Jaish's new poster boy in PoK: Informer-turned-terror kingpin, Nengroo
Monday, 7 October 2019 After the recent drone droppings in Punjab, Indian security agencies have launched a massive manhunt in the Kashmir Valley to nab more than 40 terrorists despatched by Nengroo, the new poster boy of Jaish-e-Mohammed, the Pakistan-based terror outfit, desperate to escalate it's anti-Indian operations.
While addressing a press conference in Srinagar on June 03, the IGP of Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar spoke on Pulwama encounter. He said, "Today morning the encounter began where three terrorists were neutralised. All of them belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). Out of the 3 terrorists who were neutralised today, one has been identified as Abdul Rehman alias Fauji Bhai, an IED expert. He belongs to Pakistan's Multan and was active in South Kashmir since 2017. Other 2 are being identified. It is a big achievement for police, Indian Army and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)." "We jointly neutralised all the terrorists," IGP Kashmir added.
On June 03, in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama, an encounter broke out between security forces and terrorists. Three terrorists have been neutralised in the encounter. Arms and ammunition have also been recovered. Mobile internet in the area has been snapped. Further details are awaited. Earlier on June 02, two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral. Two pistols and a large amount of ammunition were recovered from them.
Jammu and Kashmir's Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh, confirmed that two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral area on morning of June 02."Two JeM terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral today morning. Two AK-47, two pistols and a large amount of ammunition recovered from them," said Dilbag Singh while talking to ANI. "2 JeM terrorists were also killed in Kulgam on May 30," he added.
Inspector General of Police, Kashmir, Vijay Kumar briefed media on foiling Pulwama car IED attack. He mentioned that vehicle was carrying 40-50 kg of explosives. "We had received information that a militant of Jaish-e-Mohammed is going to carry out the operation. So we suspect that Adil (occupant of the car carrying IED) - a Hizbul Mujahideen militant is also in touch with Jaish-e-Mohammed. He (Adil) intended to target vehicles of security forces. We are calling expert teams from the outside. We suspect that the vehicle was carrying 40-45 kg of explosives," said IGP Vijay Kumar.
Briefing about the recent foiling of IED blast bid in Pulwama by security forces, IGP Vijay Kumar informed that terrorist outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) had the main role in this while another terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen assisted them. "We had received information that a militant of Jaish-e-Mohammed is going to carry out the operation. So we suspect that Adil (occupant of the car carrying IED) - a Hizbul Mujahideen militant is also in touch with Jaish-e-Mohammed," said Vijay Kumar, IG Police Kashmir on Pulwama incident.
A political activist from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), Dr Amjad Ayub Mirza has termed the decision of the Pakistan Supreme Court to hold elections in Gilgit Baltistan and form an interim government there as illegal and unconstitutional. He said the apex court has taken this decision under the pressure from Pakistan Army. A seven-member larger bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed on April 30 accepted the plea of Prime Minister Imran Khan-led federal government to amend the Government of Gilgit Baltistan Order 2018 to conduct the general elections in September as well as setting up a caretaker government during the interregnum period.
Farmers in Punjab are facing problems in sowing crops as majority of the labourers have returned to their hometowns due to COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers are now involving their family members to carry out tedious task of sowing crops. One of the farmers said, "Due to COVID-19, the situation of farmers and labourers has been worse. Because of corona, all the labours from Bihar have returned to their home towns. Government did arrangements for their departure. They got so scared that they returned to their places. Neither did government do any arrangements for labourers nor did they give us any financial support."
Ludhiana police deployed drone camera to monitor situation in containment zones. Drone is being used to identify violators of social distancing norms. 5,568 confirmed cases exist in the state of Punjab, with 1,557 active cases. Additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP-1) Deepak Pareek said, "Drone has been deployed to keep a check. People run when they see police, drone acts as a surprise."
The Indian Army distributed relief items among the poor and backward people living in far flung and border areas of Kashmir valley. The relief materials were distributed under the operation 'Sadbhavna'. It was sponsored by NASSCOM (National Association of Software and Service Companies). It is here to mention that Ministry of Defense has tied up with NASSCOM Bangalore to provide relief to poor people of valley. Gujjar and Bakerwal people living in higher reaches of Gulmarg and people living in Machil areas of Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar area of Kupwara district were given this relief in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) have developed double-layered khadi masks amid COVID-19 pandemic. KVIC has so far supplied 10 lakh khadi masks to Jammu and Kashmir government. All this is done under Prime Minister's Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) scheme. Small entrepreneurs of Kashmir valley are being engaged in making these masks. The workers working in these small units hailed KVIC efforts as they are earning their livelihood amid COVID-19 pandemic.