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Srinagar Police busts highway robbers gang, 01 arrested with dummy guns
August 03: Srinagar Police in a major breakthrough busted gang involved in highway robbery. One accused has been arrested and 02 Toy guns and Pouch have been recovered from him. On 30th July, at about 0400hrs PS Batamaloo received information that a highway robbers gang have intercepted a truck on NHW near Tengpora Byepass. They were impersonating as militants and trying to extort money from the truck driver. However, the truck driver kept the robbers engaged and succeeded in informing Police. A Police party from PS Batmaloo which was detailed for night patrolling rushed to the spot and apprehended one of the robbers on spot with the assistance of truck driver. He has been identified as Imran Ahmad Shah resident of Meganwaji Nowgam at present living in Gangbugh Srinagar. A Santro car bearing registration number DL2CAD-3169 used in the commission of the crime has also been seized. During checking, officers were also able to recover two fake guns and one camouflage pouch from his possession. Accordingly, a case FIR No.108/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Batmaloo and investigation into the matter has been initiated. During the course of investigation, the accused revealed that he was accompanied by two accomplices who happen to be his maternal uncles. They have been identified as Zamir Ahmad Shah @Zamir Pacha and Javid Ahmad Shah both residents of Nowgam. Both the accused are at large and efforts are on to effect their arrest. Further investigation into the matter is in progress.
Awantipora Police fines 17 violators; seizes 35 vehicles for defying Govt orders
August 03: Acting tough against the violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police have seized 35 vehicles and fined 17 violators for defying govt orders in Awantipora. 17 violators were fined for not wearing masks in different areas of Awantipora and fine to the tune of ₹8,500 was collected from them. Police have also seized 35 vehicles across the Police District for violating prohibitory orders issued by the administration. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Kulgam Police distributes face masks among people
July 30: Continuing its efforts to keep people away from Covid-19, Police have distributed face masks among the people in a massive drive in Kulgam district. Police party headed by SHO Police Station Devsar distributed masks among the people in the area and advised them to follow precautionary measures in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. General public of the area appreciates the effort of Kulgam police for launching such drives. Besides, acting tough against the violators of Govt orders, Kulgam Police have fined 186 violators and fine to the tune of ₹25,500 was collected from them. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Bandipora Police launches bung destruction drive
July 30: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs, Bandipora police along with Excise Department have destroyed wild bung in Shadipora Sumbal area. Police party of PS Sumbal under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal and SHO Police Station Sumbal along with team of Excise Department destroyed wild bung cultivation in Shadipora Sumbal and other adjoining areas of Sumbal. 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.
Awantipora police along with Executive Magistrates conducts market checking
July 30: Police in Awantipora along with Executive Magistrates and Municipal Committee officials conducted market checking in Awantipora, Tral, Khrew and Pampore areas. The checking was aimed to ensure that only good quality of items are put on sale and to curb black marketing & profiteering of essential commodities. Erring shopkeepers were fined on spot by the Executive Magistrates. Police have requested the traders and shopkeepers not to indulge in overpricing, black marketing, hoarding or any violation of essential commodities otherwise strict action under law will be taken against the violators. General public of the areas has hailed the action of Awantipora police.
Budgam Police arrests a notorious drug peddler; Contraband substance recovered
July 29: Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Police have arrested a notorious drug peddler in Budgam and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Acting swiftly on reliable information, police party from Police Station Budgam have raided Budibagh Choon area of Budgam and apprehended one person identified as Nazir Ahmad Budoo resident of Budibagh Choon, Budgam. During search officers were able to recover 43Kgs of poppy straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Budgam where he remains in custody. According, case FIR No. 299/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation has been initiated. Preliminary investigation reveals that the said accused person is a notorious drug peddler who was supplying drugs among the youth in the area. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Awantipora police along with Executive Magistrates conducts market checking
July 29: Police in Awantipora along with Executive Magistrates and Municipal Committee officials conducted market checking in Awantipora, Tral, Khrew and Pampore areas. The checking was aimed to ensure that only good quality of items are put on sale and to curb black marketing & profiteering of essential commodities. Erring shopkeepers were fined on spot by the Executive Magistrates. During checking officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Tral have arrested four butchers identified as Khursheed Ahmad resident of Tral, Nasir Ahmad Rather resident of Shahabad Tral, Ghulam Nabi Ganie resident of Tral and Ghulam Mohammad Lone resident of Amirabad Tral for selling meat at exorbitant rates. Accordingly, case vide FIR numbers 66/2020, 67/2020, 68/2020 and 69/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Tral and investigation into the cases have been initiated. Police have requested the traders and shopkeepers not to indulge in overpricing, black marketing, hoarding or any violation of essential commodities otherwise strict action under law will be taken against the violators. General public of the areas has hailed the action of Awantipora police.
Kulgam Police distributes face masks among people
July 29: Continuing its efforts to keep people away from Covid-19, Police have distributed face masks among the people in a massive drive in Kulgam district. Police party headed by In-charge Police Post Mirbazar distributed masks among the people in the area and advised them to follow precautionary measures in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. General public of the area appreciates the effort of Kulgam police for launching such drives. Besides, acting tough against the violators of Govt orders, Kulgam Police have fined 75 violators and fine to the tune of ₹14,600 was collected from them. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Bandipora Police arrests 03 terrorist associates; Incriminating material recovered
July 29: Police in Bandipora have arrested three terrorist associates in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bandipora. They have been identified as Abrar Gulzar resident of Bagh Bandipora, Mohd Waqar resident of Chittay Banday and Muneer Ahmad Sheikh resident of Quil Muqam Bandipora. As per the police records, they were involved in various subversive activities besides providing logistic support and assistance to the active terrorists operating in district Bandipora. Incriminating material has been recovered from their possession. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 74/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Bandipora and further investigation has been initiated.
Sopore Police solves burglary case; accused arrested
July 28: Police in Sopore solved a burglary case and arrested an accused person involved in the commission of crime. Stolen property has also been recovered. Police Station Sopore received a written complaint from one individual Ishfaq Ahmad Shah resident of Noorbagh Sopore that some unknown burglars have barged into his workshop located at 6-way Nowpora and have decamped with tyres, batteries and other equipments from his workshop. Accordingly, Case FIR No. 201/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Sopore and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers learnt about the involvement of an individual identified as Mohammad Rufsana son of Sadiq Ali resident of Zakir Wali Bari West Bengal. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Sopore where he remains in custody. Stolen property has also been recovered on his disclosure. Community members have appreciated the efforts made by the Sopore police. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Bandipora Police launches bung destruction drive
July 28: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs, Bandipora police along with Excise Department have destroyed wild bung in Hajin area. The team under the supervision of SDPO Hajin and SHO Hajin along with Excise Department have destroyed wild bung in Chandargeer, Hakbara and other adjoining areas of Hajin. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Bandipora police. 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.
Hideout busted in Shopian; arms and ammunition recovered
July 26: Based on a credible input, Shopian police along with 44RR and 178BN CRPF have busted a terrorist hideout in the orchards of Dachoo village area of district Shopian. During the search in the area by the joint team a terrorist’s hideout was busted and the joint team recovered arms and ammunition including 02 UBGL Grenades(destroyed in-situ), 03 Chinese Grenades (destroyed in-situ), 01 AK-47 Magazine, 20 AK-47 rounds, 01 ICOM Radio Set, 02 Pouches, 02 Blankets and other incriminating materials from the said hideout. The incriminating material has been taken into Police custody for the purpose of investigation. In this connection Police have registered a case and started further investigation into the matter.
Narco terror module busted in Kupwara
July 26: Based on a credible input a joint naka of Kupwara police and Army was laid at Sadhna Pass at the mouth of Tangdhar area of district Kupwara and busted a module of Narco-terrorism. During the operation two vehicles, Bolero bearing registration number JK01AJ-0219 and Santro bearing registration number JK05B-5471 were intercepted. Army Dogs were pressed into services who facilitated to locate the concealed and hidden packages from the said vehicles. Arms and ammunition including 01 AK 56, a magazine, 02 Pistols with two magazines, 20 Grenades and other incriminating materials were recovered from the said vehicles. Huge quantity of narcotics approximately 10 kgs was also recovered. In this connection three persons were arrested who were shifted to Police Station for further investigation. Besides, two vehicles used in the commission of the crime have also been seized. In this connection police have registered a case and initiated further investigation into the matter.
Awantipora Police fines 35 violators; seizes 34 vehicles for defying Govt orders
July 26: Acting tough against the violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police have seized 34 vehicles and fined 35 violators for defying govt orders in Awantipora. 35 violators were fined for not wearing masks in different areas of Awantipora and fine to the tune of ₹17,500 was collected from them. Police have also seized 34 vehicles across the Police District for violating prohibitory orders issued by the administration. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
JeM terror module busted in Budgam; 03 terrorist associates arrested
July 22: Based on a credible input, Budgam police along with 50RR and 29BN CRPF have arrested 03 terrorist associates linked to proscribed terror outfit JeM from Chadoora area at a checkpoint. They have been identified as Javaid Ahmad Bhat resident of Pulwama, Ajaz Wani resident of Chitroo Dangerpora and Aqib Ganaie resident of Khansaib. Incriminating materials including 40 rounds of AK-47, 02 detonators and 03 JeM matrix sheets have been recovered from their possession. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their role and complicity in other terror crimes. As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit JeM operating in the area. Case FIR No. 120/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Chadoora and further investigation into the case has been initiated.
Awantipora Police fines 38 violators for defying Govt orders
July 22: Acting tough against the violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police have fined violators for not wearing masks in Awantipora. 38 violators were fined for not wearing masks in Awantipora and fine to the tune of ₹19,000 was collected from them. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Srinagar police arrests 11 gamblers; stake money seized
July 22: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar police have arrested 11 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money from the gamblers. A police party from Police Station Zakoora raided a gambling site near Pathan Colony Zakoora following an input about gambling activities and apprehended 11 gamblers for gambling offences. Officers have seized 03 sets of playing cards and stake money of ₹118495/- from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Zakoora where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 68/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Zakoora and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Police arrests lady drug dealer in Anantnag
July 22: Continuing its drive to eradicate drug menace from the society, Police in Anantnag have arrested a lady drug dealer and recovered heroin from her possession. Besides, a drug peddler was arrested by Srinagar police. On specific information about drug dealings, SDPO Kokernag along with SHO Larnoo raided a residential house at Larnoo area of District Anantnag. During the raid, 500 grams of heroin like substance from a lady drug dealer (name with held) was recovered. She has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where she remains in custody. Preliminary investigation reveals that the consignment had arrived from Mir Bazar through another drug dealer and the deal was being done in the house of arrested drug dealer. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 49/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Larnoo and further investigation has been initiated. In Srinagar, officers from Police Post Bemina have arrested a notorious drug peddler identified as Javid Ahmad Khan resident of Housing Colony Bemina. On checking, officers have recovered charas from his possession. He has been shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. In this connection, a case FIR No. 145/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Parimpora and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community.
Srinagar Police busts gang of car lifters, accused arrested; 05 stolen vehicles recovered
July 21: Srinagar Police have busted a gang of car lifters, arrested one accused person and recovered 05 stolen vehicles. On 16th July 2020 Police Post Bemina received a complaint from Amir Maqbool son of Mohd Maqbool resident of Hyderpora Srinagar that his Maruti Car bearing registration No. JK01K-4803 has been stolen from Bemina. Accordingly case FIR No.142/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Parimpora and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation many suspects were called and after detailed questioning, Police was able to get a lead and arrested one accused person identified as Mohd Umer Gagro son of Gh Rasool Gagro resident of Razi Kadal Saifdinpora Srinagar. He is believed to be a King-Pin and is involved in manzphq theft cases. On his disclosure, officers were able to recover 5 vehicles including ECCO registration No. JK01R/8243, Santro Chasis No. 646189, Maruti registration No. JK01G/3766, JK01K/4803 and Maruti 800 bearing Eng No. 2495820. These vehicles were stolen from different places in District Srinagar. Several suspects have been questioned and some members of the module have surfaced, who are presently at large and efforts are on to effect their arrest soon and more recoveries are expected from them. Subsequently, a Special investigation team comprising of SDPO West & In-charge PP Bemina has been formed under close Supervision of SP West. Furthermore investigation is still going on and many more arrests are expected.
Sopore Police arrests two drug peddlers; contraband substance recovered
July 21: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Sopore, Police have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Government School Panzla intercepted two persons riding on a motorcycle without registration number. They have been identified as Ghulam Mohiudin Lone resident of Balhama Panzla and Mohammad Lateef Tantry resident of Darshanpora Handwara. During checking, officers were able to recover 240 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Panzla where they remain in custody. The motorcycle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, case FIR No. 77/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Panzla and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community.
Sopore Police arrests drug peddler; Psychotropic substance recovered
July 21: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Sopore, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near NHW Hygam Crossing intercepted an individual identified as Altaf Hussain Mir son of Mohammad Yousef Mir resident of Mir Mohalla Hygam. During checking, officers were able to recover psychotropic substance from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, case FIR No. 70/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Tarzoo and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community.
Awantipora Police fines 52 violators for defying Govt orders
July 21: Acting tough against the violators of Govt prohibitory orders, Police have fined 52 violators for defying govt orders in Awantipora and collected fine of an amount of ₹26,000 from them. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the directions issued by the Government in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Also, those who are found violating the restrictions will be dealt strictly.
Bandipora Police launches drive against bung cultivation
July 21: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs, Bandipora police along with Excise Department have destroyed wild bung cultivation in Sumbal area. The team under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal and SHO Sumbal along with Excise Department have destroyed wild bung cultivation in villages Rakh Shilwat, Wangipora Sumbal and other adjoining areas. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Bandipora police. 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.
HM terror module busted in Budgam; 03 terrorist associates arrested
July 21: Based on a credible input, Budgam police along with 53RR and 181BN CRPF have arrested 03 terrorist associates from Pakherpora area at a checkpoint. They have been identified as Mehraj ud din Kumar, Tahir Kumar both residents of Pakherpora and Sahil Hurra resident of Tilsarah. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 20 live rounds of AK-47, 02 detonators and 15 posters of HM have been recovered from their possession. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their role and complicity in other terror crimes. As per the police records, they were involved in providing logistic support and shelter to the active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit HM operating in the area. They were active in the area for the last few months. Case FIR No. 83/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Charar-e-Sharief and further investigation into the case has been initiated.
Police arrests 07 drug peddlers; Huge quantity of psychotropic substance recovered
July 20: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Srinagar and Kulgam, Police in a series of actions have arrested 07 drug peddlers and recovered huge quantity of psychotropic substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint within the jurisdiction of PS Harwan intercepted a person identified as Zubair Ahmad Khan son of Mohd Ayaz resident of Zainadar Mohalla Habba Kadal. During checking, officers have recovered 1000 tablets of psychotropic substance from his possession. He was arrested and shifted to PS Harwan where he remains in custody. Accordingly, case FIR No. 63/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Harwan and investigation was initiated. During investigation, officers also learnt about the involvement of another individual identified as Mahroof Ahmad Sofi son of Abdul Salam resident of Zaina Kadal. Officers from PS Harwan tracked the individual and recovered huge quantity of 5500 tablets of psychotropic substance from his possession. He was also arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. In the jurisdiction of PP Nehru Park, Officers at a checkpoint established near Ghat No. 19 on Boulevard road intercepted an individual identified as Showkat Ahmad Dar son of Ali Mohd resident of Laam Brein Nishat. During checking, officers were able to recover contraband substance from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 85/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station RM Bagh and further investigation has been initiated. Similarly in Kulgam, Officers at a checkpoint established at Jawahar Tunnel intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number PB02BS – 8276 with four persons on board. They have been identified as Kuldeep Singh son of Krishan Singh, Sandeep Kour wife of Manjeet Singh, Honey Singh son of Manjeet Singh, Paramjeet Singh son of Manjeet Singh all resident of Punjab. During search, officers were able to recover 80 grams of Heroin from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 224/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Qazigund and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community.
Bandipora Police launches drive against bung cultivation
July 20: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs, Bandipora police along with Excise Department have destroyed wild bung cultivation in village Trigham Sumbal and its adjoining areas. The team under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal and SHO Sumbal along with Excise Department have destroyed wild bung cultivation in village Trigham Sumbal and its adjoining areas. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Bandipora police. 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.
Awantipora police arrests 02 drug peddlers, contraband substances seized
July 19: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Awantipora arrested 02 drug peddlers and seized contraband substances from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Nambal intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK01AE-4877 with one person on board identified as Adil Shafi Mir resident of Bemina Toheedabad. During search officers were able to recover 31grams of herion from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Case FIR No. 94/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Awantipora and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Similarly, Officers at a checkpoint established near Tulbagh Pampore intercepted one suspicious person identified as Manzoor Ahmad Rather resident of Tulbagh Pampore. Officers during checking were able to recover 09 Kgs of poppy straw from him, which he was carrying in a bag. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Pampore where he remains in custody. Case FIR No 53/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Pampore and investigation into the matter has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
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July 18: On a specific input by 62RR about presence of terrorists in village Amshipora area of District Shopian, an operation was launched by them in the said area. During search terrorists fired upon Army personnel and encounter started. Later on police and CRPF also joined. During the encounter three unidentified terrorists were killed. Dead bodies of all the killed three terrorists were retrieved from the site of encounter. The identification and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. Incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes. The dead bodies of the killed terrorists have been sent to Baramulla for their last rites after conducting medico-legal formalities including collection of their DNA. In case any family claims the killed terrorists to be their kith or kin, they can come forward for their identification and participation in last rites at Baramulla. Case FIR No. 42/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Hirpora and investigation has been initiated into the matter.
Police Public interaction meeting cum awareness programme held in Awantipora
July 17: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting cum awareness programme on Coronavirus was held in Police Post Reshipora. The interaction meeting cum awareness programme was held after following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Awantipora along with Incharge Police Post Reshipora. The meeting was attended by the prominent citizens of Reshipora. The main aim of the meeting was to seek cooperation from the general public in adherence of the guidelines as well as health advisories issued by the District administration from time to time in view of Covid-19 pandemic. The participants were also requested to convey the message of using masks and practising social distancing as a norm in their village. The participants also raised various other issues during the meeting. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be resolved on priority basis and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their redressal. The participants in the meeting assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and appreciated the efforts of police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely.
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July 17: On a specific input generated by Kulgam Police regarding presence of terrorists in village Nagnad-Chimmer area of Kulgam, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by JKP, 9RR and 18Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given opportunity to surrender, however they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 03 terrorists were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. One of the killed terrorist has been identified as a Pakistani national Walid, an IED expert and a most wanted terrorist. However, the identification of the other two killed terrorists is being ascertained. The killed terrorists were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM. As per Police records, terrorist Walid was involved in several terrorist attacks including civilian atrocities. He was involved in the killing of 04 civilians in Kulgam. He was also involved in luring innocent youth to join terrorist ranks. Arms & ammunition including M-4 rifle, AK rifle, Pistol, Grenade Launcher, Grenades and other incriminating materials were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes. The dead bodies of the killed terrorists shall be sent to Handwara for their last rites after conducting medico-legal formalities including collection of their DNA. In case any family claims the killed terrorists to be their kith or kin, they can come forward for their identification and participation in last rites at Handwara In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station D.H Pora and investigation has been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.
Sopore Police arrests 02 notorious drug peddlers; psychotropic substance recovered
July 16: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Sopore, Police have arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at main chowk Sopore intercepted a notorious drug peddler identified as Muneer Ahmad Bulaki @Munn Bluki resident of Batpora Sopore. During checking, officers were able to recover 30 bottles of Codeine phosphate from his possession which he was carrying for distribution among youth. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Sopore where he remains in custody. Similarly, officers from Police Station Tarzoo at a checkpoint established at Railway crossing Seer intercepted an individual identified as Adil Ashraf Khan resident of Peth Seer Sopore and recovered 200 tablets of Spasmoproxyvon Plus from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Tarzoo where he remains in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Sopore and Police Station Tarzoo respectively and investigations have been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Srinagar Police arrests 3 gamblers, stake money seized
July 16: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested 3 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money. A police party from Police Station Parimpora raided a gambling site at Souzeth Band following an input about gambling activities and apprehended three gamblers. Officers have seized playing cards, 03 mobile phones and stake money of ₹18770/- from the gamblers. They have been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Nath resident of Parimpora, Altaf Ahmad Shagoo and Bashir Ahmad Sofi both residents of HMT Srinagar. They have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No.140/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Parimpora and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Sopore police arrests miscreant for misusing social media
July 16: Sopore police have arrested a miscreant for misusing social media by posting threatening video against a businessman. Also, a case against various fake social media account handlers has been registered for anti-national activities. Sopore police received a complaint from a reputed business man from Bemina stating that a social media user Abu Huzaife (claiming to be from Gujranwala Pakistan) had uploaded a threatening video against him for his association with political party on his Facebook account. On receipt of the complaint, a case under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, Sopore Police with the help of Cyber Police have been able to identify the fake social media handler. He has been identified as Rayees Ahmad Mir @ Danish son of Feroz Ahmad Mir resident of Brath Kalan. He has been also found involved in misusing of social media platform by creating fake accounts and posting seditious and provocative posts for antinational activities which are highly prejudicial in maintaining law and order. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Notably, Police have identified many social media accounts and persons who are misusing social media for anti-national activities. Those who create fake accounts on social media to run anti state propaganda and spread fake information will be identified and dealt under law. Sopore Police with the help of Cyber Police is in the process of indenting the antecedents of some 200 such accounts who have been propagating anti-state content in order to create law and order problem in the area. Such people shall be summoned shortly. General public are advised not to circulate any anti national contents uploaded by miscreants which has tendency of creating law and order problem. Any person found indulging in such activities will be dealt with strictly under law.
Awantipora Police arrests terrorist associate; arms and ammunition recovered
July 15: Police in Awantipora along with security forces have arrested a terrorist associate linked to proscribed terror outfit LeT. The arrested terrorist associate has been identified as Sahil Farooq Mir resident of Chakoora Pulwama. As per the police records he was involved in providing shelter, logistics and other support to the LeT terrorists, besides he was also involved in transporting arms/ ammunition to the terrorists operating in Tral, Kakpora, Khrew and Awantipora areas. Incriminating material including explosive material and ammunition has been recovered from him in Noorpora area. Accordingly, a case FIR No.92/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Awantipora and further investigation has been initiated.
Police Public interaction meeting cum awareness programme held in Srinagar
July 15: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting cum awareness programme on Coronavirus was held in Police Station Parimpora. The interaction meeting cum awareness programme was held after following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SDPO West along with Tehsildar Shalteng and SHO PS Parimpora. The meeting was attended by the traders and prominent citizens of the area. The main aim of the meeting was to seek cooperation from the general public in adherence of the guidelines as well as health advisories issued by the District administration from time to time in view of Covid-19 pandemic. The chairing officer advised the shopkeepers and businessman to take necessary precautions and strictly follow the guidelines issued by the authorities while dealing with customers. The participants were also requested to make use of masks mandatory and practice social distancing as a norm. The participants raised various issues during the meeting. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be resolved on priority basis and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their redressal. The participants in the meeting assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and appreciated the efforts of police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely.
Srinagar Police arrests drug peddler; contraband substance recovered
July 15: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Srinagar, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Foreshore road intercepted an individual identified as Aijaz Ahmad Ganie resident of Nowpora Chadoora Budgam. During checking, officers were able to recover 385 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Nigeen where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 121/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Nigeen and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community.
Budgam Police arrests notorious drug peddler; Contraband substance recovered
July 14: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Malpora crossing intercepted an individual identified as Manzoor Ahmad Beigh resident of Malpora-Khag. During checking officers were able to recover 100 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Khag where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 60/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khag and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Sopore Police arrests notorious drug peddler; Psychotropic substance recovered
July 14: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Sopore have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Shangergund intercepted an individual identified as Nasir Ah Khawaja resident of Seelo Sopore. During checking officers were able to recover 143 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon Plus and 12 bottles of Codeine from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 184/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation in the matter has been initiated. It is pertinent to mention here that Police Station Sopore had arrested 38 drug peddlers in 22 NDPS cases since March 2019, and 5 among them were booked under PSA. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Bandipora Police arrests 04 terrorist associates; arms and ammunition recovered
July 13: Police in Bandipora along with security forces have arrested four terrorist associates during two separate search operations at Chandargeer and Sadhunara areas of Bandipora. Acting on a specific input Bandipora Police along with 13RR and 45BN CRPF have arrested a terrorist associate during a search operation in Chandargeer. He has been identified as Shafat Ahmad Dar resident of Chandargeer. Incriminating materials including a live grenade has been recovered from his possession. Similarly, during search operation in Sadhunara, Bandipora Police along with 13RR and 45BN CRPF have arrested three more terrorist associates identified as Mudasir Ahmad Khawaja, Abdul Qayoom Margo and Ishfaq Ahmad Dar all residents of Sadhunara. Incriminating materials including 02 live grenades, 01 AK magazine, 25 live rounds of AK-47 and 01 UBGL has been recovered from their possession. It is pertinent to mention here that all the four terrorist associates are actively involved in providing logistic support and shelter to active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Hajin and further investigation has been initiated.
Budgam Police arrests drug peddler; contraband substance recovered
July 13: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Budgam, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Habber-Khag intercepted a person identified as Ghulam Qadir Malik resident of Shunglipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 200 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Khag where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 58/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khag and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Budgam Police arrests 03 timber smugglers
July 13: Police in Budgam have arrested 03 timber smugglers and seized illicit timber from their possession. Officers from PS Khag during night patrolling in Poshkar area of Khag have arrested 03 timber smugglers and seized 28 logs of illicit timber from their possession. They have been identified as Abdul Rasheed Reshi, Mohammad Amin Reshi and Javeed Ahmad Reshi all residents of Poshkar, Khag Budgam. A Case FIR No. 59/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khag and investigation has been initiated.
Police arrests 35 gamblers and 02 notorious drug peddlers in Anantnag and Srinagar
July 13: Continuing its drive against drug dealings and social crimes, Anantnag Police have arrested 32 gamblers & 02 notorious drug peddlers in Pahalgam area. Stake money of more than 2 lacs was seized from the gamblers and huge quantity of contraband substance was also recovered from the possession of drug peddlers. Besides, Srinagar police have also arrested 03 gamblers from the Dalgate area. Following inputs about gambling activities in Pahalgam, police party from PS Pahalgam under the supervision of SDPO Pahalgam raided different areas of Pahalgam and apprehended 32 gamblers. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹2,39,000/- from the gamblers. They have been shifted to Police Station Pahalgam where they remain in custody. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Pahalgam and investigation has been initiated. Apart from arresting gamblers, Pahalgam Police have also apprehended 02 notorious drug peddlers. Officers were able to recover 30 Kgs of Poppy straw from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Pahalgam where they remain in custody. Subsequently Case FIR No. 43/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Pahalgam and investigation in the matter has been initiated. In another action, Srinagar police have arrested three gamblers following inputs about gambling activities in the Dalgate area. Police Party headed by Incharge PP Nehru Park raided a gambling spot in Gagribal Buchwara area of Dalgate and arrested 03 gamblers. Stake money of ₹3,120 and playing cards were seized by police party. In this regard a case FIR No. 78/20 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station R.M Bagh and initiated investigation. Community members have appreciated the efforts of Police to curb social crimes. They are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers and other social crimes in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling and social crimes will be dealt as per law.
Press Release
July 13: On a specific input generated by Anantnag Police regarding presence of terrorists in Srigufwara area of Anantnag, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by JKP, 03 RR and CRPF in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given opportunity to surrender, however they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the indiscriminate firing by terrorists, one woman received gunshot injuries. She was shifted to hospital for treatment where her condition is stated to be stable. In the ensuing encounter, 02 terrorists affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. One of the killed terrorists has been identified as Nasir alias Shahbaz alias Baz Bai, a Pakistan resident, ‘A’ category terrorist, while as the identification of the other killed terrorist is being ascertained. Arms and ammunition & other incriminating materials were recovered from the site of encounter. Search in the area is in progress. Keeping in view present covid situation, the dead bodies of the killed terrorists shall be sent to Baramulla for their last rites after conducting medico-legal formalities including collection of their DNA. In case any family claims the killed terrorist to be their kith or kin, they can come forward for their identification and participation in last rites at Baramulla. In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station and investigation has been initiated. 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 drug peddler; contraband substance recovered
July 12: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Budgam, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Habber-Khag intercepted a person identified as Ghulam Qadir Malik resident of Shunglipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 200 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Khag where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 58/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khag and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
TERROR CASE SOLVED WITHIN 04 HOURS
July 12: Today at about 1610 hours terrorists lobbed two grenades on the security forces deployment near Sail Charsoo on National Highway. The grenades however did not explode. The Bomb Disposal Squad was called in and both the grenades were picked up safely by the Bomb Disposal Squad after following security drill. In this regard case FIR number 90/2020 U/S 307 IPC, 16,18,20 ULAP Act & Section 3 of Explosive Substance Act stands registered at police station Awantipora . During the course of investigation it came to fore that two persons were riding a white colour Apache bike who actually had lobbed grenades and were driving very fast. The area was cordoned immediately and during the search of the village Sail, the suspected white colour Apache bike was traced at about 100 meters away from the place of incident. During further search of the area, both the terrorists were arrested from village Sail Awantipora who had lobbed the grenades. They have been identified as Umer and Zahid Yusuf Pala both resident of Aloora Shopian. It is pertinent to mention here that both the terrorists have been arrested within 04 hours of the incident. Further investigation/ questioning is going on.
Press Release
July 12: On a specific input generated by Sopore Police regarding presence of terrorists in village Rebban area of Sopore, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by JKP, 22RR and CRPF in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given opportunity to surrender, however they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 03 terrorists affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. Two of the killed terrorist were foreigners and have been identified as Abu Rafia alias Usman and Saifullah both resident of Pakistan. Abu Rafia alias Usman was active in the valley since year 2016. They were involved in many terror incidents including the recent Sopore terror incident on 1/7/2020 in which one CRPF jawan was martyred and one civilian was killed. However, the identification of third killed terrorist is being ascertained. IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS congratulated teams of JKP, Army and CRPF for this big success. Arms and ammunition including 3 Ak-47 rifles & other incriminating materials were recovered from the site of encounter. Also, search is in progress. In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation has been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.
Ganderbal Police launches drive against bung cultivation
July 12: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Ganderbal police along with civil society members destroyed bung cultivation in the jurisdiction of Police Station Safapora. The team under the supervision of DySP Ganderbal Shri Mohammad Shafi-JKPS and SHO Police Station Safapora along with civil society members destroyed bung cultivation spread on vast tracts of land in the jurisdiction of Police Station Safapora. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Ganderbal police and have urged to continue such 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.
Police arrests 04 drug peddlers in Budgam and Srinagar; contraband substance recovered
July 10: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Budgam and Srinagar, Police have arrested four drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near village Sugen intercepted a vehicle Alto K-10 bearing registration number JK04F-0634 with three persons onboard. They have been identified as Javaid Ahmad Mir, Sameer Ahmad Wani and Ashiq Ahmad Sheikh all residents of Kulhama Breewah. During checking officers were able to recover 570 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Khag where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. A case FIR No.57/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Khag and investigation has been taken up. Similarly, Officers in the jurisdiction of PP Nehru Park intercepted a person identified as Umar Noor Sheikh resident of Sonwar Srinagar. On search, 90 grams of Charas has been recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PP Nehru Park where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 74/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station RM Bagh and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Honourable Lieutenant Governor UT (J&K) chairs a security review meeting in Kulgam
July 09: Honourable Lieutenant Governor J&K Shri Girish Chander Murmu today chaired a joint security review meeting in Kulgam in which he took a detailed review of existing security arrangements regarding upcoming Amarnath Ji Yatra. The meeting was attended by DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh-IPS, Div Com Kashmir shri Pandurang K Pole, IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, DIG (SKR)Anantnag Shri Atul Kumar Goyal-IPS, DIG CRPF Shri Dalip Singh Ambesh, SP Kulgam Shri Gurinder Pal Singh-IPS, CO 18/Bn CRPF Shri Gaurav Singh, along with other officers of Security forces of District kulgam. During the meeting, Superintendent of police Kulgam Briefed the Honourable Lieutenant governor about various drives launched by Kulgam Police to tackle anti social elements in the District, he also briefed about the necessary arrangements put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19, and arrangements in place at the ground level for forging coordination among different forces deployed in the District for maintaining law and order. Honourable Lieutenant Governor Shri GC Murmu applauded the efforts of security forces in maintaining peace and stability, and for preventive measures which have been taken to eradicate the spread of Coronavirus. He laid focus on strengthening coordination among the forces so as to ensure crime free society. Honourable Lieutenant governor UT (J&K) emphasized upon better and close coordination between all agencies to ensure smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, and for preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Awantipora Police launches drive against Bung cultivation; Destroys wild Bung along river Jhelum
July 09: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from society, Awantipora police destroyed huge quantity of naturally grown bung on the bank of river Jhelum. Awantipora Police destroyed naturally grown Bung spread over 20 kanal of Government land (Kah Charie) along river Jhelum from village Katipora to Kaigam. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Awantipora 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.
PRESS RELEASE
July 08: Today at about 2045hrs terrorists fired indiscriminately upon a BJP leader and his family members outside their shops/residence in Muslimabad area of Bandipora. In this terror incident BJP leader identified as Wasim Bari, his father Bashir Ahmad and his brother Umer Bashir got seriously injured. All the three injured persons were shifted to hospital but unfortunately they succumbed to their injuries. Pertinently the deceased was a protected person and 10 policemen were deployed for his security but none was kept along by him at the time of incident. Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this terror crime besides why he was without any security at the time of incident. The men deployed for his security are being detained for negligence under police act. Area has been cordoned and search in the area is going on.
Srinagar Police arrests drug peddler; Psychotropic substances recovered
July 08: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substances from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Pahroo Chowk, intercepted an individual identified as Mohd Altaf Sheikh resident of Kenihama Nowgam Srinagar. During checking officers were able to recover psychotropic substances concealed in a bag which includes 5465 tablets, 20 Codeine bottles and 300 grams Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Nowgam where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No 107/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowgam and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Srinagar Police arrests 02 gamblers; Stake money seized
July 08: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar police have arrested 02 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money from the gamblers. A police party from Police Station Nowgam raided a gambling site near British School Nowgam following an input about gambling activities and apprehended two gamblers. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹28700/- from the gamblers. They have been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Dar resident of Pahroo Nowgam and Zaffer Ahmad Dar resident of Meathan Chanapora Srinagar. They have been shifted to the Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 108/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nowgam and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Press Release
July 07: Taking cognisance of the circulation of some statements and posters attributed to the death anniversary of an HM terrorist, Police have registered a case and started investigation into the matter. The miscreants are trying to incite violence and create law and order problems in the Kashmir valley. A fake statement on Behalf of Syed Ali Geelani was issued by an absconded person who is presently residing in PoK. As per the sources of SAS Geelani the letter is fake and not issued by him. Another poster is being circulated by miscreants to mislead the general masses so as to cause fear and alarm and incite the miscreants to commit offences. These posters and fake statements are being circulated at different places and uploaded on different social media to glorify killed terrorist. Some miscreants are forwarding such malicious and fake propaganda from across the border and within the UT through various social media platforms, asking public to observe strike on 8th and 13th July 2020. The purported objective underlying such act is to propagate secessionist ideas and peddle rumour mongering in order to terrorise the general public and create commotion so that a strike is observed and people indulge in unlawful activates and disrupt law and order. The aforesaid act of unknown miscreants prima facia constitutes offences in term of section 13 UA(P) Act, 505 IPC. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 265/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Budgam and investigation thereof is set into motion. People are requested not to pay any heed to such provoking posters and fake statements.
Sopore Police arrests terrorist associate; arms and ammunition recovered
July 07: Police in Sopore along with security forces have arrested a terrorist associate linked to proscribed terror outfit LeT. Sopore police along with 52RR and 177Bn CRPF after receiving a credible input established a checkpoint at Sangrama crossing have arrested a terrorist associate. He has been identified as Sajad Ahmad Khan son of Anaytullah Khan resident of Dachi Uri Baramulla. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition have been recovered from his possession. Accordingly, a case FIR No.62/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Tarzoo and further investigation has been initiated.
Srinagar Police arrests 02 Butchers for selling meat at exorbitant rates
July 07: Acting tough against the shopkeepers for selling items on the inflated rates, Police in Srinagar have arrested two butchers for selling meat at exorbitant rates. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Harwan alongwith CAPD officials have arrested two butchers identified as Abdul Rashid Mir son of Ghulam Ahmed Mir resident of Harwan and Mohammad Ramzan Mir son of Khazir Mohd Mir resident of Danihama Hrwan for selling meat at exorbitant rates. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 54/2020 and 55/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered at PS Harwan and further investigation into the cases have been initiated. Police have requested the traders and shopkeepers not to indulge in overpricing, black marketing, hoarding or any violation of essential commodities otherwise strict action under law will be taken against the violators. General public of the area has hailed the action of Srinagar police.
Srinagar Police arrests drug peddler; contraband substances recovered
July 07: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Shalteng Srinagar, intercepted a Scooty bearing registration number JK15-5187 driven by Shayaa Shakil Bhat son of Shakil Ahmad Bhat resident of HMT Srinagar. During checking officers were able to recover 300 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Parimpora where he remains in custody. Scooty used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, a case FIR No 128/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Parimpora and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Srinagar Police arrested 04 gamblers; Stake money seized
July 07: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar police have arrested 04 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money. A police party from Police Station Harwan raided a gambling site at Public ground in Chadpora Harwan following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹5060/- from the gamblers. They have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 53/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Harwan and investigation has been taken up. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Kulgam Police arrests an accused person involved in kidnapping and sexually assaulting a girl
July 06: Police in Kulgam arrested the prime accused involved in kidnapping and rape of a girl within 24 hours. Police Station DH Pora received a complaint stating that a girl (name with held) has been kidnapped and sexually assaulted by 03 individuals’ residents of Chachimullah and Gandwani areas of Kulgam. Accordingly, Case FIR No. 109/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at PS DH Pora and investigation was initiated. A special team headed by SHO DH Pora under the supervision of SDPO DH Pora while acting swiftly arrested the Prime accused, a resident of Chachimullah within 24 hours after complaint was received. He has been shifted to PS DH Pora where he remains in custody. However, the other two accused persons are still at large and efforts are on to nab them. After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl was handed over to her legal heirs. Investigation into the matter is in progress. Pertinently, the rumours are being floated by miscreants that police has let off the accused persons and the medical examiner was trying to convince the victim to change her statement. However, the police refutes the rumours as baseless which are being propagated by vested interests to create unrest. Floating rumours to instigate disturbance shall invite legal action against the erring individual. In case someone has specific information with respect to the rumours the same may be communicated to police so that necessary action can be taken. Swift action by police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by the locals. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.
Srinagar Police arrests 3 gamblers, stake money seized
July 06: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested 3 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money. A police party from Police Station Nigeen raided a gambling site near Handam Mohalla Foreshore Road following an input about gambling activities and apprehended three gamblers. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹9640/- from the gamblers. They have been identified as Mohd Afzal Sofi resident of Saidakadal Srinagar, Waseem Ahmad Bhat and Bilal Ahmad Wani both residents of Habbak, Srinagar. They have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No.115/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nigeen and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Budgam Police arrests 02 notorious drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
July 06: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Parnewa, Budgam intercepted a vehicle Alto-800 bearing registration number HR26W-9846 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Mohammad Shaban Wani @Shola and his Son Sahil Ahmad Wani residents of Watrad Dalbal,Khanshab. During checking officers were able to recover 02 Kgs of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Khanshab where they remain in custody. Accordingly, case FIR No 125/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khanshab and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Press Release
July 05: Apropos to our earlier press note regarding the killing of two terrorists in an encounter at village Arreh area of Kulgam, it is further informed that while carrying out the medico-legal formalities the samples of the killed terrorists were taken and sent for Covid-19 test. Today, the test reports were received from CD Hospital Srinagar and both the killed terrorists were confirmed as Coronavirus positive. Pertinently, since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and to ensure the safety of people from inherent risk of contracting the infection, the burial of the killed terrorists is carried out at designated places. Medico-legal formalities are strictly followed in respect of such killed terrorists which includes post-mortem, DNA and Covid-19 tests. The dead bodies of the said killed terrorists shall be carried through protective care ambulance and buried strictly as per Covid-19 protocol at Baramulla.
Press Release
July 05: Today at about 0728hrs an IED blast took place in the orchards near Peaks Automobile Pulwama where routine joint naka of Police/CRPF is established. During the terror incident, one CRPF personnel received minor injuries and is stable now. Police and security force teams along with BDS Pulwama rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation. During thorough search of the area, Police Pulwama has detected one more IED planted in the area. The IED was defused by BDS Pulwama and thus averted a big tragedy. Police Pulwama has taken the cognizance and started investigation.
Sopore Police takes cognizance of misuse of Social Media: User arrested, FIR Registered
July 03: Taking serious note of misuse of social media platforms, Sopore Police has registered a case against various such social media users who defied the Government orders by spreading false propaganda against the Govt. Cyber Police have identified a social media user namely Tahir Nazir Shalla son of Nazir Ah Shalla working in Education Department for misusing social media by posting seditious and provocative posts which are highly prejudicial to maintenance of law and order. Besides, he was also running anti-national campaign on social media and tried to create false and fake narrative by spreading rumours with regard to the current security scenario of the Kashmir valley. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 171/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at PS Sopore and further investigation into the matter is going on. Correct representation of facts pertaining to the incidents is our shared responsibility. General public are requested to cross check the facts before putting them in public domain and need not to pay heed to rumours spread by miscreants to disrupt the peace in the valley. Legal action will be initiated against violators.
Press Release
July 03: Based on a credible input generated by Srinagar police regarding presence of terrorist in Malla Bagh area of Srinagar, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police and 118Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired on the joint search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 01 terrorist was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. The killed terrorist was identified as Zahid Ahmad Dass son of Ghulam Mohammad Dass resident of Waghama Bijbehara who was affiliated with proscribed terror outfit ISJK. Also one CRPF personnel identified as HC Kuldeep Kumar was critically injured during the said encounter who later on succumbed to his injuries and attained martyrdom. IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar and all ranks of Police and Security Forces have paid rich tributes to the brave-heart for his supreme sacrifice in the line of duty. The killed terrorist was wanted by law for his complicity in a series of terror crimes including killings of police and SFs and civilian atrocities. As per police records, he was also involved in the recent attack on 26th June in Padshahi Bagh area of Bijbehara, Anantnag in which a CRPF personnel and 6yrs old child got killed and FIR registered against him. Besides he escaped from an encounter on 30/6/20 in Anantnag in which two terrorists of ISJK got killed. Incriminating material including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe his complicity in other terror crimes. IGP Kashmir congratulated the teams of JKP and CRPF for this big success. Keeping in view the prevailing pandemic due to COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of people from inherent risk of contracting the infection, the dead body of the killed terrorist has been sent to Handwara for his burial & last rites after completion of medico-legal formalities. The nearest family members of the killed terrorist were allowed to participate in the last rites at Handwara. In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Nigeen and investigation has been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.
Bandipora Police arrests drug peddler, psychotropic substance recovered
July 02: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Bandipora arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Based on specific input about possession of drugs in a residential house located at Inderkote Sumbal area of Bandipora district, Bandipora Police raided the house. During search of the house, Police were able to recover 37 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from the possession of one individual identified as Mehraj-ud-Din Najar resident of Inderkote Sumbal. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sumbal where he remains in custody. A case FIR no. 105/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sumbal and investigation into the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in m peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace as reiterated in our community meetings.
Police Public interaction meeting cum awareness programme held in Srinagar
July 02: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting cum awareness programme on Coronavirus was held in Police Station Harwan. The interaction meeting cum awareness programme was held after following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station Harwan and attended by respectable citizens, civil society members, Imams and Traders of the area. The main aim of the meeting was to seek cooperation from the general public in adherence of the guidelines as well as health advisories issued by the District administration from time to time in view of Covid-19 pandemic. The chairing officer advised the shopkeepers and businessman to take necessary precautions and strictly follow the guidelines issued by the authorities while dealing with customers. The participants were also requested to make use of masks mandatory and practice social distancing as a norm. On the occasion, the participants were made aware about the necessary precautionary measures to protect themselves and their families from Coronavirus. The participants raised various issues during the meeting. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be resolved on priority basis and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. The participants in the meeting assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and appreciated the efforts of police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely.
Press Release
July 01: Today at about 0740 hours, terrorists, fired indiscriminately upon joint party of Police and CRPF from attic of a nearby mosque near Nowpora crossing Model Town Sopore. In this terror attack 04 CRPF personnel and a civilian got injured. Among injured, 01 CRPF Personnel and the civilian succumbed to their injuries. The killed civilian has been identified as Bashir Ahmad Khan son of Gh. Mohammad Khan resident of Mustafa Colony HMT Srinagar. Preliminary investigation revealed that the terrorists were hiding in a mosque and as the joint party were de-boarding the vehicles for naka duty, they were fired upon indiscriminately by the hiding terrorists. Pertinent to mention that, the killed civilian who was accompanied by his 3 year grandchild were passing through the area when the terrorists fired indiscriminately. Four CRPF jawans and the civilian were hit by bullets, fired indiscriminately by terrorists. The said civilian and crpf personnel received bullet of terrorists initially before our retaliation. Hiding terrorists escaped from the mosque and our parties followed them and retaliated. However, the minor boy was rescued by the police/crpf. Credible input indicates that 02 LeT terrorists, Osman, a foreigner and Nasir are involved in the said attack on the joint party. Regarding the incident case under relevant sections of law was registered by police and investigation is in progress. The officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this terror crime. Area has been cordoned and search in the area is going on.
Srinagar Police arrests four gamblers
July 01: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested 04 gamblers from a gambling site in Chanpora. A police party from Police Post Chanpora under the supervision of SP south & SDPO Sadder raided a gambling site at Iram Lane Chanpora following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers for gambling offences. Officers have seized playing cards and stake amount of ₹14,040/- from the gamblers. They have been shifted to Police Post Chanpora where they remain in custody. Case FIR No. 174/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sadder. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighborhood with the local police units.
Srinagar Police presented charge sheet against 03 terrorists before TADA Court
June 30: Srinagar Police submitted a charge sheet before the TADA Court against three terrorists who were involved in a terror crime. On 2nd February 2020, terrorists had hurled a grenade upon a CRPF party deployed near Sumo Stand Pratap Park Srinagar, resulting in injuries to 07 civilians and 02 CRPF personnel of 171 Bn. Accordingly, case FIR No. 10/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Kothibagh and investigation was initiated. During the course of vigorous investigation, officers with the help of advanced technical tools identified the three terrorists involved in the said terror incident. Subsequently all the three terrorists were apprehended along with other evidence on 06.02.2020 within 04 days from the date of incident. All the three terrorists were found affiliated with proscribed terror outfit JeM. During the course of investigation, it was learnt that they were tasked to carry out more grenade attacks at different places in Srinagar City particularly in Lal Chowk area, to disturb the peace and public order by inducing terror among the general public besides posing threat to the integrity and sovereignty of the Nation. Accordingly during the course of investigation, all the required evidence was collected in a professional manner against three involved terrorists and the case has been presented before the Hon'ble Court of Additional District and Session Judge TADA/POTA for Judicial determination.
Cyber Police Kashmir recovered and handed over missing mobile phones worth lakhs of rupees
June 30: In order to extend the services to the general public and to redress their grievances, Cyber Police Station, Kashmir Zone, Srinagar have traced and recovered 16 missing mobile phones worth Lakhs. Cyber Police Kashmir is receiving applications/reports from various persons about missing of their cell phones. This apart various online frauds, scams and other Cyber related crimes are also reported in Cyber Police on routine basis which are investigated properly. A constant effort is made by Cyber Police Kashmir 24x7 through special teams to investigate such crimes besides tracing such missing mobile phones by using various advanced technical and conventional methods. The Cyber Police therefore remains on the forefront in helping the citizens in various technological challenges being faced by the users in their daily life. Cyber Police Kashmir was successful in its efforts by tracing 16 such missing cell phone of various makes and models worth lakhs. The traced cell phones were accordingly recovered and thereafter handed over to the rightful owners today at Cyber Police Station Headquarters Srinagar. On the direction of IGP Kashmir, Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, various awareness campaigns and programs have also been initiated by the Cyber Police Kashmir, wherein general public is made aware about various contemporary online frauds and scams etc. The general public has appreciated and applauded the role & efforts of Cyber Police Kashmir in recovering their missing cell phones.
Srinagar Police arranges random COVID-19 testing in Harwan area
June 30: Srinagar Police along with the officials of Health Department facilitated random COVID-19 testing of people in Tailbal, Harwan area of Srinagar. Displaying a healthy synergy in light of the ongoing health pandemic, the joint team of Police Station Harwan and officials of Health Department mobilised public volunteer for random testing in the area. The joint team conveyed to the public that the random testing is for the interest of public and for the overall health of the area. Following social distancing norms and other protocols the locals have participated in the random testing exercise, the population of the area has displayed a responsible attitude in handling themselves while dealing with the outbreak of COVID-19. The locals of the area have hailed the efforts of Srinagar Police for random COVID-19 testing.
Sopore Police solves burglary case, accused arrested
June 30: Police in Sopore solved a burglary case reported to Police Station Sopore and have arrested one accused person involved in the commission of crime. On 20 June 2020, PS Sopore received complaint regarding burglary incident in the residential house of Ulfat Ahmad Khawja resident of Seloo Sopore. Accordingly, Case FIR No. 152/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Sopore and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers arrested one suspected person identified as Umer Farooq Sheikh son of Farooq Ahmad Sheikh resident of Seloo Sopore. During questioning officers learnt about his involvement in the commission of crime. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Sopore where he remains in custody. During the investigation, officers also learnt about the involvement of another person Shahid Farooq Sofi resident of Sempora Sopore in the commission of crime. He is presently at large and efforts are on to effect his arrest. Community members have appreciated the efforts made by the Srinagar police. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Handwara Police hosts farewell function for superannuating officers
June 30: Handwara police hosted an impressive farewell function at District Police Office Handwara to bid adieu to the officers who superannuated from their active services. Social distancing norms and other protocols were followed during the farewell function. SP Handwara Dr. G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS along with ASP Handwara Shri Mashkoor Ahmad-JKPS, SDPO Handwara Shri Tariq Mahmood-JKPS DYSP DAR Shri Rakeeb Malik-JKPS and other officers, officials participated in the function. The relatives of the superannuated officers also took part in the event. SP Handwara while acknowledging the contribution of the outgoing officers conveyed his best wishes to the retiring officers and prayed for their good health and success post retirement. The superannuated officers also spoke on the occasion, shared their experience in the department and thanked SP Handwara, ASP Handwara and other officers & officials for organising the farewell party in their honour.
Police Public interaction meeting cum awareness programme held in Ganderbal
June 30: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting cum awareness programme on Coronavirus was held in District Police Office Ganderbal. The interaction meeting cum awareness programmes was held after following social distancing norms and other protocols. The interaction meeting was chaired by the SSP Ganderbal shri Khalil Ahmad PoswaI-JKPS along with DySP DAR Shri Umar Rashid-JKPS, SHO Ganderbal and Incharge Police Post Nagbal. The interaction meeting was attended by the president of transporters and traders, Masjid committee & Mohalla committee representatives from the different areas of District Ganderbal. The main aim of the meeting was to seek cooperation from the general public in adherence of the guidelines as well as health advisories issued by the District Administration from time to time for the prevention of COVID-19 while dealing with their day to day activities and handling customers and in eradicating social evils to make the atmosphere peaceful. The participants raise various issues during the meeting. SSP Ganderbal assured the participants that their genuine issues pertaining to police will be resolved on priority basis and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their redressal. The participants in the meetings assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and appreciated the efforts of police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely. The participants also appreciated the step taken by Police for public during pandemic & bringing crime rate down in general area.
Press Release
June 30: On a specific input generated by Anantnag Police regarding presence of terrorists in village Waghama area of Anantnag, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by JKP , 3RR and CRPF in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given opportunity to surrender, however they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, 02 unidentified terrorists were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. The identification and affiliation of the killed terrorists is being ascertained. IGP Kashmir said that both the killed terrorists along with terrorist Zahid were involved in killing of one Policeman last year and killings of two CRPF personnel and one minor boy recently. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes. The dead bodies of the killed terrorists have been sent to Handwara for their last rites after conducting medico-legal formalities including collection of their DNA. In case any family claims the killed terrorists to be their kith or kin, they can come forward for their identification and participation in last rites at Handwara. IGP Kashmir appreciates JKP and SFs for exercising utmost restraint, thereby ensured a clean operation with no collateral damage. In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Bijbehara and investigation has been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.
Piping ceremony held at District Police Office Handwara
June 29: Piping ceremony of recently promoted Sub-Inspectors was held at District Police Office Handwara. The promoted officers were piped with their new ranks by SSP Handwara Dr.G.V.Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS who expressed happiness over the promotion of officers. SSP Handwara congratulated the promoted officers and advised them to remain committed towards their duties and ensure better public service. The promoted officers pledged to work with the same zeal and enthusiasm.
Drug de-addiction programme held at DPL Kupwara
June 29: Continuing its drive to eradicate drug menace from society and to provide insight about the seriousness of drug addiction, Police in Kupwara organised a drug de-addiction programme at DPL Kupwara. Starting the session, DySP DAR Shri Javaid Ahmad spoke about drug addiction and the treatment facilities available at Police Drug De-addiction Centres. He highlighted the drug addiction scenario of Kashmir, the causes and consequences of addiction. He also spoke about preventive measures and the role of Jammu and Kashmir Police in the prevention of drug menace. People of the area lauded the efforts of police in organizing such programmes. They demanded for more such programmes in future.