Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated Police Premier League (PPL) T-20 cricket tournament in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar. Director General of Police (DGP) of J-K, Dilbag Singh was also present in the event. 16 teams from Srinagar are participating in the tournament. "16 teams from Srinagar are participating in it. We want youth and children to have some relaxed and healthy moments," DGP said.
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that he was not against the operations being carried out by security forces in the valley but against the loss of innocent lives during those operations. "The Army has agreed that the three persons who were killed in Shopian were killed by mistake and the government should provide a huge compensation in this case," Abdullah said. Yesterday, Army chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane had said that the investigation into the Amshipora case will be conducted with utmost fairness and will be taken to their logical conclusion. Meanwhile, the Army said that the inquiry ordered by the Army authorites into Operation Amshipora has concluded adding that during the operation, powers vested under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) 1990 were exceeded.
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Amid surging cases of COVID-19 in the country, people in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch have violated the social distancing norms while queuing at J-K Bank on September 14. People completely ignored the precautionary measures for COVID-19. Jammu and Kashmir has recorded 17,481 active cases and 878 deaths due to COVID-19 till date.
Jammu and Kashmir Police have recovered stolen mobile phones which are worth almost Rs. 26 lakh. These mobile phones were stolen by robbers from a mobile phone shop in Gojwara. During the course of investigation, services of FSL unit as well as electronic surveillance units were utilised. Police have arrested 3 people in the connection.
JandK General Operation Commanding (GOC), Victor Force, Major General A Sengupta on August 28 informed that 8 terrorists were neutralized and one was forced to surrender during two operations of over 18 hours. "Under two operations over 18 hours commencing from yesterday afternoon, based on very precise intelligence and hard work of JK Police and RR battalions, we were able to neutralise 8 terrorists, including taking one surrender," said Major General Sengupta. He further added, "7 of the 8 terrorists who have been neutralised were recruited in 2020, and these misguided youth were recruited with the false promises by Pakistani terrorists, Pakistani handlers and people in society with anti-national sentiments."
Security forces detected an improvised explosive device in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla. A joint patrolling party of security forces detected the IED in Dangiwacha. The IED was concealed in a sand bag near a bus stop at Chatloora. The IED was apparently planted by terrorists to target security forces. Police said that a bomb disposal squad was rushed to the spot. The bomb disposal squad destroyed the IED without causing any damage. This was the second IED found in north Kashmir in the last four days. A similar IED was recovered from Kupwara's Drugmulla on Monday.
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Security forces recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on September 10. IED was recovered in Watergam village, Chatloora Rafiabad area of Baramulla district. More details are awaited in this regard.
Besides their duty, CRPF officers are now teaching locals in JandK's Poonch. Showcasing their goodwill, they are providing free coaching classes to students. Officers are giving students coaching for..