Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Jammu and Kashmir, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, has appealed to Home Minister Amit Shah to intervene and urged him to provide security to grassroots level leaders of the party after the kidnapping of BJP leader Mehraj Din Malla by terrorists in Baramulla. "Mehraj Din Malla, BJP leader and vice-president of Watergam Municipal Committee in Baramulla has been kidnapped today. I appeal Home Minister to intervene and provide security to grassroots level leaders of the party," said Manzoor Ahmad Bhat. Mehraj Din Malla, BJP leader and Vice President of Municipal Committee (MC) Watergam in Sopore area of Baramulla district was abducted on Wednesday (July 15) morning.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Vice President of Municipal Committee (MC), Mehraj Din Malla was abducted on morning of July 15. He was abducted from Watergam town in Sopore area of Baramulla district. Police have launched a search operation in the area.
Incriminating materials including huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered during Sopore encounter on July 12. While briefing about the encounter, Mohammad Suleman Choudhary, DIG of Baramulla said, "Three terrorists linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba have been killed in intervening night of July 11-12 in an encounter in Sopore. Arms and ammunition which have been seized from them shows that they were planning a big attack. Further investigation is underway".
Inspector General of Police for Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, on July 09 said the killing of BJP leader Wasim Bari by terrorists a day earlier seems like a pre-planned attack since he had adequate security. "He had adequate security, but there was negligence on part of on-duty personnel. All 10 personnel on duty suspended. Probe is on. After analysis of CCTV footage, it seems like a pre-planned attack," said Kumar. Along with Wasim, who was the former district president of BJP, his father and brother were also killed by terrorists in Bandipora on July 08.
Wreath laying ceremony of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was performed in JandK's Humhama on July 02. He lost his life in a terrorist attack in JandK's Sopore on July 01. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar along with officers and jawans of police and security forces paid floral tribute to fallen CRPF jawan. Terrorists fired upon CRPF patrolling party and in the attack a civilian also lost his life.
Speaking on the constant rise in the numbers of youths joining militancy, Kashmir's Inspector General of Police, Vijay Kumar urged parents to persuade their offspring to join mainstream. "Around 129 youths joined militancy between January and June in 2019. During same period this year, 67 youths joined militancy out of which 24 have been eliminated, 12 arrested and rest are active. We urge parents to persuade their offspring to join the mainstream," said Kashmir IGP Vijay Kumar.
Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar on Anantnag encounter between security forces and terrorists said that 2 hardcore terrorists were killed. He said,"2 hardcore terrorists were killed in an encounter in Waghama area of Anantnag. In the last 24 hours, Anantnag Police and security forces have neutralised 5 terrorists. Police are playing a leading role in anti-terrorist operations."
With an aim to bring sports at grass-root levels and to nurture the young talent from far flung areas of Kashmir Valley Government of India has allocated Rs 4 crore each for construction of indoor sports stadiums in all the 22 districts of the Union territory. These stadiums would offer multi-utility sports facilities for the local youth to groom their talent. One such indoor sports stadium is being constructed at Tral area of Pulwama district of South Kashmir. The construction work is going on at full pace and will be completed soon. Construction work is being executed by engineering wing of sports council. Indoor stadiums will have facilities such as gymnasium, volleyball and badminton courts, and these projects have to be completed during the financial year 2019-2020. Local sportspersons appreciated this step taken by the Centre as it will help local talent to showcase their potential in the country and world stage.
A terrorist hideout was busted in Mangnar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch. The operation was jointly launched by Army and police on Friday. Two AK-47 rifles and four magazines were seized from hideout. The operation was launched following specific inputs. Police said that the area was a notorious infiltration route and added that its linkages will be ascertained. Special Operations Group has constructed a task force which will carry out further investigation in the matter. "We have specific input and on that basis, Special Operations Group (SOG) Poonch and the local army unit launched a search operation. In the Kalsa forest area in Mangnar top during the search, a hideout was seen. When the hideout was searched then arms were seized. There were two AK-47 and four magazines," said SSP Poonch, Ramesh Angral. He added, "This area was a notorious infiltration route and we usually launch search operations in these types of areas. We will ascertain its linkages and a task force is made by SOG to do the investigation in this."
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In a joint search operation of Indian Army and police Special Operations Group (SOG), a militant hideout was busted in Mangnar forest area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch. The team recovered arms and ammunition from the hide out."Based on our specific input, we launched a search operation in forest area of Mangnar and recovered ammunition in the hideout," said Senior Superintendent of Police of Poonch, Ramesh Angral. Further investigation is underway.
Jammu and Kashmir Police rescued 3-year-old child after they during a terrorist attack in Sopore on July 01. The child was sitting beside his dead relative during the attack. Police consoled terrified..
Terrorists fired upon CRPF patrolling party in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore on July 01. Four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a civilian sustained injury in the attack. The area has been..