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Srinagar Police arrests drug peddler, psychotropic substance recovered
November 30: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Srinagar have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a check point established at Budshah Chowk Srinagar intercepted a person identified as Abid Bashir Tantray resident of Khanyar Srinagar. During checking, officers were able to recover 600 tablets of Spasmoproxyvon Plus from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Maisuma where he remains in custody. Accordingly, case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Maisuma 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.
Awantipora police arrests 02 drug peddlers; Contraband substance recovered
November 30: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Awantipora have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Toll Plaza Chersoo Awantipora intercepted a vehicle Santro bearing registration number JK01N- 4631with two persons on board. They have been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Beigh resident of Malpora Khag Budgam and Mohd Iqbal Mir resident of Iskanderpora Beerwah Budgam. During checking, officers were able to recover 400 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been sized. In this connection, a case vide FIR No. 179/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Awantipora and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Police distributes essential items, COVID-19 safety kits among destitute families in Awantipora
November 27: Continuing its efforts to reach out the poor and needy people, police in Awantipora distributed necessary items, COVID-19 safety kits among them under civic action programme. Awantipora police held distribution function at Police Station Awantipora. The function was held by SSP Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem -JKPS along with SDPO Awantipora and SHO Awantipora in which essential items, Covid-19 safety kits which includes steam vaporizer, face shield, surgical masks, Oximeter, digital thermometer, hand sanitizer, hand gloves, hand wash and other related items were distributed among poor and needy people of the area. The programme shall continue in Tral and other areas of Awantipora in 3rd phase.
Police distributes essential items, COVID-19 safety kits among poor and needy families in Baramulla and Awantipora
November 26: Continuing its efforts to reach out the poor and needy people, police distributed necessary items, COVID-19 safety kits to the poor and needy families in Baramulla and Awantipora. In Baramulla, the distribution function was held by SSP Baramulla Shri Ab. Qayoom-JKPS at Chandanwari. He was accompanied by SDPO Uri and other senior officers. SSP Baramulla distributed COVID-19 kits comprising of face shield, N-95 masks, ordinary masks, oximeter, digital thermometer, sanitizer bottles, hand gloves Detol soaps and other essential items among 100 BPL families falling under the jurisdiction of Sub-Division Uri of District Baramulla. On the occasion, SSP Baramulla said that there is a need for sensitising the society of its responsibilities towards COVID-19 particularly the needy and poor families. He added that police is always there for any help for the poor and needy people and this process will remain continue in all the sub-Divisions of District Baramulla. Similarly, Awantipora police held distribution functions at Police Station Pampore and Police Station Khrew. These functions were held by SDPO Pampore along with SHO Pampore and SHO Khrew in which essential items, Covid-19 safety kits were distributed among poor and needy people of these areas. The programme shall continue in Tral and other areas of Awantipora in 2nd & 3rd phases.
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November 26: Today at about 1315hrs Srinagar police received information about a terror crime incident at Sharifabad HMT area of Srinagar where terrorists had fired upon Army ROP party. Preliminary investigation revealed that terrorists travelling in a Maruti car taking undue advantage of crowded place fired indiscriminately at army party resulting in injuries to two army jawans. The injured jawans were evacuated to hospital for treatment; however both of them succumbed to their injuries and attained martyrdom. They have been identified as Sepoy Ratan of 163 Battalion Territorial Army and Sepoy Deshmukh of 101 Battalion Territorial Army. The area of occurrence being very much crowded, army personnel exercised maximum restraint to avoid any civilian causalities & collateral damage. We pay our rich tributes to the martyrs for their supreme sacrifice in the line of duty and stand by their families at this crucial juncture. Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this terror crime.
Srinagar Police arrests 02 drug peddlers; contraband substance recovered
November 25: Continuing its drive against drug dealings in Srinagar, Police have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Ziyarat Dastigeer Sahab intercepted two individuals identified as Zahid Manzoor Rather resident of Lone Mohalla Nowpora Khanyar and Fayaz Ahmad Faridi resident of Amda kadal Zahidpora Lalbazar. During checking, officers were able to recover 350 grams of Charas from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Khanyar where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 96/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Khanyar 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 has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Kulgam Police arrests 08 drug peddlers; Huge cache of Contraband substance recovered
November 25: Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Police have arrested 08 drug peddlers in Kulgam and recovered huge cache of contraband substance from their possession. During the intervening night of 24/25 November, officers at a checkpoint established at Dalwach crossing Qazigund intercepted two vehicles bearing registration numbers JK17-6970 & JK02BE-6782 with eight persons on board. They have been identified as Saqib Ali Zargar resident of Ziyarat Gali Kishtwar, Waseem Mohd Trag resident of Mili Ped Kishtwar, Abdul Mujeeb Khanday resident of Saragawadi Thakrie Kishtwar, Abdul Ahad Malik and Abdul Rashid Malik both residents of Checki Badwani & Danish Fayaz Makhoomi, Tawheed Fayaz Makhdoomi, Nazir Ahmad Dar all residents of Shoda Gali Qazigund. During checking officers were able to recover 39Kg of Charas in raw form and 70gms in solid form from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Qazigund where they remain in custody. The vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized. Accordingly, case FIR No. 307/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Baramulla Police distributes essential items, COVID-19 safety kits among poor and needy families
November 23: Continuing its efforts to reach out to the needy people, Baramulla police distributed necessary items, COVID-19 safety kits to the poor and needy families in Baramulla. The distribution function was held by SSP Baramulla Shri Ab. Qayoom-JKPS at DPL Baramulla. He was accompanied by DySP DAR Baramulla and other senior officers. SSP Baramulla distributed COVID-19 kits comprising of face shield, N-95 masks, ordinary masks, oximeter, digital thermometer, sanitizer bottles, hand gloves Dettol soaps and other essential items among the poor and needy families falling under the jurisdiction of Police Station Baramulla and Sheeri. On the occasion, SSP Baramulla said that there is a need for sensitising the society of its responsibilities towards COVID-19 particularly the needy and poor families. He added that police is always there for any help for the poor and needy people and this process will remain continue in all the sub-Divisions of District Baramulla.
Kulgam Police facilitates PCPG meeting
November 23: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting was facilitated by Kulgam Police at Police Station Behibagh, while following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station Behibagh. The meeting was attended by large number of respectables of various areas falling within jurisdiction of Police Station Behibagh. During the meeting, the participants raised various issues including, electricity shortage, water supply problems, road and transportation related problems etc. 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. Participants were requested to cooperate with police in eradicating social evils especially the drug menace and in prevention of peace and prosperity of the area so that nefarious designs of anti-social and anti-national elements will be defeated. The participants assured their full cooperation to Police and appreciated the impartial role of Police in the execution of law and hailed the visible change in the behaviour, conduct, etiquette of Policemen towards general public. The participants also appreciated the efforts of Police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely and urged that such kind of interactive meetings to plug the gap between public and police will be organized in future too.
DGP sanctions welfare relief/loan of over Rs.3.5 crore for police personnel
Jammu November 22: Continuing with an aim to provide more and more welfare measures for police personnel and to give financial assistance to meet the urgent needs, Director General of Police, J&K Shri Dilbag Singh sanctioned welfare loan, relief in favour of 345 officers and personnel of J&K Police vide an order issued by PHQ. Under this order, Rupees over 2.9 crore have been sanctioned in favour of 294 personnel to meet the expenses of their own marriage, and marriage of wards. Rupees 52 lakh have been sanctioned in favour of 37 personnel for self-treatment and treatment of their dependents. Eight police personnel have been provided welfare loan for higher education of their wards. Rupees 2.5 lakh have been sanctioned in favour of five police personnel for circumcision, Akhand Path, Mudan of their wards. Under this order Rupees over 1.5 Lakh as welfare relief has also been sanctioned in favour of ten personnel. The welfare loan sanctioned to the Police personnel is refundable and is recovered in monthly installments from their salaries without any interest. The amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund. Police headquarters under different welfare schemes is providing assistance to all the ranks of Jammu and Kashmir Police including the wards of Martyr police personnel and wards of martyr SPOs. Besides, meritorious scholarship for the brilliant students of in-service police personnel is provided to inculcate spirit of competition among them. More welfare measures are being taken in future to ensure increased help and assistance to the police personnel as also to the wards of martyr policemen
Advisor Baseer Ahmad Khan, Div Com Kashmir, IGP Kashmir visits Srinagar, Ganderbal and Budgam;
November 20: Advisor to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor J&K (UT) Shri Baseer Ahmad Khan, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Shri Pandurang Kondbarao Pole & Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, today visited Srinagar, Ganderbal and Budgam districts to review preparedness for forthcoming elections. The meeting at District headquarters was attended by respective senior Civil/Police officers. The meetings focused on security and other related arrangements pertaining to the forthcoming elections. IGP Kashmir held a detailed security review meetings with the officers of police and CAPF. He also took extensive review of the security arrangements put in place for ensuring peaceful and smooth forthcoming elections. IGP Kashmir at district headquarters was briefed by the concerned Police/CAPF officers about various security measures adopted by them for ensuring peaceful elections. They also presented an overview of the steps initiated by them in the districts to counter the challenges faced at the ground level. IGP Kashmir stressed on the officers to ensure synergy, better coordination and communication among all the forces and civil administration working at the ground level to achieve the objective of conducting peaceful and successful elections. He also urged upon the officers to strengthen the general security grid of the area to ensure peaceful upcoming elections. The district SSsP were also instructed to keep vigil on anti-national and anti-social elements who are inimical to peace. Besides, they were also instructed to generate specific intelligences to conduct anti-terrorist operations along with security forces.
Sopore Sports Festival Update
November 20: In the ongoing sports festival organised by Sopore Police today a Cricket match was played at MET ground Sopore. The match was played between RCC Rohama V/S DPL Sopore, which was won by RCC Rohama by 34 runs. It is pertinent to mention here that RCC Rohama have now qualified for Semi-final.
DIG NKR visits Bandipora; Held Security Review Meeting
November 20: Deputy Inspector General of Police North Kashmir Range Shri Mohammad Suleman Chaudhary-IPS today visited district Bandipora to review preparedness for forthcoming DDC/Panchayat elections. He was accompanied by DIG CRRF Shri Anees Feroi. The meeting was attended by SSP Bandipora Shri Rahul Malik-IPS, Commandant IR 21th Bn Shri Shabir Nawab, CO 3rd BN, CO 45th BN CRPF and other Police/CRPF officers at DPL Bandipora. At the onset of the meeting, SSP Bandipora gave a detailed presentation regarding the security scenario of the district and measures put in place by Bandipora police for conducting peaceful forthcoming DDC/Panchayat elections. The DIG NKR held a detailed security review meeting with the officers of police and CAPF. He also took extensive review of the security arrangements put in place for ensuring peaceful and smooth forthcoming elections. He also directed the officers to strengthen the security grid and plug the gaps with strict security measures. He also appreciated the efforts of Bandipora police in combating the Coronavirus and maintaining law and order in the district.
Ganderbal Police arrests drug peddler; psychotropic substance recovered
November 20: Acting tough against drug dealings, Police in Ganderbal have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established in the jurisdiction of Police Station Lar intercepted a Maruti-800 vehicle bearing registration number JK09-2682 with one person on board. He has been identified as Aadil Ahmad Wani resident of Shuhama, Ganderbal. During checking, Officers were able to recover Codeine Phosphate consignment from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to PS Lar where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 90/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Lar and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police have resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Div Com, IGP Kashmir visits Bandipora and Kupwara; Reviews forth coming poll preparedness
November 19: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang Kondbarao Pole & Inspector General of Police Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS, today visited North Kashmir’s Bandipora and Kupwara districts to review preparedness for forth coming elections. The meeting at District headquarters Bandipora and Kupwara was attended by respective senior Civil/Police officers. The meeting focused on security and other related arrangements pertaining to the forth coming elections. IGP Kashmir held a detailed security review meeting with the officers of police and CAPF. He also took extensive review of the security arrangements put in place for ensuring peaceful and smooth forthcoming elections. IGP Kashmir at both district headquarters was briefed by the concerned Police/CAPF officers about various security measures adopted by them for ensuring peaceful elections. They also presented an overview of the steps initiated by them in the districts to counter the challenges faced at the ground level. IGP Kashmir stressed on the officers to ensure synergy, better coordination and communication among all the forces and civil administration working at the ground level. He also urged upon the officers to strengthen the general security grid of the area to ensure upcoming elections are held in a peaceful atmosphere. Both the district SSsP were instructed to keep vigil on anti-national elements besides generating specific intelligences and conducting anti terrorist operations along with security forces.
Srinagar Police solves theft case, 02 accused arrested
November 16: Police in Srinagar solved a theft case by arresting two accused persons involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property. On 24-10-2019, Police Station Parimpora received a complaint from one individual namely Uzair Yousuf son of Mohammad Yousf Malik resident of Heaven Colony Eidgah Srinagar that some unknown persons entered into his M.I. Service Centre located at Qamarwari near Shah Cinema and stole mobile phones, laptops etc from there. Accordingly, case FIR No. 343/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Parimpora and investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, a Special Investigation Team was constituted under the supervision of SDPO West headed by SHO PS Parimpora along with DO PP Qamarwari and DO PP Bemina. During investigation, the SIT questioned many suspects and two suspected persons identified as Mohammad Sadat Hussain son of Mohammad Abdullah Hussain resident of Fareedabad Haryana at present Palpora Noorbagh and Abdul Rehman Sheikh son of Qurban Ali Sheikh resident of Taimur Nagar Delhi at present Tengpora Srinagar revealed their involvement in the commission of crime. On their disclosure 12 mobile phones of XIAOMI brand and 03 laptops of different companies were recovered. Both the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Parimpora where they remain in custody. Community members have applauded the efforts made by the Srinagar police in solving the case. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Kulgam Police arrests two drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
November 16: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Kulgam have arrested two drug peddlers including a lady and recovered contraband substance from their possession. A Police Party headed by SHO PS Kulgam under the Supervision of DySP HQRs Kulgam raided a residential house belonging to Ghulam Mohammad Laway at Chawalgam Kulgam. During search, officers were able to recover 2.5Kgs of Charas from the possession of two persons including a lady. They have been identified as Ghulam Mohammad Laway and his wife Shameema, both residents of Chawalgam Kulgam. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Kulgam where they remain in custody. Accordingly, case FIR number 280/2020 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.
Kulgam police facilitates Police Public interaction meeting
November 15: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting was facilitated by Kulgam Police at Police Station Devsar. Social distancing norms and other protocols were followed during the meeting. The interaction meeting was chaired by SHO PS Devsar and attended by respectables of various areas falling within jurisdiction of Police Station Devsar. During the meeting, the participants raised and discussed various issues related to police and other civil departments including Electricity Shortage, Drinking Water scarcity, Road and Transportation, etc. The chairing officer assured the participants that their genuine grievances pertaining to police will be resolved on priority and the issues pertaining to civil administration will be taken up with the concerned departments for their early redressal. The participants in the meeting assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils. Participants hailed the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Kulgam Police arrests two drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
November 15: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Kulgam have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers while patrolling during intervening night of 14/15 November in the jurisdiction of Police Post Frisal intercepted two persons in suspicious condition at Main Market Frisal who after noticing police party tried to escape from the spot but was tactfully nabbed by the patrolling party. They have been identified as Nazir Ahmad Ganie resident of Frisal and Shahid Ahmad Bhat resident of Brazloo Yaripora. During checking, officers were able to recover Heroin and cash ₹6000- from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, case FIR numbers 144/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Yaripora 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.
Srinagar police arrests bootlegger; recovers 15 bottles of illicit liquor
November 12: Police in Srinagar have arrested a bootlegger and recovered 15 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established near Zero Bridge Foreshore Road intercepted one auto bearing registration No JK01AC-9479 driven by Younis Ahmad Bhat resident of Sheikh Mohalla Habbak Srinagar. During search, officers were able to recover 15 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Nigeen where he remains in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of the crime has also been seized. Accordingly, case FIR No. 176/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nigeen and further investigation is in progress. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in anti social activities will be dealt as per law.
Sports Festival Sopore update
November 12: In the ongoing sports festival organised by Sopore Police, four matches of Cricket were played today at Khushal Stadium Tulibal and MET ground Sopore. 1st match was played between Chijhama 11 v/s Khushal Tulibal, which was won by Chijhama 11 by 10 runs, 2nd match was played between Rising Star Tujjar v/s Saripara A, which was won by Saripara A by 4 wickets, 3rd match was played between DPL Sopore v/s Blue Star Rafiabad, which was won by DPL Sopore by 5 runs and 4th match was played between Paradise Tarzoo v/s Shutloo Sports which was won by Paradise Tarzoo by 4 wickets.
Srinagar police facilitates Police Public interaction meeting
November 12: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting was facilitated by Srinagar Police at Police Station Karan Nagar. Social distancing norms and other protocols were followed during the meeting. The interaction meeting was chaired by SHO PS Karan Nagar and attended by Medical representatives and Chemists of Karan Nagar locality. During the meeting, the participants raised and discussed various issues related to police and other civil departments including wrong parking of vehicles near Municipal Park Karan Nagar. 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 appreciated the efforts of police for facilitating such meetings where participants express their views freely.
Srinagar Police arrests two drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
November 12: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Srinagar have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. Officers while patrolling at Malkha Chowk Nowhatta signalled a person riding a bike bearing registration No JK01U-8310 to stop. He tried to escape from the spot but was tactfully nabbed by the patrolling party. He has been identified as Mohd Sharief Dar resident of Miskeen Bagh Riyaza Taing Khanyar Srinagar. During checking, officers were able to recover 225gms of Charas concealed in polythene from his possession. Similarly, officers at a checkpoint established at Khwaja Bazar Chowk intercepted one passenger auto bearing registration No JK01G-4383 driven by Fayaz Ahmad Lone resident of Bota Kadal Lalbazar Srinagar. During checking, officers were able to recover 185 banned tablets/capsules from his possession. Both the drug peddlers have been arrested and shifted to PS Nowhatta where they remain in custody. The vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized. Accordingly, case vide FIR numbers 52/2020 and 53/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Nowhatta 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 arrests 02 drug peddlers in Kulgam & Awantipora, contraband substance recovered
November 12: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Kulgam and Awantipora have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. In Kulgam, during the intervening night of 11/12 November 2020, officers while patrolling at Nagbal Frisal spotted a suspicious person carrying a bag and signalled him to spot. He tried to escape from the spot but was nabbed by the patrolling party. He has been identified as Nafees Ahmad Dar resident of Brazloo along with a bag. During checking, officers were able to recover 10 Kg Poppy Straw concealed in the bag. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Yaripora where he remains in custody. Similarly, in Awantipora, officers at a checkpoint established at village Kawani, intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK03-2890 driven by Ajaz Ahmad Manto resident of Waghama Bijbehara. During checking, 12 Kilograms of Poppy straw concealed in a gunny bag was recovered. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Awantipora where he remains in custody. The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Accordingly, cases vide FIR numbers 143/2020 and 163/2020 under relevant sections of law have been registered in PS Yaripora and PS Awantipora respectively 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.
Handwara police holds debate competition on drug abuse, it's remedies
November 11: Handwara Police held a day-long debate competition on drug abuse and it's remedies at Environment Hall Handwara. The event was hosted by DySP DAR Handwara Shri Rakeeb Malik-JKPS. Doctors from District Hospital Handwara, ZEO Langate, Principal Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School Handwara, Teachers and Students from various Schools of the district were present on the occasion. The aim of organizing the event was to create awareness among the populace of the area about the menace of drugs, the dreadful effects of drugs and the steps to be taken to eradicate this menace from the society. While speaking on the event, DySP DAR Handwara appreciated the participants for cooperating Handwara Police in organising this programme which he said, will prove to be useful in the long run. He said that to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, public cooperation is necessary and stressed upon the participants to share all such information related to drug supply in the area so that police can act swiftly. On the event, Doctors, ZEO Langate, Principal Govt. Higher Secondary School Handwara, teachers and students also spoke and highlighted the causes and consequences of drug abuse and its remedial measures. At the end the prizes were distributed among the participants as a token of appreciation and peace.
IGP Kashmir visits Baramulla;
November 11: Inspector General of Police Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS today visited North Kashmir’s Baramulla district along with IG CRPF Kashmir Ops Sector Shri Deepak Ratan IPS where he held a detailed security review meeting with district SSsP and commandants of Armed Police/CAPF of North Kashmir at District Police Office Baramulla. Besides, he took stock of security arrangements put in place to ensure peaceful forthcoming DDC elections. The meeting was attended by DIG NKR Shri Suleman Choudhary, DIG CRPF Shri Aneesh Sirohi, DIG BSF Shri M.A. Joyee, besides all district SSsP, all commandants of J&K Armed Police, CRPF, BSF and SSB of North Kashmir were present in the meeting. IGP Kashmir held a detailed security review meeting with the officers of police, Armed Police and CAPF. He also took extensive review of the arrangements put in place for ensuring peaceful and smooth forthcoming DDC elections. IGP Kashmir stressed on the officers to ensure synergy, better coordination and communication among all the forces working at the ground level. He also urged upon the officers to strengthen the general security grid of the area to ensure upcoming elections are held in a peaceful atmosphere. Besides all districts SSsP were instructed to generate specific intelligences and conduct anti terrorist operations along with SFs. IGP Kashmir was briefed by the concerned Police/CAPF officers about various security measures adopted by them for the safety & security of common people. They also presented an overview of the steps initiated by them in the district to counter the challenges faced at the ground level.
Kulgam Police solves murder case; accused arrested
November 11: Police in Kulgam solved a murder case and arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime after carrying out investigation in a professional manner. On 10-11-2020, Police Station Kulgam received information through reliable sources that a lady namely Mehmooda wife of Muzaffer Ahmad Najar resident of Shurat has been assaulted at her native village and was shifted to District Hospital Kulgam for treatment. Acting promptly, police party headed by DySP Hqrs Kulgam and SHO Kulgam rushed to District Hospital Kulgam where officers were informed that she was brought dead. Taking cognizance of the case, a Special Investigating Team (SIT) under the supervision of SP Kulgam Shri Gurinderpal Singh-IPS headed by DySP Hqrs Kulgam was constituted and consequently, a case with FIR No. 203/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Kulgam and investigation was initiated. Investigating officers immediately rushed to the scene of crime and seized the weapon of offence. After completion of all medico legal formalities, the dead body of the deceased was handed over to her legal heirs. Officers have also arrested the accused person involved in the crime who has been identified as Ishfaq Manzoor Bohru son of Manzoor Ahmad Bohru resident of Shurat Kulgam. Further investigation into the matter is going on. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Sports Festival Sopore update
November 10: In the ongoing sports festival organised by Sopore Police, 4 matches of Cricket were played today at Khushaal Stadium Tulibal and MET ground Sopore. First cricket match was played between Shagoo Sports Sopore VS Saidpora 11, which was won by Shagoo Sports by 3 wickets. Second match was played between Shutloo Sports VS City Sports, which was won by Shutloo Sports by 10 wickets. Third match was played between Sky Sports Aadipora VS Darnambal 11 Tarzoo, which was won by Sky Sports Adipora by 7 wickets and fourth match was played between Pangong 11 Drusu VS Cricket Institute of Sopore, which was won by Cricket Institute of Sopore by 8 wickets.
Kulgam police arrests 02 bootleggers; recovers 32 bottles of illicit liquor
November 10: Police in Kulgam have arrested two bootleggers and recovered 32 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at town Kulgam intercepted one vehicle Santro Car bearing registration number CH03Q-4570 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Rameez Afzal Ganie resident of Kulgam and Javaid Ahmad Lone resident of Pahloo. During search, officers were able to recover 32 bottles of illicit liquor from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Kulgam where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of the crime has also been seized. In this connection, a case FIR No. 202/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Kulgam and further investigation is in process. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding anti social elements in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in anti social activities will be dealt as per law.
Sopore Police facilitates Police-Public Interaction meeting
November 10: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meeting was facilitated by Sopore Police at village Shutloo while following social distancing norms and other protocols. The interaction meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station Panzla. The meeting was attended by the respectable citizens and civil society members of the area. During the meeting, the participants raised various issues related to police and other civil departments. 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. Participants hailed the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Chairperson PWWA inaugurates Diwali Mela at Jammu
JAMMU, November 09: Chairperson Police Wives Welfare Association (PWWA), Dr Rubinder Kaur inaugurated Diwali Mela at Police Pariwar Petrol Pump at Gandhi Nagar here today. Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh also paid a visit to the venue and went to different stalls. He interacted with the PWWA members. At the inaugural ceremony, ADGP Armed Shri A.K. Choudhary, IGP Jammu Zone Shri Mukesh Singh, IGP Hqrs. Shri Garib Dass, DIG Jammu-Kathua Range Shri Vivek Gupta, SSP Jammu Shri Shridhar Patil, and other police officers were present. Senior PWWA members Mrs. Sireesha Nivas, Mrs. Archana Choudhary, Mrs. Shabnam Mir, Mrs Smita Singh, Mrs. Suma Sinha, Dr Poonam Patil and other PWWA members were also present on the occasion. Dr Manu Bhatnagar also paid a visit to the venue and appreciated the efforts of J&K PWWA. The aim of the Mela is to showcase the items produced by police welfare centres for sale. Police welfare centres are producing different items including hand made products which are put on sale to generate resources for the welfare of police martyr families. This year Police Welfare Centres of Jammu, Srinagar, Kathua, Poonch, Rajouri and Police Departmental Store, Jammu have put up their stalls. Different items put up for sale by these Centres includes various types of scented and decorative candles like votive candles, pillar candles, rose-shaped, marigold-shaped and sunflower-shaped candles, various kinds of light lamps (diyas), readymade garments, woollen kurtis, embroidered bed sheets, sweaters, napkins, thal covers, sweet box covers, saree covers, shawl bags, tea cozies, table clothes (Dastarkhan), 28-piece runners set for dining table, woollen items like baby sweaters, shawls, woollen stoles, grinded spices, dry fruits, and other specialised items. Mr Rajesh Sharma, Territorial Manager BPCL, J&K UT thanked the DGP and Chairperson J&K PWWA for their constant guidance and support for the last 15 years. On this occasion gifts were presented to the staff posted at the Petrol Pump.
Police move offices resume functioning in winter capital
Jammu November 09: Police Headquarters and other move offices of J&K Police started functioning from Jammu today. On the opening day the Director General of Police, J&K, Shri Dilbag Singh inspected various sections of Police Headquarters, and visited Armed Police Headquarters, Crime Headquarters J&K and ZPHQ Jammu. After visiting the Police Martyrs Memorial at Rail Head Complex in the morning where he paid homage to the martyrs, the DGP came to Police Headquarters complex. He was received by senior police officers and was presented a guard of honour by a contingent of armed police. The DGP held meeting of senior police officers at PHQ and discussed various matters. While addressing the meeting, the DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has a glorious track record of professional work and meeting all the challenges with fortitude. He said that the law/ order and security situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved and the good work with zeal and commitment must continue. He stressed for keeping close watch on the elements inimical to peace. All field officers were asked to work out effective security arrangements for upcoming panchayat and BDC/DDC polls. The DGP emphasized optimum utilization of resources for enhancing the capabilities and capacities of different wings. He said that steps have to be taken to enhance the working of Police Workshops, Police hospitals to deliver better services to men and machinery. The DGP discussed different matters pertaining to various wings of Police and enquired about the progress on different ongoing projects. Expressing his satisfaction over the professional working of all wings during the past six months, the DGP said that efforts need to be followed continuously to bring more efficiency in day-to-day working. He said that quick disposal of the matters related to the strengthening of subordinate units should be ensured at all levels which would help bringing further improvements in their working also. He directed all units/wings of Police J&K to complete DPCs in respect of lower subordinates. While visiting different sections of the Police Headquarters and Armed Police Headquarters, the DGP interacted with the police personnel. He sought updates from the officers and personnel on different tasks and also advised them to work for fast deliverance. He stressed upon the personnel to render their duties with zeal, enthusiasm and dedication. The meeting at PHQ was attended by ADGP (Armed) J&K Shri A.K. Choudhary, ADGP Railways, MD PHC J&K Shri Deepak Kumar, ADGP (Hqrs.) PHQ, Law & Order Shri A. G. Mir, IGP Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh, IGP (Hqrs.) PHQ Shri Garib Dass, SSP Jammu Shri Shridhar Patil, AIsG of PHQ, SSP PCR Shri Kulbir Singh, Commandants of Jammu based armed/IRP battalions and other officers. The DGP later visited Crime Headquarters, J&K and Zonal Police Headquarters, Jammu and chaired officers meeting in which he took stock of the security situation in Jammu region, preparedness for Block Development Council (BDC) elections, situation on the borders, security of vital installations, and winter preparedness. The DGP while reviewing security arrangements for the upcoming Panchayat, Block/Distt. Development Council elections sought the feedback from the jurisdictional officers. At the outset the IGP Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh gave a detailed briefing of the security situation and working of the Police personnel in the Jammu zone. The meeting was attended by IGP Crime J&K Shri M. K. Sinha, DIG JSK/RP range Shri Vivek Gupta, SSP Jammu Shri Shridhar Patil, SSP Crime Jammu Shri Shalinder Singh, SSP Traffic Jammu Shri Shiv Kumar and other jurisdictional officers.
Srinagar Police recovers kidnapped girl, accused arrested
November 09: Police in Srinagar recovered a kidnapped girl and arrested the person involved in the crime. Police Station Nigeen received a complaint stating that a girl has been kidnapped by one individual identified as Abdul Rahman Dar son of Gh Mohi Ud din Dar resident of Fisherman Colony Habbak Shanpora Hazratbal. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 173/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Nigeen and investigation was initiated. A special team headed by SHO PS Nigeen while acting on the specific leads were able to recover the kidnapped girl and arrested the kidnapper. He has been shifted to PS Nigeen where he remains in custody. After fulfilling all medico-legal formalities, the girl was 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.
Srinagar Police solves theft case, accused arrested
November 09: Police in Srinagar solved a theft case by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property. Police Station Khanyar received a complaint from from Intizamya Committee of the Zeyarat Sharief Dastgeer Sahib Khanyar that during intervening night of 12/13 Sep 2020 some unknown thief /thieves have entered the shrine and broke down the safe/locker and decamped with money & Golden ornaments. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Khanyar and investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, officers taking assistance of modern techniques learnt about the involvement of one accused person identified Tahir Ahmad Mir @Namta son of Sanaulah Mir resident of Hardan Kuligam Kupwara A/P Palpora Noorbagh Srinagar and subsequently arrested him on 06/11/2020. During questioning, officers learnt about his involvement in the commission of crime and on his disclosure Cash Rs.10,1363/- (one lack one thousand three hundred sixty three) and some Golden ornaments were recovered from his possession. During further questioning, one Laptop, 02 cycles and 09 mobile phones which have been stolen from different parts of Srinagar city were also recovered on his disclosure. Community members have applauded the efforts made by the Srinagar police in solving the case. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Sopore Sports Festival update
November 09: On the 19th day of ongoing sports festival organised by Sopore Police 4 matches of Cricket were played today at Khushaal Stadium Tulibal and MET ground Sopore. 1st match was played between Seer Sports v/s Victoria Reds Seer which was won by Seer Sports, 2nd match was played between Paradise 11 Tarzoo v/s Baba shukur-Udin Watlab, which was won by Paradise 11 Tarzoo by 7 wickets. 3rd match was played between Alamdar Sports Tarbush v/s Kings 11 Sopore, which was won by Alamdar Sports Yarbugh by 3 wickets and 4th match was played between Forever Challengers v/s Botingoo 11, which was won by Forever Challengers by 6 wickets.
Ganderbal police arrests bootlegger, recovers 75 bottles of illicit liquor
November 09: Police in Ganderbal arrested a bootlegger and recovered 75 bottles of illicit liquor from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Shuhama crossing intercepted one person riding on a Scooty bearing registration No. JK-01AB-7833. He has been identified as Ali Gulzar Bhat resident of Alamgari Bazar Hawal. During search, officers were able to recovered 75 bottles of illicit liquor 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. In this connection, a case FIR No. 228/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Ganderbal and further investigation has been initiated. Locals have lauded the efforts of Police and appealed to continue such drives in future as well. Police has resolved to act tough against inimical elements. 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.
Sopore Sports Festival update
November 08: On the 18th day of ongoing sports festival organised by Sopore Police 4 matches of Cricket were played today at Khushaal Stadium Tulibal and MET ground Sopore. 1st match was played between Arampora Cricket Club v/s Khushal Tulibal, which was won by Khushal Tulibal by 6 wickets, 2nd match was played between Greenland Shutloo v/s Craze 11 Sopore, which was won by Greenland Shutloo by 78 runs. 3rd match was played between Kings 11 Rajpora v/s Chijhama 11, which was won by Chijhama 11 by 9 wickets and 4th match was played between RCC Rohama v/s Kings 11 Dangerpora, which was won by RCC Rohama by 15 runs.
Kulgam Police solves burglary case;
November 08: Police in Kulgam solved a burglary case by arresting one accused person involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property worth lakhs on his disclosure. Police Station Kulgam received several complaints about burglary incidents within the jurisdiction of PS Kulgam. Accordingly, case FIR No. 188/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Kulgam and investigation was set into motion. During the course of investigation, a Special Investigation Team was constituted. The Special Investigation Team headed by DySP HQRS Kulgam along with SHO PS Kulgam questioned many suspects. One suspect person identified as Mohsin Ahmad Ganie resident of Tamiloo Kulgam revealed his involvement. On his disclosure, Kulgam police raided different locations and were able to recover a motorcycle bearing registration number PB08DE-8475 and a Scooty bearing registration number JK18B-5066. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Kulgam where he remains in custody. Further investigation of the case is in progress and more arrests and recoveries are expected. Community members have appreciated the efforts made by the Kulgam police. We assure community members that police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in criminal activities.
Bandipora police facilitates Police Public interaction meetings
November 08: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meetings were facilitated by Bandipora Police in villages Mantrigam Pethkote, Aloosa, Dar Mohallah Garoora Aragam, Surinder Sumlar, Ajas, Nowgam, Sunburn Sumbal and New Basti Tamam Gurez. Social distancing norms and other protocols were strictly followed during these meetings. These meetings were chaired by respective SHOs and attended by respectable citizens and civil society members of these areas. During these meetings, the participants raised various issues related to police and other civil departments. 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. Participants hailed the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Kulgam Police recovers kidnapped girl, accused arrested
November 08: Police in Kulgam recovered a kidnapped girl and arrested the person involved in the crime. On 04-11-2020, Police Station Kulgam received a complaint stating that a girl has been kidnapped by one individual identified as Aejaz Ahmad Rather resident of Gundbal Mohammadpora. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 197/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Kulgam and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation a special team was constituted. The special team headed by DySP HQRS Kulgam along with SHO PS Kulgam while acting on specific leads were able to recover the kidnapped girl and arrested the kidnapper. He has been shifted to PS Kulgam 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.
Press Release
November 06: On a specific input regarding presence of terrorists in Lalpora Chatlam area of Pampore, Awantipora, a joint cordon and search operation was launched yesterday evening by Awantipora Police, 50RR and 110Bn CRPF in the said area. During the search operation, the hiding terrorists fired indiscriminately, resulting in injuries to two civilians and managed to escape from the hiding spot. In the first instance, both the injured civilians were immediately rescued and shifted to hospital for the treatment. However, one of the injured identified as Abid Ahmad Mir son of Abdul Hamid Mir resident of Meej Pampore succumbed to his injuries, while as the condition of other injured is stated to be stable. The joint team of Police and SFs again tracked the terrorists and as the presence of terrorists got ascertained, they were given opportunity to surrender. However, they again fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. Due to darkness, the operation was suspended and whole area was put under strict cordon. In the wee hours, operation was resumed and in the ensuing encounter one of the trapped terrorists was killed. However, the opportunity to surrender was yet again offered to the other trapped terrorists, as a result of which one of the trapped terrorists of LeT outfit laid down his arms/ ammunition and surrendered in an injured condition before the Joint Forces during the live encounter and was subsequently shifted to hospital. The operation however continued and the third terrorist got killed in the afternoon. The bodies of both the killed terrorists were retrieved from the site of encounter, who as per reliable sources are Pakistani nationals. The terrorist who surrendered has been identified as Khawar Sultan Mir son of Mohammad Sultan Mir resident of Drangbal Pampore. All the three terrorists were affiliated with proscribed terror outfit LeT. IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar has yet again congratulated the joint team of police and SFs for showing utmost patience and exhibiting professionalism, which resulted in saving the life of a local misguided youth. IGP Kashmir further added that the local misguided youth are always welcomed to return to mainstream. This year has been successful as many of them are returning and has reiterated his appeal to them to shun the path of violence. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition recovered from the site of encounter have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe their complicity in other terror crimes. In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered 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.
Kupwara Police distributes blankets among Police martyrs families
November 03: In order to pay homage to the police martyrs, Kupwara police distributed blankets among police martyrs families at DPL Kupwara. ASP Kupwara Shri Ifroz Ahmad-JKPS distributed Blankets among the Police Martyrs families. He was accompanied by DySP DAR DPL Kupwara and other senior officers. ASP Kupwara lauded the role played by their loved ones in sacrificing their lives for the sake of nation. In his address, he said that it is our responsibility to look after and take care of these families During interaction with the families of the martyrs, ASP Kupwara heard their grievances, consoled and assured them that Police stands by the families and will extend all possible help and support to the families as and when required.
Pulwama Police facilitates PCPG meeting at PS Litter
November 03: As a part of public outreach programme, Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meeting was facilitated by Pulwama Police at Police Station Litter while following social distancing norms and other protocols. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Litter accompanied by SHO Police Station Litter and other officers. The meeting was attended by respectable citizens of Litter, Naina, Bhatpora, Rakh Litter, Chakoora areas. During the meeting, the participants raised various issues related to police and other civil departments. 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. Participants hailed the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Kulgam police arrests 02 drug peddlers; Psychotropic substance recovered
November 03: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Kulgam have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered psychotropic substances from their possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Killam Kulgam intercepted a vehicle Alto 800 bearing registration number JK22-7447 with two persons on board. They have been identified as Mudasir Ahmad Shan son of Abdul Rehman Shan resident of Nowpora and Shabir Ahmad Shan son of Mohammad Akbar Shan resident of Pati Akhran Nowpora. During checking, officers were able to recover 09 bottles of Codeine Phosphate from their possession. They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Devsar where they remain in custody. Vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. In this connection, a case vide FIR No. 117/2020 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Devsar and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug peddlers in their neighbourhood. Persons found indulging in drug peddling will be dealt as per law. Police has resolved to deal robustly with drug peddlers. Our consistent actions against drug peddlers should reassure the community members that we are making efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.
Sopore Sports Festival Update
November 02: On the 12th day of ongoing sports festival organised by Sopore Police 04 matches of Cricket were played today at Khushaal Stadium Tulibal and MET ground Sopore. These matches were played between Baba Shukur ud Din Cricket Club Watlab v/s Sangrama Strikers, Ladoora Cricket Club v/s Shutloo Sports Club, DPL Sopore v/s SKCC Watergam and Brothers 11 Zaloora v/s Forever Challengers Sopore which were won by Baba Shukur ud Din Cricket Club by 28 runs, Shutloo Sports Club by 9 runs, DPL Sopore by 4 wickets and Forever Challengers Sopore by 4 wickets.
Bandipora police facilitates Police Public interaction meetings
November 02: As a part of public outreach programme, Police public interaction meetings were facilitated by Bandipora Police at DPL Bandipora & in the jurisdiction of PS Pethkoot and PS Sumbal while following Social distancing norms and other protocols. At DPL Bandipora, the interaction meeting was chaired by SSP Bandipora Shri Rahul Malik-IPS accompanied by DYSP Hqrs Bandipora, DySP DAR Bandipora and SHO PS Bandipora and was attended by respectable citizens, civil society members of Bandipora area. During the meeting, the participants raised various issues related to police and other civil departments. 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. While addressing the participants SSP Bandipora urged them to help police in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the area and assured them that Bandipora Police will stand with the people of the area in maintaining peace and stability besides eradicating the menace of drugs and other social crimes from the society. Similarly, police -public interactive meetings were also organized at Panar, Kralpora Pethkote, Arampora and PS Sumbal. These meeting were chaired by respective SHOs and attended by respectable citizens. The participants in these meetings raised various grievances to which 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 these meetings assured their full cooperation to police in tackling social evils. Participants hailed the efforts of police in facilitating community interaction meets where participants express their opinion freely.
Srinagar Police arrests a notorious drug peddler, psychotropic substance recovered
November 02: Acting tough against the drug dealings, Police in Srinagar have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Shaheed Gunj arrested a notorious drug peddler identified as Nawaz Ahmad Sheikh resident of Doodganga Nallah Balgardan Srinagar. During checking, officers were able to recover 2550 Tablets of Alprazolam from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Shaheed Gunj where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 135/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shaheed Gunj 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.
Sports Festival Update
November 01: On the 11th day of the ongoing sports festival organised by Sopore Police 6 different matches of Football and Cricket were played today at Khushaal Stadium Tulibal and MET ground Sopore. Football match were played between KFC Krankshivan v/s Winner FC Sopore, FC Reshipora v/s Real Soccer Sopore, FC Rohama v/s FC Gund Kareem Khan and FC Tulibal v/s Wonder Boys Doabgah which were won by KFC Krankshivan, FC Reshipora, by FC Gund Kareem Khan and Tulibal respectively. All the four team winners of today qualified for the Semi finals. Cricket matches were played between RCC Rohama v/s Chinkipora, which was won by RCC Rohama by 9 runs and Chijhama 11 v/s Rising Star Nowpora which was won by Chijhama 11 Sopore by 5 wickets
Police Martyrs Memorial Cricket Tournament 2020 concludes in Kulgam
November 01: Closing ceremony of Police Martyrs Memorial Cricket Tournament-2020 organised by District Police Kulgam was held at Sports Stadium Kulgam. On the closing ceremony, the final match of the tournament was played between Manzgam Cricket Club and Qaimoh Cricket Club. Qaimoh Cricket Club won the final match and lifted the trophy. Aadil Ahmad of Qaimoh Cricket Club was adjudged as Man of the series for his alround contribution in all formats of game throughout the tournament and Mujeeb Ahmad of Qaimoh Cricket Club who took a brilliant Hatrick was declared as man of the match. SP Kulgam Shri Gurinderpal Singh-IPS was the chief guest of the event besides DySP HQRS, DySP DAR Kulgam and SHO Kulgam were also present on the event. SP Kulgam while interacting with participants congratulated them for their extraordinary efforts put forth by them with which they managed their places in grand final of the tournament and assured them that Kulgam police is always at their door steps for any assistance. Speaking on the occasion he laid emphasis on the importance of organising such events for generating gestures of goodwill and enhances sportsmanship to promote budding talent such a platform so that they can exhibit their talent towards positive direction. A large gathering also witnessed the closing ceremony and expressed their gratitude towards Kulgam police and appreciated them for organizing such events.
Press Release
November 01: On a specific input regarding presence of terrorist in Rangreth area of Srinagar, a joint cordon and search operation was launched by Srinagar Police and CRPF in the said area. During the search operation, as the presence of terrorist got ascertained he was given opportunity to surrender, however, he fired indiscriminately upon the joint search party, which was retaliated leading to an encounter. Later on 53RR also joined in the operation. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed and his body was retrieved from the site of encounter. The killed terrorist has been identified as Saif-Ul-Islam Mir @ Dr Saif @ Ghazi Haider resident of Malangpora, affiliated with proscribed terrorist outfit HM. As per police records, the said terrorist was chief operational commander of proscribed terrorist outfit HM and was active since 2014. He was involved in many terror crimes and civilian atrocities besides was instrumental in recruiting innocent youth into terror folds. He was involved in killing of SgCT Khurshid Ahmad in Pulwama, killing of PSO of NC leader & SgCt Manzoor Ahmed in Kokernag, killing of a non local truck driver at Bijbehara, killing of Tanveer Ahmad Dar in Shopian. He was involved in attack on Sarpanch in Kokernag, grenade attacks on Police Post Kakapora & Police Post Lassipora. Besides, he was also involved in many similar terror crimes regarding which dozens of cases stand registered against him in different Police Stations. Incriminating materials including arms & ammunition were recovered from the site of encounter. All the recovered materials have been taken into case records for further investigation and to probe his complicity in other terror crimes. IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar has appreciated Police and SFs for the big success in eliminating chief operational commander of proscribed terrorist outfit HM. Keeping in view the prevailing pandemic due to COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of people from inherent risk of contracting the infection, the dead body of the killed terrorist shall be sent to Baramulla for his burial & last rites after completion of medico-legal formalities. The nearest family members of the killed terrorist shall be allowed to participate in the last rites at Baramulla. In this connection a case under relevant sections of law has been registered 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.