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17-Nov-2018 Shopian

Suspected militants release two abducted youth in Shopian

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped three civilians from a village in south Kashmir's Shopian district on Saturday, barely 36 hours after the killing of a civilian following his abduction in the district.A police official said that unknown gunmen on Saturday morning abducted...

13-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Woman held alongwith 20 grenades, ammunition from Srinagar outskirts

Police on Tuesday said that it has arrested a woman along with 20 grenades from Lawaypora area in outskirts of Srinagar city."Today evening upon  receipt of reliable information that some OGWs is coming from Baramulla towards Srinagar with ammunition,...

10-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Crime Branch registers case against M/S AB Global proprietor

Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint from Mohammed Hussain stating therein that he is running a small business firm under the name and style of M/S “Xeal Education Services” located at Baghat Chowk Srinagar. He was in a business relationship with Mr.Subashish...

07-Nov-2018 Tangmarg (Baramulla)

Family accuses 3 officials of ‘murder’ in Kunzar

Taking cognizance of a complaint filed by a family, Police Station Kunzar here in North Kashmir have registered a formal case against Tehsildar, Naib Tehsildar and Patwari of Karhama tehsil of Tangmarg.Nisar Ahmed,  the complainant in his complaint has...

02-Nov-2018 Srinagar

Excise dept seizes 13000 kg polythene at Lakhanpur

In an endeavour to check the entry of banned items into the State, the sleuths of Excise Department on the directions of Excise Commissioner, J&K Government Talat Parvez Rohella, foiled another major attempt of smuggling by seizing approximately 13000...

28-Oct-2018 Pulwama

Police officer, PDP activist killed in Kashmir Valley

Militants carries out two deadly attacks in the troubled Kashmir Valley on Sunday, killing a middle-rung police officer and a political activist.An unknown number of militants intercepted a private vehicle driven by police sub-inspector Imtiyaz Ahmad Mir in Wahibugh...

27-Oct-2018 Kathua

Rs 1 cr looted from vehicle in J-K

Unidentified gunmen looted Rs one crore in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, police said on Saturday.A commercial transport vehicle ostensibly carrying building samples was going from Samba district to Delhi on Friday night when it was stopped by the robbers who,...

26-Oct-2018 Shopian

Rs 2 Crore scandal unearths in Shopian as DC flouts norms

A scandal worth two crores has unearthed in Shopian district as the Deputy Commissioner Owais Ahmed has allegedly flouted the norms only to benefit few of his blue eyed contractors.According to official sources, the works amounting to the tune of Rs 2...

05-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Unknown gunmen shot dead two NC workers in Srinagar

Two workers of the National Conference, Nazir Bhat and Mushtaq Wani, died after unknown gunmen opened fire in the heart of Srinagar on Friday. Another party worker was critically injured. Leaders of the National Conference (NC) and People's Democratic Party...

01-Oct-2018 Banur

2 Kashmiri students picked up by uniformed men

Two Kashmiri students have allegedly been picked up by security agencies outside their rented apartment in Chandigarh.The students of Aryans group of colleges Nethra, Alampur told news gathering agency Global News Service that two of their classmates, Gazi...

01-Oct-2018 Srinagar

Beware of fraud websites: CB to public

Crime Branch Kashmir Srinagar today advised the general public to beware of fraudsters who under the pretext of providing jobs are cheating people by using fake websites.In a press release issued here, the Crime Branch spokesperson said it has come to their...

24-Sep-2018 Jammu

Attempt to smuggle drugs in J&K foiled at Lakhanpur

Excise Department along with Police intercepted a vehicle at Toll Post Lakhanpur and foiled an attempt to smuggle 900 bottles of Codeine Phosphate Syrup in the Jammu and Kashmir state.An official of the excise department said that its sleuths and the police...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

3 cops abducted, killed in Shopian

Three policemen were abducted and killed while a relative of one of the slain cops was set free after abduction in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on early Friday.A police officer said militants abducted three cops from Batgund and Kapren Shopian early on...

21-Sep-2018 Shopian

Militants abduct, kill three policemen in Kashmir

Militants gunned down three policemen on Friday, hours after they were abducted from their homes in south Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.A police officer told IANS that locals discovered their bullet-riddled bodies in a village in the morning, triggering...

19-Sep-2018 Lakhanpur (Jammu)

Excise officials seize 1000 kgs polythene

The sleuths of Excise Department at Toll Post, Mandi Mendikern foiled a major bid to smuggle polythene into the state by seizing 1000 kgs of banned polythene.The drive was carried out as per the directions of Talat Parvez Rohella, Excise Commissioner.The...

18-Sep-2018 Pulwama

CRPF trooper injured in militant attack at Newa, Pulwama

A paramilitary CRPF man was injured in a militant attack at Newa area of Pulwama in south Kashmir late last night. Superintendent of Police (SP) Pulwama, Chandan Kholi told GNS that militants lobbed a grenade and followed it with firing on CRPF camp at...

13-Sep-2018 Srinagar

CB books Revenue officials, land brokers for fraud

Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint which revealed that some land brokers in league with the Revenue officials have sold the possession of State/ Kahcharai land around 141 Kanals located at Estate Parimpora Srinagar to different beneficiaries and as...

13-Sep-2018 Jammu

Three Pak terrorists killed in Kakriyal

On 12.09.2018 at about 0805 hours during checking by flying squad at Domail, Police Party signaled a truck bearing No.JK03-1476 which was on its way from Jammu to Srinagar to stop. In the meantime 03 terrorists who were boarding the said truck opened fire.One...

11-Sep-2018 Lolab

Thousands attend funeral of slain Lolab man

Thousands of people on Tuesday participated in funeral prayers of a man, who was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Khanyar area of Srinagar on Monday night.Reports reaching news gathering agency Global News Service (GNS) said that thousands of people assembled...

09-Sep-2018 Bandipora

Three militants from Bandipora arrested near LoC in Tanghdar

Three militants from Bandipora were apprehended by army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Tanghdar area of north Kashmir's frontier Kupwara district, officials and reports said on Sunday.Reports reaching GNS said that army troops of 17 Bihar regiment manning...

07-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Crime Branch Kashmir lodges FIR against Bank fraudster, cheaters

Crime Branch Kashmir today filed an FIR against a person for cheating the JK Bank by producing forged documents to get a loan.Crime Branch Kashmir had received a complaint from Branch Head J&K Bank Business Unit Nowhatta Srinagar alleging therein that...

04-Sep-2018 Sopore

Three CRPF personnel, civilian wounded in Sopore grenade blast

Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a civilian were wounded in a grenade blast in Sangrama area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.SSP Sopore Javid Iqbal told GNS that the militants lobbed a grenade on CRPF party...

04-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Five arrested over gang-rape-cum-murder of minor Uri girl: Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested five persons involved in “gang rape and murder” of a minor girl who was found dead on weekend after remaining untraced for ten days in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.Those arrested...

02-Sep-2018 Shopian

Shopian Shootout : Seven persons injured in clashes, CASO called off

At least seven persons suffered injuries during clashes in government forces action which erupted following a brief exchange of gunfight at Laddi village of south Kashmir's Shopian district on Sunday morning.Reports said that the militants believed to be...

01-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Crime Branch registers case against Khalid Sahni for fraud

Crime Branch Kashmir received an order dated 12-07-2018 passed by the  court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Anantnag titled Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh V/S Khalid Sahni, where under Crime Branch Kashmir  has been directed to conduct a preliminary verification...

01-Sep-2018 Srinagar

Heroin worth 9 crores seized in Nagrota, two Kashmiris held

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI), Ludhiana Zonal Unit on Saturday claimed to have recovered nearly 2 kilograms of high-quality heroin worth  crores by arresting two Kashmiri based smugglers in Nagrota area of Jammu Division."The Directorate of Revenue...

31-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Eleven family members of policemen kidnapped in South Kashmir

Eleven family members of six policemen have been kidnapped by militants, who raided the homes of several police officers across four districts in south Kashmir on Thursday evening, police said.The kidnappings, which police sources say is a pressure tactic by...

29-Aug-2018 Shopian

Four cops killed in Shopian militant attack, Three rifles snatched

In an audacious attack, armed militants gunned down four policemen in broad day light on Wednesday in South Kashmir’s Shopian district.Sources said that a group of policemen escort party of the DSP headquarters Shopian arrived in Arhama area of the district...

29-Aug-2018 Budgam

Youth tries to molest Budgam girl outside school, arrested

A 12th class girl was beaten up by a youth who also tried to molest her outside the Higher Secondary School Pakherpora in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Wednesday."Today morning a youth namely Nazim Ahmad Dar (20) son of Manzoor Ahmad Dar of Pakherpora,...

25-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Crime Branch registers case against Sachdeva Metal Works

Crime Branch Kashmir has registered a Case against Proprietors of M/S “Sachdeva Metal Works” C-33 Focal Point Jallander and officials of M/S CEIL R.K Puram New-Delhi on a  complaint received from  Proprietor  M/S “New Valley Hardware Store”...

22-Aug-2018 Pulwama

Militants kill another policeman in Pulwama district

Militants shot and killed another policeman in south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday, police said.Militants fired at constable Muhammad Yaqoob in Louswani village of Pulwama district this afternoon."The injured policeman was shifted to hospital where he...

20-Aug-2018 Srinagar

SPCB transfers two officials for taking bribe from a unit holder

A video has surfaced in which some of officials of State Pollution Control Board can be allegedly seen taking bribe from a Unit Holder.The undated purported video according to sources has been shot a couple of months ago at State Pollution Control Board...

17-Aug-2018 Pulwama

Civilian killed, two others injured in Awantipora grenade blast

A civilian was killed and two others were injured in a grenade blast at Awantipora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday.Reports reaching GNS said that militants lobbed a grenade on SP office Awantipora, however, the device missed the intended...

16-Aug-2018 Kupwara

Four army soldiers injured as gunfight rages along LoC in Nowgam

Four army soldiers were injured in a gunfight at Nowgam sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.A police officer told GNS that army's 8 Bihar intercepted a group of infiltrators near Sangam Post at around 9:20 am. "The group...

06-Aug-2018 Jammu

Police seize 51 kg heroin in Jammu

The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday seized 51 kg of heroin from a truck in Jammu city.A senior police officer said this is the biggest seizure of heroin by the police in J&K."Acting on specific information a 'naka' (checkpost) was set up in Narwal...

03-Aug-2018 Jammu

Escape of Naveed Jatt: NIA files charge sheet

NIA Friday files a charge-sheet at NIA Special Court, Jammu against Muhammad Tika Khan, Shakeel Ahmad Bhat, Syed Tajmul Islam Kirmani, Muhammad Shafi Wani in which relates to the escape of LeT militant Naveed Jatt @ Abu Hanjulla after an attack on Police...

02-Aug-2018 Srinagar

Sex racket busted in Srinagar, 7 arrested

Seven persons were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's capital on Wednesday for their involvement in a sex racket, police said.A complaint had been lodged at Bemina police post about some "immoral activity" going on in a residential house on the city outskirts."A...

30-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Kathua rape and murder: Call details, medical opinion nail accused

The Crime Branch investigation into gruesome rape and murder of an eight-year-old from a minority nomadic community in Kathua has revealed the complexity of the accused through medical opinion, call records and other expert means.The Crime Branch has revealed...

30-Jul-2018 Srinagar

LeT claims responsibility of Anantnag grenade attack

Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has claimed the grenade attack on CRPF party in Sheerbagh area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.LeT spokesperson Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi in a statement issued to GNS said that its cadres carried out the...

28-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Crime Branch books ‘Naukri.Com’proprietor

Crime Branch Kashmir has booked one Satish Kumar Yadav claiming to be proprietor of “Naukri.Com” for cheating a job aspirant by giving fake appointment letter in lieu of money.Crime Branch Kashmir lodged an FIR on a complaint received from Miss Shazia D/O...

27-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Four held for killing of Huriyat leader's guard, rifle snatching

Police on Friday claimed that it cracked a weapon snatching case that took place in Soura Srinagar on February 25 this year by arresting the four accused.A police spokesperson said on February 25 this year, a militant attack was carried out on the guard post-deployed...

27-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Crime Branch books Under Secretary Legislative Assembly

Crime Branch Kashmir today lodged an FIR against Under Secretary Legislative Assembly for duping two aspirants under the pretext of providing them government jobs.The Under Secretary took an amount of Rs 4 lakh for providing government job from two persons...

26-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Live ammunition last resort under SOP : Police

Use of live ammunition is last among the seven options under Standard Operating Procedure in dealing with “law and order” situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police has informed the State Human Rights Commission.The DGP submitted the copy...

25-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Man duped of Rs 7.76 lakh by online scammers on Facebook

Crime Branch Kashmir received a complaint from one Ishfaq Ahmed Zargar S/O Late Mohammed Shafi Zargar R/O TawheedabadNowshehra Srinagar, revealing therein that the complainant developed Facebook friendship with one London (UK) based lady Aasia Lina who requested...

24-Jul-2018 Srinagar

CRPF trooper killed, another injured in Srinagar militant attack

A paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man was killed and another was injured in a militant attack near Fire and Emergency Services department in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on Tuesday late afternoon.Reports reaching GNS said that the militants...

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