for antisocial activities have been taken to Police Station Maharaj Gunj where they remain in custody. Officers from the local police unit found them in a state of intoxication in public and were causing annoyance to general public in the area. All these persons were taken into custody after completing medico-legal formalities. Doctors at the hospital after conducting medical examination confirmed that they were in a state of intoxication. Case FIR No. 29/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter. Members of the local Auqaf Committee, who were present on spot hailed the action of Srinagar police. They have assured full cooperation with the local police in eradicating the social crimes from the society. Police has resolved to act tough against the social crimes.

Terrorists shot at a civilian in Chandhara area in Awantipora this evening.
July 08: Terrorists fired on a civilian identified as Mohammad Rafiq Rather son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Chandhara. He has received gunshot injuries in this incident. Mohammad Rafiq was evacuated to hospital for medical treatment. Police has registered a case. Officers from the local police unit are at the spot and are investigating the circumstances of this terror crime.
ADGP Armed J&K takes stock of deployment
July 07: ADGP Armed J&K Shri S.J.M Gillani-IPS accompanied by Shri Maqsood-ul-Zaman-SSP, Commandant IRP-8th Battalion paid visit to Baltal, Nilgrath and Domail to take the stock of the deployment made for smooth and secure conduct of ongoing Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra-2019. ADGP Armed also took stock of the logistics provided to the Manpower deployed en route the Holy Cave. He interacted with the officers and officials deployed at various locations and briefed them to discharge the assigned duties with utmost care so that the devotees on the pilgrimage feel comfortable and secure by all means. ADGP Armed also visited Joint Police Control Room established at Baltal and interacted with Police Yatra Officers, Army, CRPF, ITBP, Medical Officers and Shrine Board Officers. He briefed the officers to ensure that their coordinated efforts are effectively put in place to make the Yatra smooth and secure. He impressed upon the officers to ensure that their conduct is people friendly while dealing with the pilgrims besides providing them foolproof security and necessary assistance. While briefing the officers assigned with different Yatra duties en route Holy Cave, the ADGP Armed also stressed upon them to take care of the welfare of Jawans deployed at hazardous locations for the safety and security of the pilgrims. ADGP Armed also gave necessary instructions to Mountain Rescue Teams personnel of Jammu & Kashmir Police to remain extra vigilant, alert and ready round the clock to come forward in the shortest possible time to take up the rescue operations in case of any unexpected mishap to any pilgrim due to any natural or manmade calamity.
Police solves murder case in Baramulla
July 07: Police in Baramulla solved a murder case after a thorough and professional investigation was carried out by a SIT constituted for the purpose. On 29-06-2019 Police Station Uri received information that one lady namely Shahida Begum of Uri was found hanging in her room apparently after committing suicide. Accordingly inquest proceedings under section 174 CrPC was initiated in Poplice Station Uri. During the course of proceedings, while investigating the facts and circumstances of the case, the officers learnt of the foul play which had been staged to create an impression of a suicide. Accordingly a SIT comprising of SHO Police Station Uri and 02 other officers under the overall supervision of SDPO Uri was constituted to investigate the circumstances leading to the death of a woman. Subsequently, officers while investigating the case spoke to several individuals and one suspect namely Qadeer Ahmad Khatana son of Ab Majeed resident of Julla Kalgi Uri who happens to be brother-in-law and cousin of deceased woman was also questioned. During sustained questioning, the officers learnt that the said individual was involved in the murder of this woman and she had not actually committed suicide as was initially reported to police. It is pertinent to mention here that the woman had returned from her maternal home after staying there for about more than one month. The husband of the deceased is presently working outside J&K from past six months. On the fateful night accused had exchanged heated arguments with the woman leading to a verbal altercation between the two. The accused person grabbed the woman and tied a scarf around her neck and gradually pulled it leading to her death on spot. He then hanged the dead body in her room to project her killing as suicide. A case under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Uri and further investigation in the matter is going on.
Srinagar Police arrests a thief, Recovers property worth lacs
July 06: After sustained efforts, Srinagar Police arrested one thief identified as Bilal Ahmad Ganie son of Late Ab Aziz Ganie resident of Chatpora, Pulwama and recovered stolen property worth ₹ 34 lakh approximately which includes jewellery, laptops and cash from his possession. The individual used to masquerade as a marriage broker. He was involved in 8 theft cases registered in Police Stations Shergarhi, Shaheed Gunj, Rajbagh, Sadder and Parimpora since last 6 months. Earlier several theft incidents were reported from the areas of Srinagar. Accordingly, a special team was constituted by SSP Srinagar Dr M.Haseeb Mughal for the investigation of theft cases. The team included SP City South, SDPO Shaheed Gunj and SHO Shergarhi. The team investigated the activities of one suspect namely Bilal Ahmed Ganie through a series of scientific and human investigative techniques. Subsequently, police recovered gold jewellery, laptops along with the currencies of several countries from his possession. He has been taken into custody. Complainants are informed to recognize their stolen property and can get it released from Court of law. About six cases of theft have been solved by arresting the said accused. The receiver of the stolen property, a Jeweller of Hari Singh High Street was also arrested during the course of investigation. The bank account which contains the cash obtained after liquidating the stolen property has also been freezed in accordance with the law. Further investigation in the matter is in progress. General public have lauded the efforts of police in solving several theft cases. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements.
Ganderbal Police arrests a bootlegger
July 06: Police in Ganderbal arrested a bootlegger at a Naka checkpoint established near Power House Kangan and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at the checkpoint arrested a person identified as Suliman Hashim Ansari alias Danish resident of Najeeb Ahad Bijnoor U.P, presently residing at Tawheed Pora Kangan Ganderbal and recovered 07 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. He has been taken to P.S Kangan where he remains in custody. A case FIR No. 37/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kangan and investigation has been initiated. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements.
Handwara police arrests a drug peddler
July 6: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Handwara has arrested a drug peddler at a checkpoint and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Also two of the three persons who attacked police party with stones and made efforts to facilitate escape of the drug peddler were also arrested. Officers at a checkpoint established at Bypass Crossing Handwara arrested a drug peddler who has been taken to Police Station Handwara where he remains in custody. Contraband substance Brown Sugar has been seized by the officers from his possession. Case FIR No. 173/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation initiated in the matter. Moreover, while making the arrest of said drug peddler, three persons attacked the police party with stones to facilitate the escape of drug peddler from police custody. Among them, two have been arrested while as third person identified as Javaid Ahmed Mir resident of Sadargund Handwara escaped from the spot. In this regard, a case FIR No. 174/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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.
Budgam police arrests two drug peddlers, contraband substance seized
July 5: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam has arrested 02 drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Acting on a specific input regarding concealment of Poppy straw(Fukki) by two persons namely Ghulam Mohidin Bhat resident of Muqam and Ghulam Mohd Bhat resident of Hanjura Chadoora at their respective residences. Police party from PS Chadoora raided both the places and recovered poppy straw weighing 20 kgs and 10 kgs respectively. In this regard Case FIR No 121/2019 & 122/2019 under relevant sections of law have been registered in P/S Chadoora and investigation has been initiated. Separately, Police at a checkpoint in Kahipora area of Khansahib, apprehended two notorious drug peddlers namely Gh Nabi sheikh resident of Yarikah Khansahib and Nissar Ahmad Bhat resident of Lassipora Budgam. Officers have recovered 60grams of Charas from their possession. They have been taken into custody and remain at P/S Khansahib. In this regard case FIR No. 107/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered at P/S Khansahib and investigation taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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 Public meetings held at PS Nigeen & PS Soura
July 05: Police Public meetings were held in the respective jurisdictional area of P/S Nigeen and P/S Soura today. At P/S Nigeen the meeting was held at Bus Stand Hazratbal in which transporters participated. The meeting was chaired by SHO P/S Nigeen. Another Police Public meeting was held at Police Station Soura in which community members of Anchar Soura participated and the meeting was chaired by SHO P/S Soura. The main aim of these meetings was to interact with community members and seek their cooperation in maintaining peace and tranquillity so as to ensure smooth conduct of ongoing Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra. During these meetings various social issues including social crimes, drug menace and other grievances were raised. The participants were assured that the issues pertaining to police will be solved in shortest possible time & the rest will be taken up with concerned authorities for their speedy redressal. Officers chairing meeting also requested community members for cooperation to eradicate the social crimes from the society. Civil society members hailed this gesture of police and assured support in maintaining harmony and eradicating other social evils as well. The meeting ended on a positive note.
Sopore police arrests 4 notorious drug peddlers
July 4: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Sopore has arrested 04 notorious drug peddlers at two checkpoints and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at National Highway Choora arrested two drug peddlers. Identified as Sajad Ahmad Lone and Abdul Majid Lone, both residents of Tujjar Shareef Sopore have been shifted to Police Station Tarzoo where they remain in custody. 1.5 kilograms of charas and a Sumo bearing registration number JK05B-0632 has been seized by the officers. Case FIR No. 70/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and initiated investigations in the matter. Meanwhile, at another checkpoint established at railway crossing Amargrah Sopore, officers from the local police unit arrested two drug peddlers. Identified as Nissar Ahmad Kumar resident of Plan Bandipora and Mohammad Ashraf Bhat resident of Rebban Sopore arrested for the drug supply offences have been taken to Police Station Tarzoo where they remain in custody. 1.5 kilograms of charas has been recovered from their possession. Case FIR No. 71/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighborhood. 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.