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Police arrests 03 persons for illegal extraction & transportation of minerals in Pulwama
October 15: Police in Pulwama have arrested 03 persons and seized 03 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Pulwama. Officers from PS Kakapora in presence of District Magistrate Officer Pulwama, during Naka checking at Kandizal Kakapora area seized 02 tippers and 01 Dumper bearing registration numbers JK13E-1679, JK13E-2147 & JK13E-0301 and arrested 03 persons involved in extraction and transportation of sand and Bajri. They have been identified as Shafiq Ahmad Rather resident of Nehama, Mohd Shahid Bhat resident of Lelhar and Ab Majeed Panjo resident of Kakapora. Accordingly, a Case vide FIR No. 138/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Kakapora and further investigation initiated. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Police facilitates police-public interaction meetings in Pulwama
October 15: As a part of public outreach programme, Police in Pulwama facilitated two police-public interaction meetings (PCPG). The meetings were held while following social distancing norms and other protocols. In PS Litter, the meeting was chaired by DySP Hqrs Shri Nisar Ahmad-JKPS accompanied by SHO PS Litter and attended by respectable citizens of Nikloora area of Litter. Meanwhile, the meeting at PS Rajpora was chaired by SHO PS Rajpora in which respectable citizens from Rajpora Town participated. During the interaction meetings, participants raised various issues. The chairing officers assured the participants that the issues pertaining to Police department will be redressed on priority basis and the grievances pertaining to civil departments would be taken up with the concerned authorities for immediate redressal. Besides, chairing officers also assured that Police will provide its legal support as and when required for the betterment of the society. The participants appreciated the efforts of Police in facilitating such community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely and assured their full cooperation to Police in tackling social evils etc.
DIG NKR Baramulla visits PD Sopore; reviews security scenario
October 11: The DIG NKR Baramulla Shri Udaybhaskar Billa-IPS visited PD Sopore and chaired a meeting with officers to take stock of security scenario. The DIG NKR was received by SSP Sopore Shri Sudhanshu Verma-IPS and was presented ceremonial guard of honour on his arrival at DPO Sopore. On the occasion, DIG NKR appreciated the role of Sopore Police for their professionalism in maintaining peace and public order in the Police district and keeping the criminal activities under check. He also hailed the role of Sopore Police in combating drug menace and exhorted upon the officers to remain cautious and alert to maintain peaceful atmosphere in the district as anti-national elements are making efforts to disturb it. He also directed officers to ensure synergy among the forces is the key to thwart any nefarious designs of the enemies of the nation. The meeting was also attended by SDPO Sopore, SDPO Rafiabad, DySP DAR and other senior officers. Later on, DIG NKR Baramulla also visited and inspected Police Post Fruit Mandi Sopore, DPL Sopore and other Police establishments.
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October 11: During the intervening night of 10/11 October, on a specific input Bandipora Police conducted an anti-terrorist operation while as one chance encounter also took place in Anantnag resulting in killing of two terrorists including Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar of LeT (TRF) involved in recent Shahgund civilian killing. In the wee hours, based on specific input about presence of terrorists in village Gund Jahangir area of Bandipora, a joint cordon and search operation with launched by Police, 13RR and 47Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation, as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given opportunity to surrender, however, they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Dar affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF) was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. It is pertinent to mention that killed terrorist was the main accused in killing of a civilian Mohd Shafi alias Sonu at Shahgund. He joined terror folds after the Police unearthed the module involved in planning and executing the said killing and the other involved terror associates have already been arrested. Meanwhile, a party from Anantnag Police had gone to arrest one terrorist associate namely Javid Ahmad Bhat son of Ali Mohammad Bhat resident of Khahgund Dooru. While the said police party were laying cordon around the house, the hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately upon the police party which was retaliated. In this chance encounter, one police personnel was injured while as one un-identified terrorist was also killed. The injured police personnel has been evacuated to hospital for treatment where his condition is stated to be stable. The identification and affiliation of killed terrorist is being ascertained. IGP Kashmir has congratulated joint teams of Police & security forces for conducting successful operations especially to Bandipora Police for conducting operation which resulted in elimination of the terrorist involved in recent Shahgund civilian killing. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition were recovered from both the encounter sites. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation. Police have registered cases under relevant sections of law and investigations have been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the areas at both encounter sites are completely sanitized and cleared of all the explosive materials, if any.
Police solves acid attack case in Shopian; accused person arrested
October 08: Police in Shopian have solved the acid attack case by arresting the accused person involved in the commission of crime. On 05-10-2021 Police Station Keller received information that one person namely Waseem Ali Shah son of Ali Mohammad Shah resident of Aadoo Keegam had attacked a girl with acid, resulting in severe burn injuries to her body. She was immediately shifted to hospital for the treatment. Accordingly a case FIR No. 84/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Keller and investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, all legal and medical required formalities were completed. Multiple raids were conducted by Police to nab the accused person involved in the instant case. After strenuous efforts by Police, the accused person involved in the commission of crime has been arrested. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Further investigation into the case is going on. General public has lauded the efforts and prompt action of the Police. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements.
Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Awantipora; contraband substance recovered
October 08: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Awantipora and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Police party of Police Post Reshipora at a checkpoint established at Panzgam Awantipora intercepted two persons identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Gani Dar and Mohd Subhan Dar son of Gh Mohd Dar both residents of Panzgam. During checking, officers were able to recover 40 kgs of grinded Cannabis concealed in two nylon bags. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 175/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora and further investigation set into motion. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police recovers illicit timber in Sopore; 02 accused person arrested
October 06: Police in Sopore alongwith the officials of forest department seized illicit forest timber in Ruhama Rafiabad area and arrested 02 accused persons involved in the crime. Acting on specific information about timber smuggling in Rafiabad area, a police party from Police Station Panzla headed by SHO PS Panzla alongwith the officials of forest department at a checkpoint established at Ruhama intercepted a vehicle (Tata mobile) bearing registration number JKO5H 7897. On checking, the team recovered illicit forest timber from the vehicle. Two persons identified as Musadiq Farooq and Ubaid Farooq, sons of Farooq Ahmad Dar resident of Malganipora Pazalpora have been arrested. In this regard, a case vide FIR No. 111/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Panzla and investigation has been initiated. Our consistent actions against anti social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
Police arrests 02 notorious drug peddlers in Kulgam
October 06: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Kulgam have arrested two notorious drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Acting on specific information regarding presence of contraband substance in the residential houses of Mohammad Yousuf Rather S/O Mohammad Maqbool Rather and Mohammad Amin Bhat S/O Abdul Khaliq Bhat, residents of Damidullah, Yaripora, a police team headed by SHO PS Yaripora alongwith Executive Magistrate Yaripora raided the spots. During search, the team was able to recover 08 Kgs of Cannabis powder from both the residential houses. Both the accused persons were arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 68/2021 under relevant section of law stands registered at Police Station Yaripora and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law.
Police arrests 04 persons, seizes 04 tippers in Budgam
October 06: Police in Budgam have arrested four persons involved in transportation of illegally extracted minerals from Shali-Gamga Watrad Nallah, besides seized four vehicles (tippers). A police party of Police Station Khansahib at a checkpoint established at Bugroo intercepted four vehicles (tippers) bearing registration numbers JK13-9969, JK01J-9892, JK02AC-7507 & JK02AK-7325. On checking, it was found that the vehicles were loaded with illegally extracted boulder stones from Shali-Ganga Watrad Nallah. Four persons identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Dar son of Abdul Salaam Dar, Mushtaq Ahmed Thokar son of Abdul Kareem, Mohammad Ashraf Khan son of Abdul Rashid Khan, residents of Watrad Khansahib & Mushtaq Ahmed Najar son in law of Mohammad Yousuf Wani resident of Gurwath Khansahib were arrested. Vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 228/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khansahib and investigation has been set into motion.
Police facilitates PCPG meeting in Sopore
September 25: As a part of public outreach programme, Police Community Partnership Group meeting was facilitated by Sopore Police at Police Station Bomai while following social distancing and other Covid norms. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Sopore Shri Raja Majid-JKPS accompanied by SHO Police Station Bomai. The meeting was attended by large number of respectable citizens of Zainageer area including DDC Tujjar, BDC Chairperson Tujjar, Sarpanchs, Panchs and other notable persons of the area. During the meeting, participants raised various issues pertaining to Police and civil authorities. The chairing officers assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to Police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. The participants in the meeting assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
One day “Spine Outreach Programme” held at Police Hospital Srinagar
September 25: J&K Police Hospital in collaboration with the Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) & Orthopaedic Surgeons Association Kashmir(OSAK) organized a day-long “Spine Outreach Programme” at the auditorium of Police Hospital Srinagar. A group of eminent spine surgeons, orthopaedicians and other distinguished guests from Kashmir valley & across the country participated in the event. Prominent among them were Mr. Zubair Ahmad Khan-JKPS, Administrator J&K Police Hospital Srinagar, Dr. Shankar Acharya (President Association of Spine Surgeons of India), Dr. R. S. Chahal (Joint Secretary & Treasurer of ASSI), Dr. Khalid Pervez, Medical Superintendent Police Hospital Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Gh Rasool Mir (former Principal GMC Srinagar), Prof. (Dr.) Mohammad Ramzan Mir (former HOD Bone & Joints Hospital, Barzulla), Dr. Naseer Ahmad Mir (HOD SKIMS MC&H Bemina), Dr. Najeeb Drabu, Dr. Mohammad Altaf Kawoosa, Dr. Shabir Ahmad Dhar and Dr. Suhail Majid. Dr. Feroze Ahmad Consultant Physician Police Hospital an event moderator, started the conference at 0830hrs. At the outset, Dr. Suhail Afzal, Consultant Orthopaedics & Spine Surgeon (Organizing Secretary) in his welcome address thanked the dignitaries for gracing the conference with their delectable presence. He spoke on the essence of ASSI and purpose of today’s Outreach Programme describing it as an ideal platform for spine surgeons to hone their skills by imbibing medical advancements in the field of spine surgery. He maintained that ASSI together with OSAK will continue such outreach programmes in future as well. Dr. Khalid Pervez, Medical Superintendent Police Hospital Srinagar, in his speech, too welcomed the delegates to the event noting that it would be a historic and glittering moment in the profile of the hospital. He added that the informative lectures by the delegates were definitely going to help and sharpen surgical skills and build knowledge of the spine surgeons. He thanked Dr. Suhail Afzal (Organizing Secretary) and his team for organizing the conference asserting that by virtue of such programmes Police Hospital will progress immensely. He conveyed a strong message to the audience that all of us should whole-heartedly contribute to this vital institution and not look for what it can give to us. Meanwhile, the programme highlights were didactic lectures as well as Hands on SAW Bone Model Workshop. There were four sessions, viz; (I) Lumbar Disc Prolapse and LCS (II) Spondylolisthesis (III) Infections, and (IV) TL Spine Fractures. Each session covered allied sub-topics including Lumbar Disc Prolapse, Microdiscectomy, Lumbar Canal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, TLIF, Tuberculosis of Spine, Post-operative Discitis, TL Fractures, Osteoporotic Fractures, Instrumentation in Osteoporotic Spine, Saw Bone Workshop etc. The esteemed guests spoke in detail about the current cutting edge research in Spine Surgery. The day-long event concluded at 1600hrs with valedictory address and vote of thanks by the organizing secretary. Inter alia, he expressed gratitude to the dignitaries and other delegates for doing away with their pre-occupations and gracing the conference. He also thanked members of the organizing team for putting in their best efforts to make the event successful.
Police seizes 05 vehicles for Illegal excavation & transportation of minerals
September 25: Police in Baramulla have seized 05 vehicles involved in illegal excavation and transportation of minerals from Chakloo area of Baramulla. Officers from Police Station Baramulla under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla have seized five vehicles involved in excavation and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from Chakloo area of Baramulla. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Police arrests notorious drug smuggler in Kupwara
September 10: Acting tough against the drug dealings in district Kupwara and to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a notorious drug smuggler and recovered a huge quantity of Heroin from his possession. Officers from Police Post Taad headed by Incharge PP Taad ASI Muneer Ahmad during patrolling at Sudhpora Forward area intercepted a person moving in suspicious circumstances identified as Tanzeer Ahmad Najar son of Mohd Sayeed Najar resident of Sudhpora. During checking, 04 Kgs of Heroin was recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 94/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Karnah and further investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police arrests 03 timber smugglers in Budgam
September 10: Police in Budgam have arrested 03 timber smugglers and seized illicit timber being carried on 03 horses. Acting on specific information about timber smuggling, a special checkpoint was established at Chakarmarg Hardpanzoo area of Beerwah Budgam. A police party of PP Hardpanzoo intercepted and arrested three persons carrying illicit timber laden on 03 horses. They have been identified as Mohammad Shafi Kutay son of Ali Mohammad Kutay resident of Arizal Budgam, Riyaz Ahmed Chohaan son of Abdul Rasheed Chohaan, Tanveer Ahmad Chohaan son of Mir Mohammed Chohaan both residents of Kharen-Zagoo Budgam. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody and the three horses used in the commission of crime have also been seized. A case vide FIR No. 131/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Beerwah and investigation has been initiated. Our consistent actions against anti social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
Police arrests an active terrorist in Awantipora; Arms and Ammunition recovered
September 09: Awantipora Police along with security forces arrested an active terrorist of proscribed terror outfit HM and recovered incriminating materials including arms & ammunition from his possession. On specific input regarding movement of terrorists, Police, 50RR and 185Bn CRPF launched a joint cordon and search operation in Androosa Khrew area of Awantipora. During the search operation, joint forces observed some suspicious movement in the orchard area where a suspected person was trying to escape but was tactfully apprehended by the joint parties. He has been identified as Shahid Ahmed Khanday son of Abdul Rashid Khanday resident of Mandakpal, Khrew. During his personal search, incriminating material including arms & ammunition were recovered from his possession. As per police records, he was an active terrorist and affiliated with proscribed terror outfit HM. In this regard, Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law at Police Station Khrew and further investigation has been initiated.
Police-public interaction meeting facilitated in Bandipora
September 09: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting was facilitated by Bandipora police at Check Kralpora Mantrigam. The meeting was chaired by SHO PS Pethkote Insp. Tanveer Ahmad. The meeting was attended by respectable citizens, civil society members and youths of Mantrigam and its adjoining areas. During the meeting, various issues related to drug abuse, gambling & other issues were discussed. The chairing officers assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to Police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. Addressing the participants SHO PS Pethkote sought their cooperation in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the area and root out the menace of drugs and other social menaces. The participants assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Police carries bung destruction drive in Kupwara
September 09: Continuing its efforts to eradicate menace of drugs from the society, Police in Kupwara destroyed bung cultivation in Lolab area. A police team from Police Station Lalpora have destroyed wild bung spread on large area in Lolab area. General public of the area have appreciated the action of 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 persons, seized 02 vehicles for Illegal extraction & transportation of minerals
September 09: Police in Budgam have arrested 04 persons and seized 02 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Budgam. Police party of Police Station Chadoora have arrested four persons and seized two vehicles (Tipper & JCB) involved in extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from government land at Hayatpora Nagam area of Chadoora. They have been identified as Nadeem Ahmad Paul resident of Hardochati Checkpora, Hilal Ahmad Teli resident of Wathora, Mohafiz Ahmad Chopan resident of Malapora and Nissar Ahmad Yatoo resident of Hayatpora. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 148/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Chadoora and investigation set into motion. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Police carries bung destruction drive in Handwara
September 08: Continuing its efforts to eradicate menace of drugs from the society, Police in Handwara destroyed bung cultivation in Langate area. A police team from Police Police Langate along with Revenue Department have destroyed wild bung spread on large area in Langate area. General public of the area have appreciated the action of 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 an absconder in Bandipora
September 08: In continuation to stringent actions against absconders, Bandipora Police have arrested an absconder who was evading his arrest for a long time. Police received a non-bailable warrant from the Hon'ble Court of JMIC Bandipora against an accused namely Hilal Ahmad Ganie son of Mohammad Akram resident of Watrina Bandipora. Accordingly, a special team led by SHO PS Bandipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Bandipora Shri Mohammad Idrees-JKPS was constituted and arrested the accused person from Safa Kadal area of Srinagar. Subsequently, the arrested accused was produced before the Hon’ble Court of Law. Our consistent actions against anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
Police carries bung destruction drive in Bandipora & Ganderbal
September 07: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have destroyed bung cultivation in Trigam Sumbal, Narayan Bagh, Dab, Shalhar & Khan Mohalla areas of Bandipora and Ganderbal. In Bandipora, a police team from Police Station Sumbal under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal Shri Surender Mohan-JKPS have destroyed wild bung in Trigam area. Similarly in Ganderbal, a Police party of Police Post Shadipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal carried out a bung destruction drive along with Revenue Department in Narayan Bagh, Dab, Shalhar and Khan Mohalla areas of Ganderbal. General public of the area have appreciated the action of Police and have urged to continue such drives 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 drug peddler in Kulgam; Contraband substances recovered
September 07: Acting tough against the drug dealings in Kulgam, Police have arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Besides, 15kgs of poppy straw was also recovered on disclosure of an already arrested drug peddler. A police party from Police Station Qazigund during patrolling in the jurisdiction of PS Qazigund intercepted a suspicious person carrying a bag. He has been identified as Aabid Ahmad Shah son of Mohd Yousuf Shah resident of Churat. During checking officers were able to recover 400 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 217/2021under relevant sections of law stands registered in PS Qazigund and investigation has been initiated. In another action, officers during the investigation of case FIR No. 202/2021 of Police Station Kulgam, the arrested accused namely Aashiq Hussain Mir @Sikander son of Abdul Hameed Mir resident of Okey Kulgam further disclosed the presence of additional contraband substance in a vehicle at his native village Okey. Subsequently, a police party led by DySP Hqrs Kulgam Shri Ghulam Muhamad Bhat-JKPS alongwith SHO Kulgam raided the specific location and recovered 15 Kgs of Poppy Straw loaded in a vehicle (Load carrier). The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Further investigation is going on.
Police arrests two extortionists in Kulgam & Bandipora
September 07: Police in a series of action in Kulgam and Bandipora arrested 02 extortionists involved in extorting money from gullible people. Extorted cash and a knife also recovered from their possession. In Kulgam, Police received a written complaint from one Shabir Ahmad Bhat resident of Bachroo stating that a person namely Mohammad Iqbal Bhat resident of Bachroo extorted money from him in the name of Police department. The accused person threatened him that Police will arrest him as he was earlier involved in drug peddling and demanded ₹50,000/- from him to avoid arrest. The complainant paid him ₹20,000/- in advance as he was frightened that he may be arrested by Police for the unknown crime. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 205/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Kulgam and started investigation into the matter. A special investigating team led by SHO PS Kulgam under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Kulgam Shri Ghulam Muhamad Bhat-JKPS swung into action and arrested the accused & also recovered the extorted money from his possession. During questioning, the accused confessed about his involvement into the pre-planned crime. Further investigation of the case is in progress. In Bandipora, Police received information that some miscreants impersonating as terrorists were extorting money from people during evening hours in different areas of Bandipora town. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law was registered at PS Bandipora and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers taking assistance of modern techniques and human leads were able to zero in one suspect namely Aejaz Ahmad Sheikh resident of Bandipora. Subsequently, he was arrested and during questioning he confessed his involvement in the commission of crime. On his disclosure, weapon of offence (knife) used in the commission of crime was also recovered. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. Community members are requested not to fall prey in the hands of such fraudulent people and share such information with Police. Our consistent action against anti-social elements shall assure community members that Police has resolved to act tough against such inimical elements.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 2044 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
August 26: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹2,08,820/- from 2044 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines /protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police distributes Covid-19 safety kits among people in Srinagar
August 26: To enhance sense of community partnership, Police have distributed Covid-19 safety kits among people in Srinagar. SHO Police Station Parimpora Insp Syed Junaid distributed Covid-19 safety kits including face masks, sanitizers, bottles of liquid hand washes and other sanitation products among the general public at Parimpora Chowk. He advised the people to follow the guidelines/orders of government and advisories of health department regarding Covid-19. He further added that Srinagar Police has adopted this community policing initiative to make sure that people become aware about Covid appropriate behaviour. General public has appreciated and applauded the role of Srinagar Police in rendering such services to the general public.
Police distributes Covid-19 safety kits among people in Srinagar
August 24: To enhance sense of community partnership in fight against Covid-19 pandemic, Police have distributed Covid-19 safety kits and other sanitation products among people in Srinagar. SHO Police Station Ram Munshibagh Insp. Tousif Mir distributed Covid-19 safety kits including face masks, sanitizers, bottles of liquid hand washes and other sanitation products among the general public at Dalgate Srinagar. He advised the people to follow the guidelines/orders of government and advisories of health department regarding Covid-19. He further added that Srinagar Police has adopted this community policing initiative to make sure that people become aware about Covid appropriate behaviour. General public of the area have appreciated the role of Srinagar police while tackling Covid-19 pandemic from initial stage till now.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 2180 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
August 24: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹2,15,900/- from 2180 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
SSP Budgam chairs joint Security review meeting
August 24: SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS chaired a joint security review meeting with officers of Police & CRPF and discussed different security measures for ensuring peace and stability in the district. The meeting was held while following social distancing norms and other Covid protocols. The meeting was attended by CO 43Bn CRPF, CO 25Bn CRPF, CO 181Bn CRPF, SDPO Char-e-Sharief, SDPO Khansahab, SDPO Magam and DySP Hqrs, besides, other senior officers were also part of the meeting. SSP Budgam appreciated the efforts of Police and CRPF for maintaining stability in the district and emphasised upon them to maintain synergy and better coordination with one another at ground level to maintain the peaceful environment and security in the district. He urged upon the officers to strengthen the general security grid of their respective areas of responsibility for ensuring peace and stability besides taking stringent action against those involved in anti-national activities. He directed the officers to plug the gaps in order to avoid any untoward incidents in the district and take all preventive and precautionary measures with respect to security of vulnerable persons.
Police busts burglary & extortion gang in Srinagar, 10 arrested
August 24: Police in Srinagar have busted a gang by arresting 10 persons involved in burglary, extortion and impersonating as security forces by donning combat uniforms and dummy weapons. On 05/05/2021, PS Parimpora received a written complaint from Mohd Maqbool Bhat resident of Khawaja Bagh Maloora to the effect that during the intervening night some 6-8 unidentified gunmen wearing combat dress barged into his residential house and looted jewellery, cash & mobile phone. Accordingly a case vide FIR No. 107/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation taken up. Moreover, on 08/07/2021 another complainant Mohd Rafiq Ahangar resident of Hokarsar Umerabad lodged a complaint to the effect that during the intervening night some 4-6 unidentified gunmen wearing combat dresses entered into his house and looted jewellery and cash. In this regard, another case vide FIR No. 203/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered and investigation taken up. Accordingly, a special investigation team led by SHO PS Parimpora under the close supervision of SDPO West Shri Jan Muzaffar-JKPS and SP City West Shri Perbeet Singh-JKPS was constituted to probe, trace and arrest the accused involved in the commission of crime. During the course of investigation, officers taking assistance of modern techniques and leads from technical evidences learnt about the involvement of a gang of 10 accused persons identified as, Tariq Ahmad Rather son of Ghulam Mohammad Rather resident of Tangpora A/P Khan Mohalla Pati Shalabugh, Barkat Husain Son of Ghulam Rasool Hajam resident of Mirgund Pattan, Mohammad Yousuf Sheikh son of Abdul Rehman Sheikh resident of Khan Sahib Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmad Laway son of Mohammad Afzal Laway resident of Sutlan Pora Pattan, Manzoor Ahmad Waza son of Abdul Aziz Waza resident of Matipora Pattan, Altaf Ahmad Guroo son of Abdul Khaliq Guroo resident of Maloora, Farooq Ahmad Lone son of Abli Lone resident of Khan Sahib Budgam, Mohammad Maqbool Laway son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Sultan Pora Pattan, Jan Mohd Shiekh son of Mohd Yousuf Shiekh resident of Raithan Check Budgam and Bilal Ahmad Kumar son of Sona Ullah Kumar resident of Sanoor Kalipora Magam Budgam. Preliminary investigation also revealed that the burglars would first reccee the suspected areas to find out the target houses invariably the ones where marriage ceremony would be scheduled in near future. They had adopted a novel way in which they would don army camouflage uniform and enter into the houses with dummy pistols and assault rifles on the pretext of cordon and search. When they got ingress into the victim/target houses, they would lock the family in one room, snatch their mobile phones and during search, loot the valuable gold items and cash. Accordingly, the accused persons were arrested and during questioning they confessed about their involvement in the commission of crime. Upon their disclosure, police parties raided different locations and successfully recovered gold items worth ₹22 lacs, cash to the amount of ₹3.30lacs and a vehicle worth ₹2lacs purchased out of the stolen property. Besides, camouflage uniforms, belts, boots and caps used to commit the crime along with 5 dummy AK-47, 4 dummy Pistols, iron rods were also recovered. Further investigation into the matter is in progress.
Police recovers kidnapped minor girl in Kulgam; accused person arrested
August 24: Police in Kulgam have recovered a kidnapped minor girl within one hour and arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime. Police Station Kulgam received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his minor daughter was kidnapped by one person namely Muntazir Ahmad Shakhsaz son of Mohammad Yaqoob Shakhsaz resident of Chawalgam. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 197/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Kulgam and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, a team headed by SHO Police Station Kulgam under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Kulgam Shri Ghulam Muhamad Bhat-JKPS was constituted to trace and rescue the kidnapped girl. Acting on specific leads and by utilizing all available means, the team was able to recover the kidnapped girl and arrest the accused person involved in the commission of crime within one hour after complaint was received. After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl has been handed over to her legal heirs. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. Swift action by Police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by the locals. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.
Police arrests notorious drug peddler in Kulgam
August 24: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Kulgam have arrested a notorious drug peddler identified as Reyaz Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Churat Qazigund who was evading his arrest for a long time. Acting swiftly on a specific information regarding his presence, a special team from PS Qazigund headed by SHO PS Qazigund under the supervision of SDPO Qazigund Shri Govind Rattan-JKPS raided the specified location and arrested the said absconder. As per police records, he was the mastermind of drug mafia along NHW in Qazigund area and was wanted by law for his involvement in cases vide FIR Nos. 171/2008, 227/2014, 208/2016, 209/2016, 161/2021 and 172/2021 of Police Station Qazigund registered against him. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Press Release
August 24: During the intervening night of 23/24 August 2021, based on specific input generated by Police regarding presence of terrorists in Pethseer area of Sopore, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Sopore Police, Army (52RR) and CRPF in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorists got ascertained, they were given opportunity to surrender, however, instead they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter. However due to darkness the operation was suspended, while the cordon was kept intact. In the wee hours, repeated announcements were again made to the hiding terrorists to surrender, but the terrorists again fired on joint search party and the fire was retaliated. In the ensuing encounter, three terrorists were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. They have been identified as Faisal Fayaz son of Fayaz Ah Thokar resident of Kapren Shopian, Gh Mustafa Sheikh son of Abdul Ahad Sheikh resident of Tekipura Kupwara and Rameez Ah Ghanie son of Ab Majeed Ghanie resident of Zipor Dharamati, Shopian, affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT (TRF). As per police records, the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in several terror crime cases including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 01 AK-47 rifle & 02 Pistols 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. In this connection, Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been initiated. “Pertinently, the collective efforts of J&K Police, Army, CRPF & people of Kashmir Valley have led to neutralisation of more than 100 terrorists in the current year so far in Kashmir division” said by IGP Kashmir. He has also congratulated the joint teams working with great synergy and coordination on the ground for achieving this milestone and termed it as a big success.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 2908 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
August 13: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹3,30,450/- from 2908 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/ rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by the government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police foils suicide attempt of minor boy in Ganderbal
August 13: Police in Ganderbal prevented a boy from committing suicide in river Jehlum near Kharbagh district Ganderbal. Today at about 1500hrs, Police party from PP Shadipora led by In-charge PP Shadipora SI Gulzar Ahmad during routine patrolling in the area found a boy attempting to jump into the river Jehlum near Kharbagh. After noticing his movement as doubtful, the police party rushed towards him and foiled his suicidal attempt. The rescued minor boy is resident of Nainara Sumbal Bandipora and was handed over to his parents after proper counselling. General public of Ganderbal applauded this action of Police and parents expressed their gratitude to the Police for swift response which saved a precious life.
Police arrested 06 persons involved illegal extraction & transportation of minerals in Budgam
August 13: Police in Budgam have arrested 06 persons & seized 06 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. Officers from Police Station Khansahib have arrested 06 persons & seized six vehicles (Tippers) involved in illegal extraction and transportation of clay at Samsan Waterihail. They have been identified as Bashir Ahmed Bhat son of Noor Mohammad Bhat, Tariq Ahmad Dar son of Assadullah Dar and Mohammad Shahid Ganie son of Ab Ahad all residents of Sholipora and Bilal Ahmed Mir son of Ab Rashid Mir resident of Jawalapora and Riyaz Ahmed Bhat son of Ghulam Qadir, Javiad Ahmed Chopan son of Mohammad Shuban Chopan both residents of Hardiwael. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 194/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khansahib and further investigation have been initiated. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Drones used by Srinagar Police for surveillance over Anchar and adjacent areas
August 13: Ahead of Independence Day-2021, Srinagar Police has pressed into service drones to keep a watch over Anchar and adjacent areas of Soura Srinagar. Police carried out a successful drone surveillance exercise over Anchar and adjacent areas. Several high-end drones are being utilised for the said purpose. The drone surveillance is being used within the 2-kilometre radius in/around the Anchar Soura. A police team led by the SP Hazratbal along with SHO Soura and the experts used the drones from SKIMS Park. Aerial surveillance helps to keep a close watch on the suspects. It also helps to further strengthen the security cover that is put in place.
‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav’ Celebrations; Sopore Police organizes cleanliness drive
August 13: As part of ongoing country wide celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav, Sopore Police organized a cleanliness drive across Police District Sopore. SSP Sopore Shri Sudhanshu Verma-IPS, ASP Pulwama Shri Tanveer Ahmad-JKPS, DYSP Headquarters Sopore, SDPO Rafiabad, DYSP DAR DPL Sopore, DYSP PC Sopore and other officers of District Police Sopore alongwith Jawans participated enthusiastically in the drive. General public of the area have appreciated the efforts taken by the Police.
Full Dress Rehearsal for Independence Day-2021 held across Kashmir valley
August 13: Ahead of the Independence Day celebrations, Police and security forces besides students from various schools and colleges had a full dress rehearsal of Independence Day parade today across the Kashmir valley. Various contingents of Police, Home Guards, Fire & Emergency Services, Forest Protection Forces, IRP and CAPFs participated in full dress rehearsal for the Independence Day parade. In Srinagar, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Shri Pandurang K. Pole-IAS presided over the parade. On the occasion IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS and other senior officers from Police and security forces as well as civil administration were also present. In Ganderbal, ADC Ganderbal Shri Muzaffar Ahmad presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, SSB, P.T.S Manigam, Home Guard and students contingents at Madr-e-Meharbaan stadium Qamariya Ganderbal. Senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Budgam, ADC Budgam Shri Akramulah Tak presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, CRPF, IRP, JKHG, NCC, students contingents at Sports Stadium Budgam. SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS, ASP Budgam and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Baramulla, ADC Baramulla Shri Aijaz Ahmad Saraf-KAS presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, CRPF, SSB, IRP, F&ES, Home Guards, NCC Cadets and school contingents at DPL Baramulla. SSP Baramulla Shri Shri Rayees Mohammad Bhat-IPS and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Bandipora, DC Bandipora Shri Owais Ahmad-IAS presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, CRPF, IRP, JKHG and NCC contingents at SK Stadium Bandipora. SSP Bandipora Shri Mohmad Zahid-JKPS and other senior officers of Police, Army, CRPF & civil administration were present on the occasion. In Kupwara, ADC Handwara Nazir Ahmed Mir presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, Forest protection force, and Home guard contingents at DPL Kupwara. ASP Kupwara Shri Raja Zuhaib-JKPS, DySP DAR and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Sopore, ADC Sopore Shri Parvaiz Sajad presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, JKHG and J&K Armed Police and contingents from different schools at Khushal Stadium Sopore. SSP Sopore Shri Sudhanshu Verma-IPS, DySP DAR Sopore and other senior officers of Police & civil administration were present on the occasion. In Handwara, Tehsildar Handwara Shri Aijaz Ahmad Khuroo presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, SSB, BSF & NCC contingents at DPL Handwara. ASP Handwara Shri Mashkoor Ahmad-JKPS, DySP DAR and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Anantnag, DC Anantnag Shri Dr. Piyush Singla-IAS presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, CRPF, IRP, Auxiliary Police, Women's Police contingents at Government Boy's Degree College Anantnag. SSP Anantnag Shri Imtyaz Hussain-JKPS, SP Ops Anantnag and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Pulwama, ADC Pulwama Shri Altaf Ahmad Khan-KAS presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, CRPF, Home guards contingents at DPL Pulwama. ASP Pulwama Shri Tanveer Ahmad and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Kulgam, ADC Kulgam Shri Reyaz Ahmad Sofi-KAS presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, JK Homeguard, NCC, students & Ladies Police contingents at DPL Kulgam. ASP Kulgam Shri Zulfkar Ahmad-JKPS, DySP DAR Kulgam and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Shopian, ADC Shopian presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, JKAP, fire & emergency service Department, CRPF, Home Guard and Youth Service and sports contingents at DPL Shopian. Senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. In Awantipora, ADC Awantipora Shri Zaffar Husson Shawl-KAS presided over rehearsal parade comprising of JKP, JKAP, CRPF, Home Guard and Youth Service and sports contingents at DPL Awantipora. SSP Awantipora Shri Mohammad Yousif-JKPS, DySP DAR and other senior officers of Police, civil administration and other concerned were present on the occasion. On the occasion various colourful cultural programmes were also presented by the students of various schools and colleges.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 3028 violators fined and 32 persons arrested
August 11: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have arrested 32 persons and realized fine to the tune of ₹3,58,500/- from 3028 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/ rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by the government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Sopore; Contraband substances recovered
August 11: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Sopore and recovered contraband substances from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at village Wapora Rafiabad intercepted two persons identified as Irshad Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Muhammad Lone resident of Wapora Rafiabad and Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Lone son of Gh Muhammad Lone resident of Khushipora Rafiabad. During checking, officers were able to recover 120 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 86/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Panzla and further investigation have 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.
SSP Budgam reviews Independence Day arrangements
August 11: In view of the forth-coming Independence Day, SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS today reviewed arrangements & preparedness for the celebrations at the parade ground of District Police Lines Budgam. On his visit, he inspected march-past presented by contingents of CRPF, IRP, JKAP and other CAPF forces. He also reviewed traffic management plan for smooth passage of general masses and availability of parking places at Sports Stadium Budgam. SSP Budgam also directed officers to maintain high alert to ensure proper access control, besides checking of all vehicles to spoil any anti national plans.
Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone traced/recovered Smartphones worth lakhs of rupees
August 10: Cyber Police Kashmir Zone, Srinagar has recovered missing mobile phones worth lakhs of rupees and handed over to the rightful owners. In order to extend the services to the general public and to redress their grievances, Cyber Police Kashmir is receiving applications/reports from various persons about missing of their cell phones. This is apart from various online frauds, scams and other Cyber related crimes which are being reported in Cyber Police Station Kashmir Zone on routine basis. A constant 24x7 effort is being made by Cyber Police Kashmir through special teams to investigate such crimes besides tracing missing mobile phones by using advanced technological and conventional methods. Cyber Police therefore remains on the forefront in helping the citizens in various technological challenges being faced by the citizens in their day to day life. Cyber Police Kashmir was successful in its efforts by tracing 30 such missing smart cell phones of various makes and models worth lakhs of rupees and were accordingly handed over to the rightful owners today at Cyber Police Station Headquarters Srinagar. On the directions of IGP Kashmir Zone, 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. General public has appreciated and applauded the role & efforts of Cyber Police Kashmir in rendering such services to the general public.
Police-public meeting facilitated in Bandipora
August 10: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting was facilitated by Bandipora police at Government Middle School Zalpora Nowgam. The meeting was held while following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Sumbal Shri Surinder Mohan-JKPS accompanied by SHO PS Sumbal and Incharge Police Post Nowgam. The meeting was attended by respectable citizens and youths of Zalpora Nowgam and other adjoining areas. During the meeting, various issues related to drug abuse, gambling & other issues were discussed. The chairing officers assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to Police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. Addressing the participants SDPO Sumbal sought their cooperation in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the areas and root out the menace of drugs and other social menaces. He also congratulated the students of Zalpora who performed well in various exams. Besides lauded the role of public to bring the level of drug menace in Zalpora to almost zero level. The participants assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Press Release
August 10: Today at about 1445hrs, terrorists hurled a grenade at Hari Singh High Street area in District Srinagar. Senior Police officers immediately reached at the terror crime spot. Preliminary investigation revealed that terrorists hurled a grenade towards Bunker of 40Bn SSB at Hari Singh High Street area of district Srinagar. However, the grenade missed the intended target and instead exploded on road resulting in minor injuries to 10 civilians who were evacuated to nearby hospital for the treatment of their injuries. Following the said grenade attack, all the entry/exit points in and around Lal Chowk area were sealed and all the Nakas/checkpoints across the City Srinagar were activated. During the intensive checking, a joint naka party near Makkah Market apprehended a suspicious person and upon the search of his bag recovered 02 live grenades. He has been identified as Adil Farooq Bhat son of Farooq Ahmad Bhat resident of Khrew Pampore, a journalist working as Sub-Editor with CNS News Agency. It is pertinent to mention that the arrestee Adil Farooq was arrested earlier also in Feb-2019 and detained under PSA for his involvement in providing logistics as well as other support to the active terrorists operating in Khrew area. Police have registered cases under relevant section of law regarding both the incidents and investigation is going on vigorously from all the angles viz-a-viz today’s grenade throwing incident and subsequent recovery of two live grenades. More arrests are expected and further details shall follow.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 3122 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
August 04: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹3,80,050/- from 3122 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/ rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 15 shops were sealed & 03 vehicles were also seized for defying Covid-19 norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by the government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Kulgam & Shopian; Contraband substances recovered
August 04: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddler in Kulgam & Shopian and recovered contraband substances from their possession. In Kulgam, a police party of Police Station Behibagh during patrolling near Noonnai Turigam crossing intercepted a person in a suspicious condition who tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully by alert Police party. He has been identified as Mohammad Altaf Mantoo son of Abdul Gani Mantoo resident of Matibugh Yaripora. During checking, officers were able to recover 10Kgs of Poppy Straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Similarly in Shopian, Police have arrested one drug peddler identified as Mudasir Ahmad Koka resident of Shallpora Melhoora Wachi and recovered contraband substances from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and further investigations have 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.
‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav’ Celebrations; Pulwama Police organizes cleanliness drive
August 04: As part of ongoing country wide celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav, Pulwama Police organized a cleanliness drive in Pulwama town. DC Pulwama Shri Basser- Ul- Haq Choudhary-IAS, SP Pulwama Shri Ashish Mishra-IPS, ASP Pulwama Shri Tanveer Ahmad-JKPS, DySP DAR Pulwama Shri Qazi Samas-ul-Muzafar, SDPO Litter, SDPO Kakapora and other officers of District Police Pulwama alongwith Jawans participated enthusiastically in the drive. During the drive, roads, sideways & footpaths small drains were sanitized from Drusoo to main chowk Rajpora by way of using disinfect chemicals. Apart from this, various schools were painted to give proper getup and the compounds of said schools were also cleaned. The boundary wall of Central Boys High School Pulwama was also cleaned. General public of the area have appreciated the efforts taken by the Police.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 3659 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
August 02: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹4,16,740/- from 3659 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests 03 drug peddlers in Kulgam and Budgam; Contraband substances recovered
August 02: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested three drug peddlers in Kulgam & Budgam and recovered contraband substances from their possession. In Kulgam, officers from Police Post Mirbazar at a checkpoint near FCI Mirbazar intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK02BM-2968 driven by Diljeet Singh son of Darshan Singh resident of Simbal Jammu. During checking, officers were able to recover 01 kg poppy straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Similarly in Budgam, officers at a checkpoint established at Shiekhpora Budgam intercepted two persons roaming in suspicious conditions carrying some bags. They have been identified as Sajan Kumar son of Ashok Kumar resident of Ludhaina Punjab and Gurjant Singh son of Baldev Singh resident of Ferozpur Punjab. During checking, officers were able to recover 02 kgs of poppy straw concealed in bags from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and further investigations have been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police facilitates interaction meeting with retired police Personnel in Handwara
August 02: Police in Handwara facilitated an interaction meeting with the retired Police officers & officials of the Police district at DPL Handwara. The meeting was chaired by SP Handwara Shri Sandeep Gupta-IPS. At the outset of the meeting, retired police officers appreciated Handwara Police for organizing such meetings to review the progress of welfare measures being taken by Police. During the meeting various issues were raised which were patiently heard by the chairing officer. The chairing officer assured them that their genuine problems will be resolved on priority. He further added that Handwara Police is always keen for the welfare of retired police personnel and their family members. While concluding, chairing officer expressed gratitude for their participation in the meeting and added that Jammu and Kashmir Police will never forget their sacrifice while discharging the duties. He appreciated the role played by them by spending their golden years in the service of this department & emphasised on them to consider police department as a family and share their problems with us in case of any exigencies. Later, SP Handwara also inspected parade at DPL Handwara and directed jawans to remain extra vigilant and passionate to civilians during their duties.
Police busts LeT Terror Module in Anantnag; Four arrested
August 02: Police in Anantnag have busted a terror module linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT and arrested four accused persons involved in developing an IED to carry out blasts in Anantnag town besides motivating gullible youth to join the terror folds by using social media and online platforms. Incriminating materials including hand grenade have also been recovered from their possession. Acting on a specific input, one terrorist associate identified as Aamir Reyaz Lone resident of Baramulla was arrested; incriminating materials including electronic devices were recovered from his possession. During analysis, it was revealed that the arrested accused was in contact with an active terrorist of LeT namely Hilal Sheikh resident of Baramulla. During the course of investigation and on disclosure of accused Aamir Reyaz it was revealed that another terrorist associate identified as Owais Ahmad Shaksaz resident of Seer Hamdan is in the process of making an IED with the help of information from internet platforms. Accordingly, the accused Owais Ahmad was arrested. Further investigation into the matter revealed involvement of two more terrorist associates and were subsequently arrested. The arrested terrorist associate identified as Suhaib Muzaffar Qazi @Tamil resident of Rajpora Pulwama was in direct contact with active terrorist Aaqib Dar (LeT) of Pulwama who provided a hand grenade to Suhaib Qazi in order to attack on security forces which was recovered at his instance by Police. Similarly, another arrested terrorist associated identified as Tariq Dar was found in contact with an active terrorist namely Aslam Dar of Kulgam and was providing logistic support to the said terrorist. Preliminary investigation into the matter revealed that the busted module was working for active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT and were in process of developing IEDs to carry out blasts in Anantnag Town. Moreover, they were also involved in motivating gullible youth of the valley to join terrorist ranks of proscribed terror outfit LeT and HM. The busting of said IED terror module have helped to avert a major attack and also save the gullible youth who were falling prey to the propaganda of this online module. Further investigation into the matter is in progress.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 3394 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
July 29: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹4,26,780/- from 3394 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/ rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 32 shops were also sealed in Kulgam for defying Covid-19 norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by the government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests drug peddler in Anantnag; Huge quantity of contraband substances recovered
July 29: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police in Anantnag have arrested a drug peddler and seized huge quantity of contraband substances. Police Station Mattan received an information through reliable sources that one person namely Mohd Shafi Najar son of Gh Mohammad Najar resident of Mattipora Nanil has indulged in drug peddling and has hoarded a huge quantity of contrabands in his residential house. Accordingly a police party headed by SHO Police station Mattan alongwith Executive Magistrate raided the specific location. During search, 500Kgs of Poppy Straw was recovered from the residential house of said person. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. A case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Mattan and investigation was taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police arrests rape accused within hours in Baramulla
July 29: Police in Baramulla have arrested a person accused of rape within hours after complaint was received. On 28/07/2021, Police Station Uri received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his minor daughter (name withheld) aged about 13 years was raped by one person namely Imtiyaz Ahmad Khan @ Muna Khan son of Mohammad Saleem resident of Paranpeelan Uri in forest area after giving life threat to her. .On receiving this complaint, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Uri and investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, The Police team after utilizing all available means and due to strenuous efforts arrested the accused person within hours of complaint received by police. He has been shifted to the police station where he remains in custody. As a part of investigation, necessary medico-legal formalities have been carried out. Further investigation in the matter is going on. 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
Police arrests 2 gamblers in Ganderbal, stake money seized
July 29: Acting tough against social crimes, Ganderbal Police have arrested 02 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money from their possession. Acting on specific information, a police party from Police Post Shadipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal raided a gambling site in Forest area of Authkhuroo, Shadipora following an input about gambling activities and apprehended two gamblers. They have been identified as Fayaz Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat resident of Wanipora, Saloora and Ghulam Hassan Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat resident of Reshipora. Officers have seized stake money of ₹2800/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 143/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in criminal activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 3478 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
July 27: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹4,30,650/- from 3478 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/ rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 23 shops were sealed in Kulgam for violating Covid norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by the government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests 02 absconders in Baramulla involved in crime against women
July 27: In continuation to stringent actions against absconders, Baramulla Police have arrested two absconders who were evading their arrest since 1997. A Police party headed by SHO PS Baramulla under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla Shri Syed Sajad Hussain-JKPS succeeded in arresting two absconders who were evading their arrest since long. They have been identified as Khursheed Ahmad Ahanger son of Nazir Ahmad Ahanger resident of Azadgunj Baramulla & Tariq Ahmad Mir son of Ab Khaliq Mir resident of Kakerhamam Baramulla. They were wanted by law for their involvement in Case FIR No. 50/1997 of PS Baramulla. The arrested accused persons have been produced before Hon'ble Court where from they were shifted to jail. It is pertinent to mention here that on 04/03/1997, case FIR No. 50/1997 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Baramulla against 03 accused persons including the said absconders regarding crime against women. The instant case was challaned against accused persons before Hon’ble Court on 03/04/1997. During the trial the said accused persons were declared as absconders by the Hon’ble Court.
Police seizes 05 vehicles for Illegal extraction & transportation of minerals
July 27: Police in Baramulla have seized 05 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals from Mirgund Pattan area of Baramulla. Officers from Police Post Mirgund & Police Station Pattan have seized five vehicles (02 Tippers & 3 Tractors) involved in extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from Mirgund Pattan area of Baramulla. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Baramulla Police recovers kidnapped girl within 20hours
July 27: Police Post Palhallan received a written complaint from an individual stating therein that his minor daughter age about 17 years had been kidnapped by unknown person/persons from her home. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 225/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Pattan and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, officers investigating the case, utilizing all available means and with strenuous efforts, specific information was generated due to which the team was able to recover the kidnapped girl within 20 hours after the complaint was received. However the accused person involved in the commission of crime managed to escape. Preliminary investigation suggests that the girl was kidnapped by Bilal Ahmad Waza son of Mohd Ashraf Waza resident of Palhallan Pattan. Efforts are on to effect his arrest. After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl has been handed over to her legal heirs. Investigation into the matter is in progress. Swift action by police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by the locals. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.
Drug peddler arrested in Handwara; Contraband substance recovered
July 25: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Handwara and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers from Police Post Zachaldara at a checkpoint established at Sultanpora bridge intercepted a person in a suspicious condition who tried to flee from the spot but was apprehended tactfully. He has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Sultan resident of Lachipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 190 grams of charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 242/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 4494 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
July 25: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹6,06,450/- from 4494 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 07 vehicles were also seized in Shopian for violating Covid-19 norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by the government to curb Covid-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 3521 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
July 19: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹4,51,530/- from 3521 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 04 vehicles were also seized in Shopian for violating COVID-19 guidelines. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by the government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Moreover, Police in Kulgam along with Revenue officers conducted market checking and realized fine to the tune of ₹3800/- from shopkeepers for violating Government orders/COVID-19 norms. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police facilitates PCPG meetings in Budgam, Bandipora and Kulgam
July 19: As a part of its public outreach programme, a series of Police Community Partnership Group Meetings (PCPG) were facilitated by Police in Budgam, Bandipora and Kulgam. The meetings were held while following social distancing norms and other Covid protocols. In Budgam, the PCPG meetings were facilitated at PS Chadoora, PS Khansahab and PS Khag. The meetings were chaired by concerned jurisdictional officers and were attended by civil society members, shopkeepers, Auqaf Committee members, Khateebs and other citizens of the areas. In Bandipora, a PCPG meeting was facilitated at Wular Vintage Park Bandipora and chaired by DySP PC Bandipora alongwith other officers. The meeting was attended by civil society members, elected representatives and other citizens of the area. Similarly, another PCPG meeting was facilitated by Kulgam Police at PS Qazigund. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Qazigund alongwith other officers and attended by respectable citizens of various areas falling within the jurisdiction of PS Qazigund. During these meetings, the participants raised various issues and the chairing officers assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to Police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. During these meetings, the main focus was laid on the adherence to Covid appropriate behaviour especially on eve of Eid-ul-Adha and the participants were requested to avoid congregational prayers on the occasion so as to contain the spread of highly contagious Covid-19. Besides, cooperation was also sought from the participants to root out the menaces of drugs and other social crimes from the society. While appreciating the efforts of Police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely, the participants assured their full cooperation to Police in tackling social evils.
02 drug peddlers arrested in Budgam and Bandipora; Psychotropic substances recovered
July 19: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Budgam & Bandipora and recovered Psychotropic substances from their possession. In Budgam, officers from Police Post Narbal at a checkpoint near Jamia Masjid Narbal intercepted one person who was moving in a suspicious manner identified as Khazer Mohd Sheikh son of Sanahual Sheikh resident of Bazar Mohallah Narbal. During checking, officers were able to recover 172 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Similarly in Bandipora, a police party of Police Post Aloosa under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Bandipora at a checkpoint established at Quilmuqam Aloosa intercepted one person identified as Fida Hussain Mir son of Mohammad Shaban Mir resident of Ward No 06, Bandipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 300 Proxywel Spos tablets. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Preliminary investigation reveals that the recovered drugs were meant to be supplied to the youth of the area to make them drug addicts. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and further investigations have been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police busts LeT terror module in Budgam, 05 arrested
July 19: Police in Budgam has busted a terror module of proscribed terror outfit LeT by arresting a local terrorist along with four associates from Budgam area. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition have been recovered from their possession. Acting on a specific information, Budgam Police along with 53RR and 43BN CRPF arrested one local terrorist linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT and recovered incriminating materials, arms & ammunition including one Chinese pistol, one magazine, 08 live pistol rounds from his possession. He has been identified as Mohd Younis Mir resident of Choon Budgam. Upon questioning of the said terrorist, Budgam Police succeeded in busting a terror module of proscribed terror outfit LeT by arresting 04 terror associates. Incriminating materials and ammunition including 02 hand grenades were also recovered from their possession. They have been identified as Imran Zahoor Ganie resident of Kulbug Budgam, Umer Farooq Wani resident of Ompora Budgam, Faizan Qayoom Ganie and Shahnawaz Ahmad Mir both residents of Choon Budgam. Preliminary investigation revealed that the arrested terrorist associates were involved in providing shelter, logistics and other material support including transportation of arms and ammunition to the active terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT in various areas of Budgam. The arrested local terrorist & terror associates have been in touch with the PaK terror commanders through various social media platforms and were also in constant touch with local terror commanders of proscribed terror outfit LeT in Kashmir. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 219/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Budgam and further investigation is in progress.
Press Release
July 19: Acting on a specific information generated by Shopian Police about presence of terrorists at village Check-i-Sidique Khan area of Shopian, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Police, 34RR and 178BN CRPF in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given repeated opportunities to surrender, however, they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, two terrorists of proscribed terror outfit LeT were killed and their bodies were retrieved from the site of encounter. They have been identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Rashid Dar resident of Hafshirmal Shopian a top commander of proscribed terror outfit LeT active since 2017 and Majid Iqbal Bhat son of Mohammad Iqbal Bhat resident of Melibagh Imamsahab, Shopian. As per police records, both the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in various terror crime cases and several terror crime cases were registered against them. It is pertinent to mention that the killed terrorist Ishfaq Ahmad Dar was active since 2017 and figured among the list of most wanted terrorists. Besides, being part of groups involved in several terror crime cases, he was very instrumental in planning and executing terror attacks on security establishments, civilian killings and misleading the gullible youth by motivating them to join terrorist folds. He was also involved in killing of 04 police personnel at minority guard Zainapora on 11/12/2018, killing of two non-local drivers in Chittrigam Shopian on 24/10/2019. Moreover, on his behest two youth namely Asif Lone resident of Khudwani Kulgam & Ab Rashid Thoker resident of Hussanpora Arwani also joined the terrorist ranks. Incriminating materials, arms and ammunition including 2 AK-47 rifles and 08 Magazines 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. IGP Kashmir congratulated joint team of Police & security forces for conducting successful operation in professional manner by neutralizing the most wanted terrorist without any collateral damage. In this connection, Police has registered a case under relevant sections of law 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.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 2970 violators fined and 05 persons arrested
July 15: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have arrested 05 persons and also realized fine to the tune of ₹4,00,180/- from 2970 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 25 shops were sealed for violating Covid norms in Kulgam. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Huge quantity of contraband substances recovered; 01 arrested
July 15: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler & recovered huge quantity of contraband substances in Kulgam and Budgam. In Kulgam, on credible information regarding drug peddling in Bumrath area of Kulgam, a Police party from Police Station Kulgam under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Kulgam raided the specific location. During search, officers in presence of Executive Magistrate Kulgam were able to recover 300 Kgs of Poppy Straw from the residential house of Mohammad Yaqoob Mir son of Khazir Mohammad Mir resident of Bumrath. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 174/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Kulgam and investigation has been taken up. In similar action at Budgam, Police party from PS Chrar-i-Sharief raided a specific location following specific information regarding drug dealings in village Zaloosa. During search, officers in presence of Magistrate have recovered 25 Kgs of Poppy Straw from a residential house of Manzoor Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Zaloosa Chrar-i-Sharief however, he is evading his arrest and efforts are on to effect his arrest. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 88/2021 under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Chrar-i-Sharief and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 2904 violators fined, 12 persons arrested and 01 FIR registered
July 06: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have arrested 12 persons, lodged 01 FIR and also realized fine to the tune of ₹3,95,700/- from 2904 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 31 shops were sealed and 05 vehicles were seized in Kulgam & Shopian respectively for violating Covid norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
03 arrested for selling government cement in Ganderbal
July 06: Police in Ganderbal have arrested three persons involved in illegal sale of government cement. On specific information, a police party from PS Gund under the supervision of SDPO Kangan raided two spots at Fraw Haknar & Ganiwan Gund and seized 248 bags of government cement from the possession of three persons identified as Ishtiyaq Ahmad Shah son of Abdul Ahad Shah, Mushtaq Ahmad Shah son of Abdul Ahad Shah both residents of Fraw Gund and Ehsan-ul-Haq son of Abdul Ahad Bhat resident of Sumbal Bala Gund. It is to be noted that the cement was meant for Government works only and was labelled as "Not for Retail Sale". The accused persons were arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, cases vide FIR Nos. 31/2021, 32/2021 and 33/2021 under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Gund and investigations have been initiated. Our consistent actions against anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities.
SSP Shopian chairs review meeting
July 05: SSP Shopian Shri Apritpal Singh-IPS today chaired a review meeting at District Police Office Shopian with all DySsP and SHOs of the District. The meeting was held while following social distancing norms and other Covid protocols. During the meeting, SSP Shopian held a detailed discussion on all fronts including security scenario, Law and order, investigation, Crime/Complaints disposal, anti- terrorist operations, drug dealing, extraction of minerals and other issues. SSP Shopian also stressed upon officers to redress public grievances on top priority in a time bound manner. It has also been emphasized to strengthen Police-Public relationship. He also directed the officers to finalize the pending cases/public complaints within shortest possible time on merits.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 4011 violators fined, 04 persons arrested and 01 FIR registered
July 05: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have arrested 04 persons, lodged 01 FIR and also realized fine to the tune of ₹5,13,370/- from 4011 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 09 vehicles were also seized in Shopian for violating Covid norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests six drug peddlers; Contraband substances recovered
July 05: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested six drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession. In Anantnag, Police party from Police Post Janglat Mandi at a checkpoint established near Bilal crossing intercepted two persons riding a motorcycle identified as Kowsar Ahmad Khanday son of Mohd Abdullah Khanday resident of Vessu Qazigund and Bilal Ahmad Naikoo son of Nazir Ahmad Naikoo resident of Cheni Chowk Anantnag. During checking, officers were able to recover 7160 capsules of banned drugs from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS where they remain in the custody. Officers have also seized the motorcycle involved in the commission of crime. In Kulgam, Police party from Police Post Mirbazar at a checkpoint established near Alstop on NHW intercepted a vehicle (Xylo) bearing registration number JK14B-6054 driven by one person identified as Mohd Rafiq Barger son of Din Mohammad Barger resident of Lowermunda. During checking, officers were able to recover 12kgs of Poppy Straw and 700 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Meanwhile acting on specific information, officers from Police Station Qazigund at a checkpoint established at Choimulla Qazigund intercepted a vehicle (Oil Tanker) with two persons on board. They have been identified as Sahab Singh @Rishpal Singh son of Lakhwinder Singh resident of Bagwanthnagar Tehsil Sura, UP and Shanid Gull son of Gull Mohd Bhat resident of Panzath. During checking officers were able to recover 02kgs of Poppy from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. In Ganderbal, officers from Police Station Ganderbal at a checkpoint established at Banday Bagh near Husnush chinar point intercepted one suspicious person identified as Mohammad Shahid Gurra son of Mohammed Shafi resident of Banday Bagh, Ganderbal. During checking, officers were able to recover 100gms of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at respective Police Stations and further investigations have 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.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 4730 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
July 04: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹6,33,190/- from 4730 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 05 vehicles were also seized for violating Covid norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests 06 gamblers in Srinagar; Stake money seized
July 04: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested 06 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money from their possession. Acting on specific information, a Police party from Police Post Qamarwari raided a gambling site at Barthana Qamarwari following an input about gambling activities and apprehended six gamblers. Officers have seized stake money of ₹9,600/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.195/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Parimpora 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.
Police arrests 03 notorious drug peddlers in Kulgam; Huge quantity of contraband substance recovered
July 04: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, police have arrested three notorious drug peddlers in Kulgam and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession. Officers from Police Station Kulgam at a checkpoint established near Balsoo crossing intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK18A-1048 with three persons on board. They have been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Mir son of Ali Mohammad Mir, Iqbal Ahmad Ganie son of Ghulam Mohammad Ganie both residents of Buchroo and Reyaz Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Khalil Dar resident of Brazloo. During checking, officers were able to recover 130 Kgs of Poppy Straw, two grinding machines and a digital weighing machine from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been sized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 161/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police station Kulgam and further investigation into the case has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Kulgam Police recovers kidnapped minor girl; accused person arrested
July 04: Police in Kulgam have recovered kidnapped minor girl and arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime. Police Station Behibagh on June 30, 2021 received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his minor daughter (name withheld) was kidnapped. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 35/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Behibagh and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation a team headed by SHO Police Station Behibagh under the supervision of DySP PC Hatipora Shri. Arif Hussain-JKPS was constituted to trace and rescue the kidnapped girl. Acting on specific leads and by utilizing all available means, the team was able to recover the kidnapped girl and arrest the accused person involved in the commission of crime. After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl has been handed over to her legal heirs. Further investigation into the matter is in progress. Swift action by Police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by the locals. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 5256 violators fined, 01 FIR registered
June 30: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have registered 01 FIR and also realized fine to the tune of ₹6,94,130/- from 5256 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 09 vehicles were also seized for violating Covid norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police seizes 04 vehicles for Illegal extraction & transportation of minerals
June 30: Police in Baramulla have seized 04 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Kreeri & Mirgund areas of Baramulla. Officers from Police Station Kreeri & PP Mirgund under the supervision of senior officers have seized four vehicles involved in extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted in Kreeri & Mirgund areas of Baramulla. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Warm send off’s given to retiring officers on their superannuation
June 30: Farewell functions were organized by Police in Budgam & Bandipora to accord warm send-off to the officers who have superannuated from their active services. The superannuated officers include ASI Shri Nazir Ahmad Mir of Budgam Police & Gh Mohi-ud-Din of Bandipora Police. They were given mementos as a token of love and respect for their exceptional services spanning over more than three decades. In Budgam, the impressive function was facilitated at DPL Budgam. SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS and DySP DAR Shri Ruhail Mircha-JKPS and other senior officers participated in the function. SSP Budgam while acknowledging the contribution of the outgoing officer, conveyed his best wishes to the retiring officer and prayed for his good health and success post-retirement. In Bandipora, a similar function was organized at District Police Office Bandipora, SSP Bandipora Sh. Mohammad Zahid-JKPS, ASP Bandipora, DySP Hqrs Bandipora and other officers and officials were present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, SSP Bandipora appreciated the work and dedication of the officer towards his duties. He wished the officer good health and happiness post retirement. The superannuating officers while thanking the department for such an impressive send-off also addressed the functions and shared their years long experience in the department.
DIG NKR visits Handwara; Chairs officers' meeting
June 30: Deputy Inspector General of Police Shri Sujit Kumar-IPS today visited PD Handwara where he chaired officers’ meeting, besides assessed law & order situation of the Police District during security review meeting. On his arrival, the DIG NKR accompanied by SSP Handwara Shri Sandeep Gupta-IPS & other officers visited all branches of DPO Handwara. He appreciated overall office work of the DPO and presented awards to many officials. Later, the DIG NKR chaired a security review meeting with Police officers to assess the law & order situation in the PD. The meeting was attended by SP Handwara, ASP Handwara and other officers. During the meeting, Shri Sujit Kumar-IPS directed the officers to strengthen the security grid and plug the gaps with tight security measures to neutralise those involved in terrorist activities. He said that stringent action has to be taken against the elements found involved in unlawful activities to ensure peaceful environment for the people. He appreciated the role of Handwara Police for their professionalism in maintaining Peace and Public order and keeping the criminal activities under check. He also hailed the role of Handwara Police in combating drug menace in the Police District and exhorted upon the officers to remain cautious and alert to maintain peaceful atmosphere as anti-national elements are making efforts to disturb it. DIG NKR also inaugurated a newly constructed block at DPO Handwara and a water plant at DPL Handwara for the welfare of Jawans. He also visited Police Station Vilgam to inspect the crime and other works of Police Station.
Police arrests two drug peddlers; Huge quantity of contraband substances recovered
June 30: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Baramulla & Anantnag districts and recovered huge quantity of contraband substances from their possession. In Baramulla, on credible information regarding drug peddling in Nengerpora area of Kunzer, a Police party from Police Station Kunzer under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg raided the specific location. During search, officers recovered 14 Kgs of Poppy Straw from the residential house of Tariq Ahmad Ganie son of Gh Qadir Ganie resident of Ganie Mohalla Nengerpora Kunzer. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Preliminary investigation reveals that the said accused person was involved in supplying drugs among the youth of the area. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Kunzer and investigation has been taken up. Similarly in Anantnag, officers from PS Bijbehara at a checkpoint established at Karkidal Bijbehara intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number PB10CH-1406 with one person on board. He has been identified as Mohd Ashraf Mantoo son of Mohd Ismail Mantoo resident of Takya Maqsood Shah Bijbehara. During search, officers were able to recover 45 Kgs of poppy straw from the said vehicle. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No 192/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Bijbehara 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.
Police holds PCPG meeting at Police Station Kulgam
June 28: As a part of public outreach programme, Police Community Partnership Group Meeting (PCPG) was held by Kulgam Police at Police Station Kulgam, while following social distancing norms and other Covid protocols. The meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station Kulgam alongwith other senior officers and was attended by respectable citizens including members of Trade Federation/Fruit Association of Kulgam. During the meeting, the participants raised various issues of public importance. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. The participants were also briefed about the precautionary measures to be adopted to contain the spread Covid-19. The participants were stressed to cooperate with Police in maintaining law and order in the area and in identifying anti national and anti social elements who always try to disrupt the peaceful environment. The participants in the meeting assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils and also appreciated the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely. The meeting concluded with a positive note.
03 drug peddlers arrested in Pulwama; contraband substances recovered
June 28: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested three drug peddlers in Pulwama and recovered contraband substances from their possession. A Police party of Police Station Pulwama during patrolling at Tengpuna Pulwama intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK13D-0351 with three persons on board. They have been identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohammad Yousuf Sheikh, Nazir Ahmad Dar son of Ab Rehman Dar and Fayaz Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Ahmad Dar all residents of Tengpuna Pulwama. During checking, officers were able to recover 53 Kgs of Poppy Straw and 3 grams of Brown Sugar from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No 184/21 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Pulwama and further investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 5674 violators fined & 02 FIRs registered
June 23: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have lodged 02 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹8,49,940/- from 5674 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests drug peddler in Anantnag; Contraband substance recovered
June 23: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Anantnag and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers from Police Station Kokernag at a checkpoint established at Watnard Kokernag intercepted a vehicle (Load carrier) bearing registration number JK03D-3168 driven by one person identified as Fayaz Ahmad Lone son of Mohd Khalil Lone resident of Guri Hanjipora. During checking, officers were able to recover 550 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 120/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Kokernag and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Kulgam Police solved 02 hit and run cases; Accused persons arrested
June 23: Kulgam police solved 02 hit and run cases and arrested the accused persons involved in the commission of crime. Police Station Qazigund received information that three persons riding on a motorcycle were hit by unknown vehicle at Gundipora Qazigund resulting on spot death of two persons namely Nisar Ahmad Thokar and Javid Ahmad Thokar both the sons of Abdul Gani Thokar residents of Sopat Tengpora. However the injured person namely Mushtaq Ahmad Najar son of Ghulam Rasool Najar resident of Sopat Tangpora was immediately shifted to hospital for treatment of his injuries. The driver of the vehicle namely Bilal Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Nabi Wani resident of Chamalvas Banihal was arrested and the vehicle bearing registration number JK01F-8968 was also seized. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Meanwhile in another incident, Police Station Qaimoh received information that a vehicle bearing registration No. JK02AB-0099 hit and injured three pedestrians namely Rumeena Jan, Mubeena Akther and Jasim Mohammad Dar all the residents of Gufbal Qaimoh. The injured persons were immediately shifted to nearby hospital for treatment of their injuries. The driver of the vehicle namely Ghulam Jeelani son of Ali Mohammad Wani resident of Firdous Colony Buchpora Srinagar was arrested and the vehicle involved in the commission of offence has also been seized. Accordingly, cases under relevant section of law stands registered in respective police stations and investigation have been initiated. Community members have applauded the strenuous efforts of Police for solving both cases.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 7181 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
June 22: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹12,05,690/- from 7181 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 13 vehicles were also seized in district Shopian for violating Covid-19 norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Srinagar; Contraband substance recovered
June 22: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Srinagar and recovered contraband substance from their possession. A Police Party of Police Station Kothibagh led by SHO PS Kothibagh during checking near TRC apprehended two persons identified as Manpreet Singh son of Dilwandar Singh and Prince Sahota son of Pritam Singh both residents of Jalandhar. During checking, officers were able to recover 18.3Kgs of Fuki from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 48/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Kothibagh and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police arrests drug peddler in Anantnag; Contraband substance recovered
June 22: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Anantnag and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers from Police Station Bijbehara at a checkpoint established at Waghama Bijbehara intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK03C-8799 driven by one person identified as Ghulam Mohammad Dass son of Mohammad Maqbool Dass resident of Waghama Bijbehara. During checking, officers were able to recover 55 Kgs of Poppy Straw from the vehicle. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 185/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Bijbehara and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 4909 violators fined, 03 persons arrested & 03 FIRs registered
June 21: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have arrested 03 persons, lodged 03 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹7,00080/- from 4909 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 23 vehicles were also seized for violating Covid norms. Budgam Police today held Covid-19 awareness drive at different locations in the district. During the drive face masks were distributed among the general public. People were also sensitised about the pandemic and are requested to adopt Covid appropriate behaviour whenever they venture out of their homes. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests 04 drug peddlers in Anantnag; Huge quantity of Contraband substance recovered
June 21: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested four drug peddlers in Anantnag and recovered huge quantity of contraband substance from their possession. Officers from Police Post Sangam at a checkpoint established on NHW44 near Sangam Chowk intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK03A-3234 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Muzaffar Ah Das son of Ali Mohd Das resident of Waghama Bijbehara and Fayaz Ahmed Bhat son of Mohd Ramzan Bhat resident of Katriteng. During checking, officers were able to recover 57 Kgs of Poppy Straw from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. In another action, a police party from PS Anantnag at a checkpoint established at Khanabal Chowk intercepted a person identified as Ishfaq Majeed Nanda son of Late Abdul Majeed Nanda resident of Nandpora Khanabal. During checking officers were able to recover 20 bottles of Welcyrex from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Similarly, officers from Police Station Mattan during patrolling within the jurisdiction intercepted a person identified as Bilal Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Rasool Wani resident of Khulchor Deenthu. During checking officers recovered 350 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant section of law stands registered in respective police stations and investigation have 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.
Srinagar Police arrests 06 gamblers, stake money seized
June 21: Acting tough against social crimes, Srinagar Police have arrested 06 gamblers from a gambling site and seized ₹ 21,480/- stake money. Acting on specific information, a police party from Police Post Qamarwari raided a gambling site at Qamarabad following an input about gambling activities and apprehended six gamblers. Officers have seized stake money of ₹21,480/- and playing cards from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 177/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS 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.
Press Release
June 21: During the intervening night of 20/21 June, acting on a specific information generated by Sopore Police about presence of terrorists in Gundibrath area of Sopore, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Sopore Police, CRPF and 22RR in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorists got ascertained they were given an opportunity to surrender, however, they fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the initial exchange of fire, one army Jawan got injured. In the ensuing encounter, three terrorists including a top LeT commander were killed and their bodies was retrieved from the site of encounter. They have been identified as Mudasir Ahmad Pandith @Muda of Dangerpora Sopore, Khursheed Ahmad Mir of Brath Kalan and a Pakistani terrorist Abdullah @Asrar. All the killed terrorists were linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT and terrorist Mudasir Pandith was the commander of LeT for North Kashmir. As per police records, all the killed terrorists were part of group involved in various terror crimes and several cases were registered against them including attack at Municipal office Sopore on 29-03-2021 in which two Municipal Councillors and one police personnel were killed. They were also involved in attack on police party of Police Station Sopore on 12-06-2021 at Main Chowk Sopore in which two police personnel and two civilians were killed and two more police personnel and two civilians were injured. Terrorist Mudasir Pandit had a long terror history of crime cases including attacks on Police/SFs and civilian atrocities. Besides his involvement in above mentioned crimes, he was also involved in attack on Fruit Merchants at Dangerpora on 06-09-2019 in which four civilians got injured. Moreover, he was also involved in killing of several ex-militants, Hurriyat activists, Sapanches/Panches in Sopore area. Khursheed Mir who was the part of this group was also involved in attack on CRPF at Lawaypora area of Srinagar on 25-03-2021, in which three CRPF personnel got killed. The killed foreign terrorist Abdullah @Asrar was active in North Kashmir since 2018 and remained the part of the group and several terror crime cases were also registered against him for his involvement in civilian atrocities and attacks on Police/ SFs. Arms, ammunition & other incriminating materials were recovered from the site of encounter. In this connection police has registered a case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared off of all the explosive materials, if any. IGP Kashmir congratulates Police & security forces for the major success to eliminate the most wanted terrorists & conducting successful operation in professional manner without any collateral damage. IGP also said that Sopore Police had issued poster for reward after which lot of information was received about the terrorists and it was due to lot of public support as a result of which terrorists were pin pointed by police. IGP Kashmir thanked people for helping in killing of LeT commander which is a big relief for local population. IGP Kashmir appealed the families of terrorists not to give shelter to the terrorists to avoid any trouble. He also appealed youth to stay away from Drugs as Narco-terrorism destroying them. He urged parents and society to keep strict vigil on their wards to prevent them falling prey to it. He also said that Baramulla Police recently busted a big narco-militant module and Sopore has become hub of drugs and appealed to youth to stay safe and stay away from drugs.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 3911 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
June 18: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹5,64,570/- from 3911 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 77 vehicles were also seized for violating Covid-19 norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Kulgam Police recovers kidnapped minor girl, accused arrested
June 18: Police in Kulgam recovered a kidnapped minor girl and arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime. On 17/06/2021, PS Qaimoh received a complaint from a person stating therein that his daughter (name withheld) was kidnapped by one person namely Aijaz Ahmad Ganie son of Mohd Jalil Ganie resident of Goufbal Qaimoh. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 50/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Qaimoh and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation a team headed by SHO PS Qaimoh under the supervision of SDPO Qazigund was constituted. Acting on specific leads and by utilizing all available means, the team was able to recover the kidnapped girl and arrest the accused person from Yaripora area within 24 hours after the complaint was received. The accused has been shifted to PS Qaimoh where he remains in custody. After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl has been handed over to her legal heirs. Investigation into the matter is in progress. Swift action by police against anti-social elements has been appreciated by the locals. Community members are requested to cooperate with police in curbing social crimes in their neighbourhood. They can share information pertaining to social crimes with police. We reassure the community members that our efforts in curbing social crimes shall continue.
Ganderbal police arrests 10 persons, seizes 10 vehicles
June 18: Police in Ganderbal have arrested 10 persons and seized 10 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Ganderbal. Officers from Police Station Ganderbal led by SHO Ganderbal arrested ten persons and seized ten vehicles (Tippers) involved in extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from Sindh nallah. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been initiated. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Police arrests three drug peddlers in Kulgam; Contraband substance recovered
June 18: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested three drug peddlers in Kulgam and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers from Police Station Qazigund at a checkpoint established at Bonigam Crossing intercepted three persons who on noticing police party tried to flee from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert police party. They have been identified as Reshu Pal son of Kuldeep Singh resident of Pathankot, Javeed Ahmad Dar@Jani son of Mohamad Shaban Dar resident of Bonigam and Arshid Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Rashid Mir resident of Beerwah Budgam. During checking, officers were able to recover 01 Kg of Poppy Straw, 50 grams of Heroin and 25 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 143/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been taken up. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Kulgam police arrests bootlegger, recovers illicit liquor
June 17: Police in Kulgam arrested a bootlegger and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Acting on reliable information regarding bootlegging at Neehama Kulgam. A police party of Police Station DH Pora led by SHO DH Pora under the supervision of SDPO DH Pora raided the specified location and the person identified as Shakir Ahmad Shergojri son of Ghulam Qadir Shergojri resident of Gadihama Kulgam was caught red handed while he was indulged in selling the Illicit Liquor. On checking, 06 bottles of illicit liquor were recovered from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. A case FIR number 67/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station DH Pora and investigation was initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in anti social activities will be dealt as per law.
Covid-19 guideline violations: 4543 violators fined throughout the Kashmir valley
June 17: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have realized fine to the tune of ₹6,59,680/- from 4543 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Budgam Police distributes wheel chairs among specially-abled persons
June 17: Budgam Police under the aegis of Civic Action Programme (CAP) distributed wheel chairs and other mobility equipments among specially-abled persons at District Police Office Budgam. The event was organized while following Covid-19 SOPs and other protocols. On the occasion, SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS held the distribution function, besides DySP Hqrs Budgam and other officers/officials were also present. During the event, wheel chairs and other mobility aids and equipments were distributed among 26 specially abled persons hailing from below poverty line families of district Budgam. While interacting with the beneficiaries, SSP Budgam expressed the hope that the assistance provided by the Police to the specially-abled persons may help them to become self-reliant. He also assured them of all support from police department and will facilitate them to achieve their goals. He also asked the beneficiaries not to allow their physical infirmities to come in their way and stay active in their lives to achieve their desirable objectives. He also advised the police officers and jawans to show empathy and kindness towards such segment of society and come forward with helping hand to make them feel part and parcel of the society. The participants have expressed their gratitude for this gesture by Police.
Bandipora Police held Police Public interaction meeting
June 17: As a part of public outreach programme, police public interaction meeting was held in Bandipora at Police Station Sumbal while following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Sumbal Shri Surinder Mohan-JKPS accompanied by SHO PS Sumbal. The meeting was attended by respectable citizens & civil society members of the area. During the meeting, the participants highlighted various issues of public importance pertaining to police as well as civil administration. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. The participants were also briefed about the precautionary measures to be adopted to contain the spread of Covid-19. In addition, participants were requested to cooperate with the Police on every front so that the crime is eradicated within the society. Participants hailed the efforts of police in facilitating such community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Covid-19 Lockdown violations: 3865 violators fined, 04 persons arrested & 02 FIRs registered
June 16: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, during the last 24 hours Police have arrested 04 persons, lodged 02 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹5,72,435/- from 3865 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Press Release
June 16: During the intervening night of 15/16 June, acting on a specific information about presence of terrorist in Wagoora area of Nowgam Srinagar, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Srinagar Police, Army and CRPF in the said area. During the search operation as the presence of terrorist got ascertained he was given an opportunity to surrender, however, he fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. He has been identified as Uzair Ashraf Dar resident of Wandina Melhoora, Shopian. As per police records, he was part of groups involved in many terror crime cases including attack on security forces. He was linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT. Arms, ammunition & 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 his complicity in other terror crimes. In this connection police has registered a case under relevant sections of law and investigation has been initiated. People are requested to cooperate with police till the area is completely sanitized and cleared off of all the explosive materials, if any.
04 drug peddlers arrested in Handwara and Kulgam; contraband substance recovered
June 16: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 04 drug peddlers in Handwara & Kulgam and recovered contraband substance from their possession. In Handwara, officers from Police Post Magam at a checkpoint established at Khanpora Magam intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK13B-4500 with three persons on board. They have been identified as Mushtaq Ahmad Mir son of Mohammad Sultan resident of Puwama, Hilal Ahmad Rather son of Abdul Rashid and Sajad Ahmad Bakshi sons of Gull Bakshi both residents of Chogal. During checking, officers were able to recover 1.70Kgs of Charas and cash amount of ₹10,730/- from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 189/21 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation has been initiated. It is pertinent to mention here that all the three accused persons were busy in inter district trade of drugs. In Kulgam, officers at a checkpoint established at Mirhama under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Kulgam intercepted a person riding on a motorcycle bearing registration number JK18B-8001 identified as Showkat Ahmad Zargar son of Bashir Ahmad Zargar resident of Lirow. During checking, officers were able to recover 200gms of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 141/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kulgam 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.
Illegal excavation & transportation of minerals Baramulla police arrests 04 persons, seizes 04 vehicles
June 14: Police in Baramulla have arrested 04 persons and seized 04 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Baramulla. Officers from Police Post Delina under the supervision DySP Hqrs Baramulla arrested four persons and seized four tractors involved in extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from Khaitangan nallah. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 143/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation has been initiated. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.
Covid-19 Lockdown violations: 4278 violators fined, 12 persons arrested & 04 FIRs registered
June 14: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police have enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus. During the last 24hrs, Police have arrested 12 persons, lodged 04 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹68,7255/- from 4278 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 09 vehicles were also seized in district Shopian for violating Covid norms. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police busts gang of burglars in Handwara; 02 accused arrested
June 14: Police in Handwara have solved a burglary case by arresting two accused persons involved in the commission of crime besides, recovered stolen property. On 05/06/2021 Police Station Vilgam received a complaint from one person namely Mohd Sultan Mir son of Ab Ahad Mir resident of Matipora Sharkoot stating therein that during intervening night of 2/3 June 2021, some unknown persons barged into his house and stole all movable property kept in the house. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 48/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Vilgam and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, the officers questioned many suspects and zeroed in on two suspected persons identified as Altaf Ahmad Mir son of Ab Samad Mir resident of Hafrada and Shabir Ahmad Sheikh son of Gh Mohi Uddin Sheikh resident of Hafrada. During questioning both the suspected persons accepted their involvement in the commission of crime. During further course of investigation, officers also learnt about their involvement in another case FIR No. 22/2021 of PS Vilgam pertains to the burglary attempt at Taratpora market during intervening night of 30/31 March 2021. The accused persons also revealed the involvement of another person identified as Azad Ahmad Mir son of Late Ab Razak resident of Daril Taratpora in the commission of crimes. The said third accused person is still at large and efforts are on to effect his arrest. On their disclosure, the investigating team were able to recover stolen property including gold ornaments, clothes, battery, copper utensils, cosmetics etc. Further investigation is in progress and more recoveries are expected. General public have applauded the systematic efforts put forth by Handwara Police and warns of strict action against those individuals found involved in any kind of criminal activity.
Police arrests 02 notorious drug peddlers in Handwara
June 06: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two notorious drug peddlers in Handwara and recovered contraband substance from their possession. A police party from Police Station Vilgam at a checkpoint intercepted a vehicle (Estilo) bearing registration number HP26A377 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Mohd Gulzar Mir son of Gh Mohi ud Din Mir and Shoib Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Gulzar Bhat both residents of Amargad Tarathpora. During search, officers were able to recover 80 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR numbers 49/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Vilgam and investigation has been initiated. It is pertinent to mention here that the accused Gulzar Ahmad Mir is a notorious drug peddler and has major role in involving people towards drug menace especially youth. 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.
Covid-19 Lockdown violations: 2105 violators fined, 24 persons arrested & 06 FIRs registered
June 06: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police have enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus. During the last 24hrs, Police have arrested 24 persons, lodged 06 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹2,40,470/- from 2105 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Covid-19 Lockdown violations: 3814 violators fined, 192 persons arrested & 91 FIRs registered
June 04: Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police have enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus. During the last 24hrs, Police have arrested 192 persons, lodged 91 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹4,35,050/- from 3814 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs/guidelines envisaged by government to curb COVID-19 pandemic. Community members are once again requested to cooperate with the Police in containing the spread of Coronavirus by following the SOPs/ guidelines/protocols for their own safety and for the safety of others. The special drive shall continue throughout the districts of Kashmir Valley to strengthen the safety measures.
Police arrests drug peddler in Ganderbal; contraband substance recovered
June 04: Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested one drug peddler in Ganderbal and recovered contraband substance from his possession. On the directions of SSP Ganderbal, officers from Police Station Ganderbal at a checkpoint established at Badar Kund intercepted one suspicious person identified as Nisar Ahmad Dar son of Mohammed Sultan Dar resident of Shahpora Badar Kund. During checking, officers were able to recover 600gms of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 94/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Ganderbal 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.
Budgam Police held Police Public interaction meetings
June 04: As a part of public outreach programme, two police-public interaction meetings were held by Budgam Police while following social distancing norms & other protocols. At Police Station Chadoora, the police-public interaction meeting was chaired by SHO PS Chadoora and was attended by with respectables of the area, Auqaf Committee members, Trade union representatives, Panchs, Sarpanchs, Nambardars and Chowkidars. At Police Station Khag, the police-public interaction meeting was chaired by SHO PS Khag and was attended by with respectables of the area, Auqaf Committee members, Trade union representatives, Panchs, Sarpanchs, Nambardars and Chowkidars. The main aim of these meetings was to strengthen the Police Public relationship and to aware the participants about the SOPs and other guidelines of Covid-19 issued by the Govt. During these meetings, the participants raised some grievances regarding the problems faced by them. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. The participants were also briefed about the precautionary measures to be adopted to contain the spread Covid-19. The participants were also stressed upon to ensure social distancing and wear masks at Masajid, in markets and while using public transport.
Budgam Police arrests 03 persons for illegal mining and transportation
June 04: Police in Budgam have arrested three persons involved in illegal excavation & transportation of clay and also seized 03 tippers used in transportation of illegally extracted clay. A police party from Police Post Narbal during night patrolling seized three tippers loaded with illegally extracted clay and arrested three drivers for transportation of illegally extracted clay. The drivers have been identified as Sahil Ahmad Sofi son of Mohd Ramzan Sofi resident of Hajibagh Soibugh, Sameer Ahmad Chopan son of Abdul Gani Chopan resident of Hajibagh Soibugh and Mohd Yousuf Shah son of Mohd Akbar Shah resident of Hajibagh Soibugh. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. All vehicles used in the commission of the crime have also been seized. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 113/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Magam and investigation has been initiated. Persons found indulging in illegal 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.
Mauled body of missing 04-year old girl traced in Ompora Budgam
June 04: Budgam Police along with Wildlife Department & civilians recovered the body of missing four years old girl who went missing yesterday evening in Ompora area of Budgam. Budgam Police received information that a 04 year old girl namely Adda Mir daughter of Mir Yasir resident of Ompora Budgam went missing yesterday evening while playing with locals and it was believed that she has been attacked and taken away by some wild animal (probably leopard). After receiving the information, Budgam Police together with locals & Wildlife Department constituted various teams for tracing the girl and the search operation continued throughout the entire night by using search lights etc. Police also used sniffing dogs for tracing the girl amid dense bushy nursery situated in the locality. After massive searches, Police, Wildlife Department & locals were able to recover the mauled body of the girl in the nearby bushy nursery of Ompora. Preliminary investigation suggests that the girl has been attacked and mauled by some wild animal (probably Leopard). The dead body has been handed over to parents for last rites.