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December 06: Police along with security forces have arrested an active terrorist along with a terrorist associate in Sopore. Acting on specific input regarding presence of terrorist in Ningli area of Sopore, a cordon and search operation was launched by Police, 52RR and 177Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation terrorist and his associate were challenged by the search party however they tried to escape from the spot but the alert search party apprehended them tactfully. The active terrorist has been identified as Towfeeq Kaboo son of Ghulam Rasool Kaboo resident of Kaboo Mohalla Arampora Sopore while as a terrorist associate has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Kaloo son of Abdul Rahman Kaloo resident of Takiabal Sopore. In this regard a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been taken up.
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December 06: 59th Raising day of Homeguards/ Civil Defence was celebrated today at Divisional Commandant Home Guards Headquarter Bemina Srinagar. Divisional Commandant Homeguards Kashmir read the messages of Hon’ble President of Republic of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Home Minister of India Shri Amit Shah, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of UT of J&K Shri Manoj Sinha, Home Secretary Govt of India Shri Ajay Bhalla- IAS, Chief Secretary of J&K Dr Arun Kumar Mehta-IAS, Principal Secretary to Govt Home Deptt. J&K Shri Shaleen Kabra-IAS, Director General Fire Services/ Civil Defence & Homeguards Govt of India Shri Taj Hassan-IPS, Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh-IPS, Commandant General HG/CD/SDRF J&K Shri Danesh Rana-IPS. On the occasion a ceremonial parade was presented by the volunteers of Homeguards/Civil Defence. Firdous Iqbal Divisional Commandant Homeguards Kashmir took the salute on the occasion. The duties & responsibilities of HG/CD volunteers as first responders in Disaster Management and mitigation were highlighted on the occasion besides the role of HG volunteers in rescue and Disaster Management was appreciated, as volunteers have been performing selflessly in the testing times. Their role during natural calamities in assisting civil administration as well as Police administration particularly in traffic regulation, Haj/ Yatra duties and their challenging duties during Covid-19 have been acknowledged and appreciated by all the dignitaries in their respective messages.
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December 05: Police along with security forces arrested two active terrorists in Shopian and recovered arms & ammunition from their possession. Acting on specific input regarding presence of an active terrorist namely Shahid Ahmad Gaine son of Gulzar Ahmad Ganie resident of Doomwani Keegam of proscribed terror outfit LeT and his close associate at village Doomwani near Rambi Ara. Police alongwith 44RR and 14Bn CRPF launched a joint cordon and search operation in the area. When joint parties of Police and SFs approached to the suspected spot, the two suspects tried to flee from the spot. However, the duo were arrested tactfully by the joint search parties. The identification of the other arrested terrorist has been identified as Kifayat Ayoub Alie son of Mohd Ayoub Alie resident of Pinjoora Shopian. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 01 Chinese pistol, 01 pistol magazine, 02 Chinese hand grenades, 08 pistol rounds were recovered from their possession, besides cash amount of ₹2.9 lakh rupees were also recovered from their possession. In this regard a case FIR No.294/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigation has been taken up.
Police facilitates PCPG meeting in Kulgam
December 04: As a part of Public outreach programme, Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meeting was facilitated by Police in Yaripora area of Kulgam. The meeting was held while following social distancing norms and other Covid protocols. The meeting was chaired by SSP Kulgam Dr. G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS. Besides, other senior officers of Police & civil administration including Ex MLA H.S. Bugh Shri Abdul Majeed Larmi, DDC Frisal, DDC Behibagh were also present. The meeting was attended by respectable citizens of the area including members of Auqaf Committees, Numberdars, Chowkidars, Traders Federation/Fruit Associations of Yaripora and its adjacent areas. During the meeting, participants raised various issues of public importance. The chairing officer listened the grievances patiently and assured them that their genuine grievances will be resolved on priority and every possible help will be provided to the people of the area. The participants were also requested to co-operate with Police and administration in maintaining law & order in the area and in identifying anti-national & anti-social elements. The participants in the meeting assured their full co-operation to Police in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of Police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinions freely.
SSP Bandipora chairs crime/security review meeting
December 04: SSP Bandipora Shri Mohmmad Zahid -JKPS today chaired a security review meeting at the conference Hall of DPL Bandipora besides, discussed other crime works. The meeting was attended by ASP Bandipora Shri Ashiq Hussain Tak-JKPS, Sr. PO DPO Bandipora, all SDPO's/DYSP DAR, all SHOs/ IC PPs of district Bandipora. During the meeting discussion was held on the status of Case FIRs registered in 2021, backlog cases & their disposal, especially cases related to terrorism & narcotics. The overall security scenario of the district was discussed with jurisdictional police officers. The participating officers presented PowerPoint presentations regarding crime and security scenario of their respective jurisdictions. SSP Bandipora also reviewed the progress of actions taken against OGW networks of terrorist organisations operating in jurisdiction of district Bandipora. Addressing the officers, SSP Bandipora, said that the jurisdictional supervisory officers must take all the necessary measures to improve investigation & disposal of cases by personally monitoring the cases. He stressed upon the officers to speed up the disposal of all pending cases especially UA(P) Act, NDPS Act cases. He stressed upon them to adopt latest techniques and standard practices which would bring improvement in investigation of the cases including cyber crimes. SSP Bandipora also directed the officers to strengthen the security grid in their respective areas for ensuring peace and stability besides, take stringent action against those involved in anti-social activities. He also impressed that the COVID-19 SOPs/orders must be followed in letter & spirit.
Police busts gang of burglars in Budgam; 07 accused arrested
December 04: Police in Budgam have solved a burglary case by arresting seven accused persons involved in the commission of crime besides, recovered stolen property worth lakhs of rupees. On 01/12/2021, Police Station Magam received a complaint from one person namely Mansoor Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh resident of Batpora Kanihama regarding burglary at his workshop ‘Mansoor Automobiles’ located at Agrikalan Magam. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 254/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Magam and a special team headed by SHO PS Magam was constituted to investigate the case. During the course of investigation, the special team zeroed in on some suspects and they were called for questioning. During questioning, one of the suspects namely Imran Hassan Mir son of Manzoor Ahmad Mir resident of Kakarpora Mirgund Pattan confessed his involvement in the commission of crime. The team also recovered stolen property from the premises of his residential house which he had concealed in a tin shed. He also confessed the role of his two more accomplices who had hatched the criminal conspiracy and actively participated in the commission of crime. Both the accused persons identified as Yawar Abbas Malik son of Ashiq Hussain Malik resident of Lashkar Mohalla Nishat and Aijaz Ahmad Malla son of Ghulam Mohammad Malla resident of Dewar Parihaspora were subsequently arrested. The investigating team also learnt about involvement of another accused person namely Syed Akther Shah son of Syed Mustafa Shah resident of Parihaspora Pattan & on his disclosure stolen property which he had concealed at his workshop near Shadipora Crossing was recovered. Following more leads, the investigating team arrested two more accomplices of this burglary gang identified as Pervaiz Ahmad Guroo son of Ab. Ahad Guroo resident of Narayan bagh Ganderbal and Irfan Hussain Sofi son of Muzafar Ahmed Sofi resident of Dabb Ganderbal & recovered stolen property which they had concealed at their workshop at Dub Ganderbal. Furthermore, the team arrested one more accused person identified as Zulfkar Ahmad Dar son of Gh. Hussain Dar resident of Chenabal Mirgund Pattan who was also part of the crime and had used his vehicle Maruti-800 bearing registration number PB10AG-9210 for the commission of crime. The vehicle was also seized from Wushan Kangan Ganderbal. All the accused persons have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Stolen property which include 32 Clutch Plates, 16 Axles, 28 bearings, 17 desk pads, 08 batteries & other accessories worth about ₹05 lakh rupees have been recovered so far and further investigation is in progress. Police warns of strict action against those individuals found involved in any kind of criminal activity.
Police arrests an active LeT terrorist in Budgam; Arms and Ammunition recovered
December 04: Police along with security forces arrested an active terrorist in Budgam and recovered arms & ammunition from his possession. On a specific input regarding movement of terrorists in Poshkar area of Budgam, Police alongwith 62RR/2RR & 79Bn CRPF launched a joint cordon and search operation in the area. During the search operation the joint team arrested an active terrorist linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT. He has been identified as Ab Hameed Nath resident of Pethzanigam Beerwah, Budgam. Incriminating materials including a pistol and 01 magazine, 05 pistol rounds and 01 Chinese grenade were recovered from his possession. As per police records, he was active since Feb 2021. A case under relevant sections of law stands registered against him in Police Station and investigation has been initiated.
Police arrests notorious drug peddler in Kulgam, another in Pulwama
December 03: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in a series of actions in Southern Kashmir have arrested two drug peddlers including a notorious drug peddler. Huge quantity of contraband substance was also recovered from their possession. Acting on specific information regarding drug peddling in Qazigund area, a police party of Police Station Qazigund raided a residential house located at Nussu Badragund. During the raid, police party recovered huge quantity of Fukki, weighing about 100Kgs from the possession of a notorious drug peddler. The accused identified as Mohd Amir Ganie son of Mohd Ahsan Ganie resident of Nussu Badragund Qazigund has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Meanwhile in Pulwama, during routine checking at a check point established at Eidgah crossing Pulwama, a police party of Police Station Pulwama intercepted a suspicious person identified as Imran Rashid son of Abdul Rashid Bhat resident of Sonsamil. On his personal search, 10 bottles of codeine phosphate was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Accordingly cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and investigations have 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.
Palhallan grenade attack case solved; Terror module busted with arrest of 3 LeT(TRF) associates
December 02: Police in Baramulla have busted a terrorist module of proscribed terror outfit LeT(TRF) by arresting three terrorist associates involved in Palhallan Grenade attack. Police along with 29RR and SSB 2nd Bn established a joint MVCP/naka at Wussan Pattan and intercepted three suspicious individuals who tried to flee from the spot after watching the joint naka party. They were tactfully apprehended by the alert party and were identified as Asif Ahmad Reshi son of Nissar Ahmad Reshi, Mehrajudin Dar son of Sonaullah Dar and Faisal Habib Lone son of Habibullah Lone all the residents of Gund Jehangir, Hajin, District Bandipora. During the course of investigation and technical leads revealed that the arrested trio are working as terror associates of proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF) and involved in a recent grenade attack at Palhallan on 17/11/2021 as a case vide FIR No.327/2021 of PS Pattan under relevant sections of law stands already registered. On their disclosure two grenades were recovered from their possession. Investigations also revealed that the arrested trio were given instructions by the terrorists across the border and aim behind the attacks was to create an atmosphere of fear & chaos and to draw reaction against Kashmiri Youth outside UT. Further investigation into the case is going on.
Police arrests two persons in Awantipora for alleged trafficking of Covid orphans
December 02: Police in Awantipora have arrested two persons for alleged trafficking of Covid orphans. Police Station Pampore received a written application from Chairperson Child Welfare Committee (CWC) District Pulwama for registration of FIR in an alleged illegal adoption and sale of Covid orphans in Pampore area. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 153/2021 relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Pampore and investigation was initiated. During the preliminary investigation, two accused persons identified as Mohd Amin Rather son of Gh Mohd Rather resident of Bemina and Aijaz Ahmed Dar son of Ab Hameed Dar resident of Pampore were arrested in the instant case. During the investigation, it came to fore that the arrested duo are running a trust in Samboora, Pamore by the name of Global Welfare Charitable Trust which was established in year 2020. The said trust has been sealed and essential documents/records were also seized. Further investigation in the case is going on and more recoveries are also expected in the case.
Police solves burglary case in Ganderbal
December 02: Police in Ganderbal have solved burglary case by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property worth lacs of rupees from his possession. On 29/11/2021, Police Station Kangan received a complaint from a shopkeeper namely Mohd Saif Khan son of Irshad Ahmad Khan resident of Tawheedpora Kangan regarding burglary in his gold shop during the intervening night of 28/29 November at Tawheedpora Kangan. Accordingly, a case FIR No.140/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Kangan and investigation was set into motion. On receipt of this information, a special Police team headed by SHO PS Kangan on the directions of SSP Ganderbal Shri Nikhil Borkar-IPS under the supervision of SDPO Kangan was constituted. During the course of investigation, with the help of CCTV footages and other technical tools, it came into surface that the accused fled away from District Ganderbal to Handwara. Accordingly, a special team was dispatched to Handwara to nab the accused. Moreover, a tip off was received that the accused was moving towards Jammu to evade his arrest. The accused was intercepted at Sangam with the help of Anantnag Police. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. He has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Lone son of Mohd Akbar Lone resident of Maritgam Handwara. On his disclosure stolen property worth lacs of rupees were recovered from his possession. Further investigation is in progress and more recoveries are expected. Community members have appreciated the efforts made by the Police for cracking the burglary case. Our consistent actions shall assure community members that Police has resolved to act tough against individuals involved in any kind of criminal activities.
Two terrorists including IED expert Yasir Parray neutralized in Pulwama Encounter
December 01: Two terrorists were neutralized in an anti-terrorist operation carried out in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district which include IED expert Yasir Parray and a foreign terrorist Abu Furkan. On a specific input generated by Pulwama Police regarding presence of terrorists in Qasbayar area of Pulwama, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, 44RR and 183Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation, as the presence of terrorists got ascertained, they were given opportunity to surrender; however they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, two terrorists of proscribed terror outfit JeM were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. The killed terrorists have been identified as Yasir Parray resident of Qasbayar Pulwama (an IED expert) and a foreign terrorist Abu Furkan @Ali Bhai resident of Pakistan. As per police records, both the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in planning and executing terror attacks on security establishments and civilian killings. The killed terrorist Yasir Parray figured among the list of most wanted terrorists operating in the valley as he was a highly trained IED expert. Besides other terror crimes, he was also instrumental in motivating and recruiting the youth to join terror folds and other criminal activities. It is pertinent to mention that killed terrorist Yasir Parray was also involved in carrying out an IED attack at Arihal in which two Army Jawans of 2RR were martyred and 17 others injured. He was also involved in an attack on Police Naka at Prichoo Pulwama in which HC Anoop Singh of IRP 10th Bn attained martyred and injuries to other police personnel. He was also involved in barring people from participating in democratic activities, besides issuing death threats to DDCs, BDCs, Panchs, Sarpanchs, other political workers and police personnel. Besides, the other killed terrorist Abu Furkan was active in Kashmir valley since 2018 figuring among the list of top 60 terrorists and used to operate in Pulwama and Pakharpora area of Budgam. He was involved in various terrorist activities, recruitment of local youth into JeM terror folds and mentoring active terrorists of JeM. He was responsible for providing capabilities on fabrication of IEDs. Moreover, he along with terrorist Yasir Parray were the main conspirators of Avandgund Rajpora VB-IED in which 50Kg IED laden Santro Vehicle was recovered and defused by Police and security forces. They were also involved in killing of a civilian Azad Ahmad Dar resident of Kangan Pulwama. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 02 AK-series rifles, 02 pistols were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation. Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been initiated.
Police facilitates PCPG meeting in Budgam
December 01: As a part of public outreach programme, Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meeting was facilitated by Police in Budgam. The meeting was held at Police Station Khag while following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem Khan-JKPS accompanied by SDPO Magam and SHO Police Station Khag. The meeting was attended by large number of respectables of Khag and its adjoining areas. During the meeting, participants raised various issues of public importance including electricity, road connectivity, water supply, drug menace, etc. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to Police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with concerned authorities for their early redressal. During the meeting, stress was laid on the adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour and adoption of preventive measures to contain spread of Covid-19. Owing to the impending 3rd wave of Covid-19, the charring officer requested participants to follow the guidelines/SOPs issued by the Government from time to time and spread awareness among the people regarding containment of Covid-19. The participants were also made aware about the exploitation of young boys for anti-national activities over social media and advised them about the necessity to keep a check-on online behaviour of their wards. The participants in the meeting assured their full co-operation to Police and Administration in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of Police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinions freely.
Police bids farewell to outgoing officer in Handwara
November 30: SP Handwara Shri Sandeep Gupta-IPS hosted an impressive farewell function at District Police Lines Handwara to bid adieu to an officer who superannuated from his active service. Besides SP Handwara, other senior officers including DySP DAR Handwara, Chairman Municipal Committee Handwara also participated in the function. SP Handwara while acknowledging the contribution of the officer, conveyed his best wishes to him and prayed for his good health and success post retirement. On the occasion, other senior officers of Police District Handwara described him as honest, sincere and dedicated person who gave least priority to his personal interest before the service. The superannuated officer also spoke on the occasion and expressed gratitude towards overwhelming response of higher officers towards his role in the department.
Police facilitates PCPG meeting in Budgam
November 30: As a part of public outreach programme, Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meeting was facilitated by Police in Budgam. The meeting was held at SDPO office Khansahib while following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Khansahib Shri Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din-JKPS accompanied by SHO PS Khansahib. The meeting was attended by large number of respectables of the area. During the meeting, participants raised various issues of public importance including electricity, road connectivity, water supply, drug menace, etc. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to Police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with concerned authorities for their early redressal. During the meeting, stress was laid on the adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour and adoption of preventive measures to contain spread of Covid-19. Owing to the impending 3rd wave of Covid-19, the charring officer requested participants to follow the guidelines/SOPs issued by the Government from time to time and spread awareness among the people regarding containment of Covid-19. The participants were also made aware about the exploitation of young boys for anti-national activities over social media and advised them about the necessity to keep a check-on online behaviour of their wards. The participants in the meeting assured their full co-operation to Police and Administration in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of Police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinions freely.
Police recovers 1300yrs old sculpture of Goddess Durga in Budgam
November 30: Police in Budgam have recovered an ancient sculpture from Khag area. Accordingly, a team of officers from Department of Archives, Archaeology & Museums, J&K Government were called for examination of the recovered sculpture at District Police Office Budgam. During examination it was revealed that the recovered sculpture of Goddess Durga dates back roughly to 7th AD (about 1300 years old). The sculpture is carved in a black stone with Goddess Durga seated on lion throne, however, some part of the left side arm is missing. Moreover, the sculpture is having the influence of Gandhara School of Art. The said recovered sculpture was handed over formally to Shri Mushtaq Ahmad Beigh Deputy Director Department of Archives, Archaeology &Museums and his team by Shri Tahir Saleem Khan-JKPS, SSP Budgam in presence of Police/Civil officers after fulfilling all the legal formalities.
Police arrests 04 persons for illegal extraction & transportation of minerals in Budgam<
November 28: Police in Budgam have arrested 04 persons and seized 04 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Budgam. Officers from PS Chadoora have arrested 04 persons involved in illegal extraction and transportation of clay from government land at Kuzwera Gowherpora Budgam. They have also seized 04 vehicles including 03 tippers and a JCB from the spot. The arrested persons have been identified as Mohammad Isaaq Bhat son of Ghulam Mohd Bhat resident of Kuzwera, Mohammad Shafi Rather son of Ghulam Mohd Rather resident of Doonewari and Mehraaj Din Dar son of Abdul Gaffar Dar and Ishfaaq Ahmad Gourah son of Mohammad Shabaan both residents of Maloura Khawaja Bazaar Srinagar. They have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a Case vide FIR No. 198/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Chadoora and further investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units..
Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Anantnag; Contraband substances recovered<
November 28: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Anantnag and recovered contraband substances from their possession. Police Station Bijbehara received an information through reliable sources regarding drug dealings in premises of Sangam Roadway Transport Company located at Sangam. Accordingly a police party from Police Station Bijbehara led by SHO Bijbehara under the supervision of SDPO Bijbehara alongwith Executive Magistrate raided the specific location. During search, 70Kgs of Poppy Straw was recovered from the said spot. One accused person namely Bashir Ahmed Reshi Son of Mohd Sultan Reshi resident of Batpora Naina was arrested on spot. However 02 accused persons identified as Sajad Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Maqbool Bhat resident of Waghama and Ab Hameed Mir son of Abdul Raheem Mir resident of Natipora Sangam managed to escape from the spot and efforts are on to effect their arrest. The accused person has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Meanwhile in another action, a police party of Police Station Anantnag established a checkpoint at Mehandi Kadal Anantnag and intercepted a suspicious person identified as Naseer Ahmad Khan son of Hayat Khan resident of Haapatnar. During search, officers were able to recover 2.7Kgs of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective Police Stations and investigations have been set into motion. 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.
IGP Kashmir promotes 319 officials to their next ranks, orders In-Situ promotion in respect of 10 Police personnel
November 28: A departmental Promotion Committee met at ZPHQ (K) under the Chairmanship of IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS for assessing the suitability of Constables, SgCts and HCs of UT Ladakh to their next ranks. Based on the recommendations of departmental promotion committee IGP Kashmir has promoted 319 officials which include 57 Constables to the rank of SgCts, 93 SgCts to the rank of Head Constables and 166 HCs to the rank of ASI of UT Ladakh. Besides, IGP Kashmir also issued promotion order in respect of 03 officials of Kashmir Zone in special DPC and accorded in-situ grade promotion to 10 officials of skilled/semi skilled workers of the department. IGP Kashmir has felicitated the promoted officers and their families and expressed hope that they will strive to work hard for up keeping the peace, tranquillity and law & order in the Union Territories of Ladakh and J&K.
Police arrests 02 timber smugglers in Sopore; illicit timber seized
November 26: Police in Sopore have arrested two timber smugglers and seized illicit timber at Fidarpora Rafiabad. Acting on specific input about timber smuggling at village Fidarpora Rafiabad, a police party of Police Station Dangiwacha alongwith officials of Forest Department under the supervision of SDPO Rafiabad raided the particular spot and seized illicit timber from the possession of Abdul Qayoom Mir son of Abdul Razak Mir and Abdul Ahad Hajam son of Muhammad Rajab Hajam both residents of Fidarpora Rafiabad. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 189/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Dangiwacha and further investigation set into motion. The drive against timber smugglers will continue to ensure protection of green gold. 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.
Public Grievance Module facilitated on Kashmir Zone Police Website
November 26: In order to reach out to the general public and to bring transparency from police station level to this end of the police organization in Kashmir Zone, on the directions of IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, website of Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir (https://kashmirpolice.jk.gov.in) has been facilitated with public grievance redressal mechanism. Any person or party having any grievance on any matter related to Police Station or any individual Police Officer/Official, especially with regard to misuse of official power/position and unwarranted harassment can file his/her grievance online along with relevant details through the public grievances module on the said Kashmir Police Website. The grievance/complaint shall be monitored by designated officer at ZPHQ Kashmir and appropriate action as envisaged under law shall be taken within 15 days from the date same is received. Apart from filing of online grievances/complaints against the police personnel, suggestions/comments from community members to improve the police-public relationship shall be appreciated. The login procedure of the Public Grievance Module involves following steps: 1) Browse https://kashmirpolice.jk.gov.in 2) Click on Grievances 3) Fill the required details viz, Name, Email, Mobile Number, District, Type Message (grievance/complaint/suggestion/comments) Captcha check and Send.
Police arrests drug peddler in Pulwama; Huge quantity of contraband substances recovered
November 25: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Pulwama and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances. Police Station Pulwama received a specific information that a person namely Farooq Ahmad Mir son of Ab Ahad Mir resident of Arihal Pulwama has indulged in drug peddling and has hoarded a huge quantity of narcotic substance in his residential house. A Police Party from PS Pulwama conducted raid at specific location and recovered 18Kgs of Bhang Patri from the said spot. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 321/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Pulwama and investigation has been set into motion. Meanwhile in another incident, on a tip-off, officers from PS Pulwama conducted checking at Prichoo Fruit Mandi Pulwama. During search 3Kgs of Fukki was recovered from a vehicle bearing registration No. PB03AC-6284 and the accused driver identified as Narinder Kumar son of Mohan Lal resident of Haryana was arrested on the spot. He has been shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 320/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Pulwama and investigation has been set into motion. 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 distributes face masks in Ganderbal
November 25: To enhance sense of community and to restrain further spread of Coronavirus, Police distributed face masks among the general public throughout the district Ganderbal. Besides, while acting tough against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines, 1706 violators were fined across the district. The drive was initiated on the directions of SSP Ganderbal Shri Nikhil Borkar-IPS. During the drive, Police distributed face masks among the general public throughout the district Ganderbal. Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹2,52,840/- from 1706 violators in district Ganderbal for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19 within one week. General public were informed about the necessity of Covid-19 guidelines/instructions. They were given sensitized about maintaining proper hygiene, social distancing and wearing of face masks. Besides, they were also advised to follow Covid-19 SOPs regularly to avoid serge in Covid cases. Community members has appreciated and applauded the role of Police in rendering such services to the general public.
Police arrests drug peddler in Baramulla; Psychotropic substance recovered
November 25: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Baramulla and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. A police party of Police Station Baramulla under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla Shri Sajjad Bukhari-JKPS established a checkpoint at Farooqi point and intercepted a suspicious person identified as Iftikhar Ahmad Malik son of Saif-ud-Din Malik resident of Achabal Sopore. During search, officers were able to recover 456 tablets of banned drug (Spasmoproxyvon Plus) from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. A case under relevant section of law has been registered at PS Baramulla 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.
Police arrests timber smuggler in Ganderbal; illicit timber seized
November 25: Police in Ganderbal have arrested a timber smuggler and seized illicit timber at Waniarm Wangath Ganderbal. Acting on specific input about timber smuggling at Waniarm Wangath, a police party of PS Kangan under the close supervision of SDPO Kangan Syed Yasir Qadri-JKPS raided the particular spot and seized illicit timber from one person identified as Gh Mohd Khan son of Mohd Akbar Khan resident of Waniarm Wangath Kangan. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 139/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Kangan and further investigation set into motion. Moreover, efforts are on to nab the persons involved in the commission of crime. The drive against timber smugglers will continue to ensure protection of green gold. 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.
CCTNS project review meeting held in Pulwama
November 23: In order to review the status of CCTNS project in district Pulwama, SSP Pulwama Shri Gh. Jeelani Wani-JKPS chaired a meeting with all CCTNS operators and Incharge CCTNS/CRB at DPO Pulwama. Besides, DySP Hqrs Pulwama, SDPO Litter, DySP PC Pulwama and all SHOs of the district attended the meeting. While speaking on the occasion, SSP Pulwama said that the CCTNS is a platform which will help in prevention of crime and helps in investigation of crime cases in a desired manner and at a faster pace, besides emphasised upon all CCTNS operators to adhere to the guidelines and instructions passed from time to time in letter and spirit. He also directed the participants to make full use various online portals i.e, (ICJS, ITSSO, CRIMAC, Cyber Crime-NCRP) etc, moreover he emphasized upon the participants to check complaint/citizen service requests through online CAS CCTNS Software on daily basis and take immediate action accordingly. He further directed to login Cyber Crime Reporting Portal on daily basis and dispose all cyber complaints as per directions/instructions of Cyber Crime, besides impressed upon the CCTNS operators to speed up the process of feeding of left over legacy data. SSP Pulwama further urged upon the participants that the details with regard to process of investigation should also be uploaded immediately so that a transparent e-policing can be provided to the general public as envisaged under CCTNS project. SSP Pulwama admired the efforts put in by CCTNS operators and advised them to accelerate the process of feeding legacy data and synchronise the same on daily basis.
Police arrests three drug peddlers; Contraband substances recovered
November 23: Police in a series of actions across Kashmir valley have arrested three drug peddlers in Anantnag and Baramulla. Huge cache of contraband substances have been recovered from their possession. In Anantnag, officers from Police Station Bijbehara at a checkpoint arrested three drug peddlers identified as Mehraj Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohd Ismail resident of Dalgate Srinagar, Mohd Altaf Baluki son of Abdul Rashid resident of Ranawari Srinagar and Rayees Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Salam resident of Prichal Pulwama. Officers were able to recover 12Kgs of Charas powder from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Bijbehara and investigation initiated. In Baramulla, during routine patrolling at Yadipora Pattan a police party led by I/C PP Palhallan under the supervision of SDPO Pattan Shri Mohammad Nawaz Khanday-JKPS, arrested a drug peddler identified as Laldin Poswal son of Siraj-ud-din Poswal resident of Warnow Lolab Kupwara and recovered 16 strips (172 tablets) of banned drugs from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. A case under relevant section of law has been registered at PS Pattan 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.
Police solves Bohri Kadal Terror case; Three accused arrested
November 23: Police have solved the Bohri Kadal terror case (Murder of Salesman of Mawa Shop) by arresting three accused persons involved in the commission of said terror crime. On 09/11/2021, terrorists killed a civilian Ibrahim Ahmad (Salesman at Shri Sandeep Mawa’s Shop) near Bohri Kadal area of Srinagar. Regarding this terror incident, a case vide FIR No. 86/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Maharaj Gunj and to investigate the said terror crime a special investigation team was constituted. During the course of investigation, officers learnt about the involvement of three accused persons identified as Aejaz Ahmad Lone, Naseer Ahmad Shah and Showkat Ahmad Dar all residents of Lelhar Pulwama in said terror crime. Subsequently, they were arrested in the instant case and during questioning they confessed about their involvement in the commission of said crime. Preliminary investigations revealed that the above mentioned arrested trio linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF) have executed the said terror attack on the directions of terrorist handler from across the border. It was further revealed that the arrested trio have been in touch with Pak based terrorist handlers for last 4 months. On their disclosure, weapon of offence - pistol along with 7 rounds and other incriminating materials including a grenade have been recovered from their possession. Besides, the Alto car which was used during the commission of crime on the day of attack has also been seized on their disclosure. Further investigation in the case is in progress.
Police commences special training programme for IOs in Budgam
November 15: Police in Budgam have commenced a two weeks comprehensive training programme regarding “investigation techniques” for equipping Investigating Officers with the special investigation procedures embarked on varied offences including offences punishable under special laws viz, Rape, POCSO, NDPS, UAPA, Explosive Substances Act, Juvenile Justice Act, Inquest Proceedings, Cyber Crimes and other emerging crimes. The training programme is being held at District Police Lines Budgam till 30/11/2021. 25 investigating officers drawn from all police stations, police posts and other allied units of district Budgam shall be impart training in first phase. SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS accompanied by Dy.SP DAR and other officers inaugurated the training program. SSP Budgam during his introductory speech welcomed the participants and urged that such kind of orientation programs will be continued in the district to cope up the emerging crimes and effective investigating mechanism. He also stressed that police must be sensitive in dealing with offences against women & children and due regard and respect should be given to their dignity while undertaking such investigations to uphold the confidence of the public in the system. He emphasized the importance of the investigations in the Criminal Justice Delivery System wherein the Police has the major role to play. He also stressed that the Police being the first respondent to a crime ought to be highly skilled in ensuring effective investigations which can afford a firm basis for bringing the criminals to book and prevent the acquittals based on technicalities paving a way in ensuring a crime-free society.
Police busts fake SIM card racket in Baramulla
November 15: Police in Baramulla have busted a fake SIM card racket and arrested three persons involved in the commission of crime. Incriminating materials including mobile phones, sim cards, electronic gadgets and documents recovered from their possession. Acting on specific information, Police in Baramulla have busted a fake SIM card racket involved in issuing SIM cards against managed forged documents. Three persons identified as Owais Farooq Waza son of Farooq Ahmad Waza resident of Mohalla Jamia Baramulla, Suhail Aziz Mir son of Ab Aziz resident of Suhail Colony Baramulla and Javid Ahmad Kanjwal son of Ab Ahad resident of Jalal Sahib Baramulla have been found involved in the commission of crime. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Incriminating materials including mobile phones along with SIM cards, electronic gadgets and documents have been recovered from their possession. A case under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Baramulla and further investigation is going on.
Police solves Burglary case in Budgam
November 15: Police in Budgam solved a burglary case by arresting three accused persons involved in the commission of crime and have also recovered stolen property from their possession. On 13/11/2021, Police Post Humhama received a written complaint from one person namely Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Dar of Humhama stating therein that some unknown thief/thieves have stolen golden ornaments from his residential house. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 340/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Budgam and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers taking advantage of modern techniques and gadgets were able to zero in one suspect identified as Mehraj-ud-Din Dar and during questioning officers learnt about his involvement in the commission of crime along with two more accomplices identified as Tawfeeq Ahmed Bhat son of Sanaullah Bhat resident of Tangpora Batamaloo & Meenamul Mushtaq son of Mushtaq Ahmed Shah resident of old Barzullah. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. On their disclosure, stolen property including 07 gold rings, 03 golden ear rings and 02 Pounds were recovered from their possession. Further investigation of the case is in progress. Community members have appreciated the efforts made by the Police for cracking the burglary case within shortest possible time. Our consistent actions shall assure community members that Police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in any kind of criminal activities.
Police Martyr's Memorial Sports festival concludes in Kupwara
November 03: In order to commemorate the supreme sacrifices of Police Martyrs, a mega sports festival was organised by Police in Kupwara which commenced on 21st October and concluded today. Hundreds of players across the district participated in different games with great passion, energy and enthusiasm. The main attraction at the closing ceremony was the final match of Martyrs memorial Cricket Tournament played between Friends Eleven Kupwara and Kupwara Cricket Academy. The match was comfortably won by Friends Eleven Kupwara by a huge margin of 50 runs. At the closing ceremony, SSP Kupwara Shri Yougal Manhas-JKPS, DySP Hqrs and DySP DAR Kupwara felicitated players of the winning & runner-up teams with trophies and suitable cash prizes. SSP Kupwara while interacting with the players said that Police are committed to promote sports and other youth development activities to channelize their energy in positive manner. He further stated that sports activities are important for personality development, positivity, good health and sense of achievement. Later, SSP Kupwara thanked the players, spectators and the people in general for making the event successful
SSP Ganderbal orders In-Situ promotion of 54 police personnel
November 03: SSP Ganderbal Shri Nikhil Borkar-IPS has ordered In-situ promotion approved by the Departmental Promotion Committee in favour of 54 officials of District Police Ganderbal. The promotees include 54 constables who had completed nine years of satisfactory service in one rank and stagnant in a particular grade. SSP Ganderbal has felicitated the promoted officials 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.
Police arrests 03 persons for illegal extraction & transportation of minerals in Pulwama
October 15: Police in Pulwama have arrested 03 persons and seized 03 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Pulwama. Officers from PS Kakapora in presence of District Magistrate Officer Pulwama, during Naka checking at Kandizal Kakapora area seized 02 tippers and 01 Dumper bearing registration numbers JK13E-1679, JK13E-2147 & JK13E-0301 and arrested 03 persons involved in extraction and transportation of sand and Bajri. They have been identified as Shafiq Ahmad Rather resident of Nehama, Mohd Shahid Bhat resident of Lelhar and Ab Majeed Panjo resident of Kakapora. Accordingly, a Case vide FIR No. 138/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Kakapora and further investigation initiated. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Police facilitates police-public interaction meetings in Pulwama
October 15: As a part of public outreach programme, Police in Pulwama facilitated two police-public interaction meetings (PCPG). The meetings were held while following social distancing norms and other protocols. In PS Litter, the meeting was chaired by DySP Hqrs Shri Nisar Ahmad-JKPS accompanied by SHO PS Litter and attended by respectable citizens of Nikloora area of Litter. Meanwhile, the meeting at PS Rajpora was chaired by SHO PS Rajpora in which respectable citizens from Rajpora Town participated. During the interaction meetings, participants raised various issues. The chairing officers assured the participants that the issues pertaining to Police department will be redressed on priority basis and the grievances pertaining to civil departments would be taken up with the concerned authorities for immediate redressal. Besides, chairing officers also assured that Police will provide its legal support as and when required for the betterment of the society. The participants appreciated the efforts of Police in facilitating such community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely and assured their full cooperation to Police in tackling social evils etc.
DIG NKR Baramulla visits PD Sopore; reviews security scenario
October 11: The DIG NKR Baramulla Shri Udaybhaskar Billa-IPS visited PD Sopore and chaired a meeting with officers to take stock of security scenario. The DIG NKR was received by SSP Sopore Shri Sudhanshu Verma-IPS and was presented ceremonial guard of honour on his arrival at DPO Sopore. On the occasion, DIG NKR appreciated the role of Sopore Police for their professionalism in maintaining peace and public order in the Police district and keeping the criminal activities under check. He also hailed the role of Sopore Police in combating drug menace and exhorted upon the officers to remain cautious and alert to maintain peaceful atmosphere in the district as anti-national elements are making efforts to disturb it. He also directed officers to ensure synergy among the forces is the key to thwart any nefarious designs of the enemies of the nation. The meeting was also attended by SDPO Sopore, SDPO Rafiabad, DySP DAR and other senior officers. Later on, DIG NKR Baramulla also visited and inspected Police Post Fruit Mandi Sopore, DPL Sopore and other Police establishments.
Press Release
October 11: During the intervening night of 10/11 October, on a specific input Bandipora Police conducted an anti-terrorist operation while as one chance encounter also took place in Anantnag resulting in killing of two terrorists including Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar of LeT (TRF) involved in recent Shahgund civilian killing. In the wee hours, based on specific input about presence of terrorists in village Gund Jahangir area of Bandipora, a joint cordon and search operation with launched by Police, 13RR and 47Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation, as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given opportunity to surrender, however, they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF) was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. It is pertinent to mention that killed terrorist was the main accused in killing of a civilian Mohd Shafi alias Sonu at Shahgund. He joined terror folds after the Police unearthed the module involved in planning and executing the said killing and the other involved terror associates have already been arrested. Meanwhile, a party from Anantnag Police had gone to arrest one terrorist associate namely Javid Ahmad Bhat son of Ali Mohammad Bhat resident of Khahgund Dooru. While the said police party were laying cordon around the house, the hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately upon the police party which was retaliated. In this chance encounter, one police personnel was injured while as one un-identified terrorist was also killed. The injured police personnel has been evacuated to hospital for treatment where his condition is stated to be stable. The identification and affiliation of killed terrorist is being ascertained. IGP Kashmir has congratulated joint teams of Police & security forces for conducting successful operations especially to Bandipora Police for conducting operation which resulted in elimination of the terrorist involved in recent Shahgund civilian killing. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition were recovered from both the encounter sites. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation. Police have registered cases under relevant sections of law and investigations have been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the areas at both encounter sites are completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.
Police solves acid attack case in Shopian; accused person arrested
October 08: Police in Shopian have solved the acid attack case by arresting the accused person involved in the commission of crime. On 05-10-2021 Police Station Keller received information that one person namely Waseem Ali Shah son of Ali Mohammad Shah resident of Aadoo Keegam had attacked a girl with acid, resulting in severe burn injuries to her body. She was immediately shifted to hospital for the treatment. Accordingly a case FIR No. 84/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Keller and investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, all legal and medical required formalities were completed. Multiple raids were conducted by Police to nab the accused person involved in the instant case. After strenuous efforts by Police, the accused person involved in the commission of crime has been arrested. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Further investigation into the case is going on. General public has lauded the efforts and prompt action of the Police. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements.
Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Awantipora; contraband substance recovered
October 08: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Awantipora and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Police party of Police Post Reshipora at a checkpoint established at Panzgam Awantipora intercepted two persons identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Gani Dar and Mohd Subhan Dar son of Gh Mohd Dar both residents of Panzgam. During checking, officers were able to recover 40 kgs of grinded Cannabis concealed in two nylon bags. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 175/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora and further investigation set into motion. 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 illicit timber in Sopore; 02 accused person arrested
October 06: Police in Sopore alongwith the officials of forest department seized illicit forest timber in Ruhama Rafiabad area and arrested 02 accused persons involved in the crime. Acting on specific information about timber smuggling in Rafiabad area, a police party from Police Station Panzla headed by SHO PS Panzla alongwith the officials of forest department at a checkpoint established at Ruhama intercepted a vehicle (Tata mobile) bearing registration number JKO5H 7897. On checking, the team recovered illicit forest timber from the vehicle. Two persons identified as Musadiq Farooq and Ubaid Farooq, sons of Farooq Ahmad Dar resident of Malganipora Pazalpora have been arrested. In this regard, a case vide FIR No. 111/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Panzla and investigation has been initiated. Our consistent actions against anti social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
Police arrests 02 notorious drug peddlers in Kulgam
October 06: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Kulgam have arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Acting on specific information regarding presence of contraband substance in the residential houses of Mohammad Yousuf Rather S/O Mohammad Maqbool Rather and Mohammad Amin Bhat S/O Abdul Khaliq Bhat, residents of Damidullah, Yaripora, a police team headed by SHO PS Yaripora alongwith Executive Magistrate Yaripora raided the spots. During search, the team was able to recover 08 Kgs of Cannabis powder from both the residential houses. Both the accused persons were arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 68/2021 under relevant section of law stands registered at Police Station Yaripora and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Police arrests 04 persons, seizes 04 tippers in Budgam
October 06: Police in Budgam have arrested four persons involved in transportation of illegally extracted minerals from Shali-Gamga Watrad Nallah, besides seized four vehicles (tippers). A police party of Police Station Khansahib at a checkpoint established at Bugroo intercepted four vehicles (tippers) bearing registration numbers JK13-9969, JK01J-9892, JK02AC-7507 & JK02AK-7325. On checking, it was found that the vehicles were loaded with illegally extracted boulder stones from Shali-Ganga Watrad Nallah. Four persons identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Dar son of Abdul Salaam Dar, Mushtaq Ahmed Thokar son of Abdul Kareem, Mohammad Ashraf Khan son of Abdul Rashid Khan, residents of Watrad Khansahib & Mushtaq Ahmed Najar son in law of Mohammad Yousuf Wani resident of Gurwath Khansahib were arrested. Vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 228/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khansahib and investigation has been set into motion.