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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.