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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...

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 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...

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...

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”...

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...

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...

17-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Vigilance registered case against former official for fraud

Vigilance Organization registered a formal case against S. Pardeep Singh then ZEO Arnas and John Mohd then Teacher / Incharge Head Master Govt. Middle School Dharian/ Convenor Village Education Committee Upper Thuroo and private contractor Haji Khushi Mohd vide...

16-Jul-2018 Srinagar

CBI files charges sheet in multi crore JKCA scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a charge sheet in multi crore scam in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) in Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court in Srinagar.Sources said that at the time of filing of the charge sheet,...

14-Jul-2018 Srinagar

Sopore police busts forest smugglers gang, 19 accused persons arrested

Sopore police has busted a gang of forest smugglers by arresting 19 notorious accused persons involved in various forest theft cases of Police Station Sopore.These arrested smugglers were identified as Bilal Ahmad Lone, Ali Mohammad Lone, Mohammad Afzal Lone,...

28-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Police says 4 LeT men behind Bukhari’s killing

Police on Thursday claimed that involvement of four Lashkar-e-Toiba militants, including Naveed Jhat who escaped from SMHS hospital in February this year, behind the killing of noted journalist and Chief Editor ‘Rising Kashmir’ Shujaat Bukhari.Addressing a...

28-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Police identifies ‘killers’ of Shujhat Bukhari

Jammu Kashmir Police have blamed four men for the killing of veteran Journalist Syed Shujhat Bukhari- the owner of Daily Rising Kashmir.Addressing a press conference here in Kashmir capital Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, SP Pani said that the plot...

15-Jun-2018 Srinagar

Two policemen among four injured in militant attack in Srinagar

Two policemen and as many civilians were injured in a militant attack near SMHS hospital in Kaka Sarai area of Srinagar.Reports said that the militants opened fire on a police naka party, resulting in injuries to two cops and as many civilians. All the injured...

01-Jun-2018 Anantnag

4 CRPF men, cop, civilian in Khanbal grenade blast

Four paramilitary troopers, a policeman and a civilian sustained splinter injuries after militants hurled a grenade at Khanbal area of South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday.Official sources told GNS that suspected militants lobbed a grenade on a joint...

01-Jun-2018 Srinagar

2 youth ran over by CRPF vehicle at Nowhatta, police registers case

Two youths were injured after a CRPF vehicle ran over them during a clash in Old city of Srinagar district on Friday.Official sources told GNS that a group of youth resorted to stone-pelting on forces after Friday prayers. They said police used teargas and...

23-May-2018 Srinagar

Five killed, thirty injured in LoC firing

Five civilians were killed and thirty others, including three Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, were injured in the latest exchange of fire and shelling along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, reports claimed.Reports said...

25-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Mushtaq Ahmad Pir who put BOPEE on sale gets 16 years imprisonment

Special anti-corruption judge Kashmir (Srinagar) Yash Paul Bourney Wednesday sentenced the former chairman of the Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) Mushtaq Ahmad Peer to sixteen years in jail besides a fine of Rs one crore in a multi-crore cash...

06-Apr-2018 Srinagar

Body of abducted Kashmiri youth recovered

The headless body of a youth who was abducted by militants earlier this week, was recovered on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district, police said.The body of 25-year old Manzoor Ahmad Bhat was found in an orchard in Hajin area.Police sources said...

31-Mar-2018 Srinagar

Vigilance registers case against two engineers

Vigilance Organization Kashmir (VOK) has registered a case under Prevention of Corruption Act on outcome of a verification Conducted into the allegations that the Executive Engineer and Assistant Executive Engineer have misappropriated huge amount while execution...

25-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Policeman dies in militant attack in Kashmir

A policeman was killed in a militant attack on Sunday near Charar-e-Sharief shrine in Badgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.Constable Kultar Singh of the Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police 13th Battalion was injured when militants attacked a security...

21-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Srinagar police busts car lifting gang

Srinagar police has busted a car lifting gang and arrested three accused persons involved in the crime.police Station  Parimpora has received constant complaints about car and motor cycle thefts since last few months. In order to crack the cases, a special...

13-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Two militants killed in Karan Nagar gunfight, police issues advisory

Two holed-up militants were killed 27 hours long encounter between security forces and militants at Karan Nagar in Srinagar today.However the identity and affiliation of the militants is yet to be ascertained, police said. However militant outfit Lashkar-Toiba...

12-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Two militants die in road accident, civilian killed

Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants were killed on Monday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town while a civilian was shot dead by militants in Badgam district.Police said the two militants were killed when the motorcycle which they were riding...

12-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Soldier killed in Kashmir gun fight

A Para-military trooper lost his life after he was hit by a bullet during a gunfight in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Indian Para military troopers claimed that they foiled a Fidayeen attack in the heart of Srinagar city during wee hours of Monday.Reports...

08-Feb-2018 Srinagar

SMHS Hospital fallout : Jail Superintendent suspended

Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday suspended Superintendent of Central Jail Srinagar after the escapade of LeT militant from SMHS Hospital in which two cops were killed in a shootout. “Pending enquiry into the incident on 6 February, 2018, at SMHS Hospital,...

08-Feb-2018 Srinagar

SMHS Shootout : police arrests 10 persons in Pulwama

Ten persons allegedly OGWs were arrested last night in Pulwama district of south Kashmir in connection with SMHS shootout that left two policemen dead while LeT commander Naveed Jaat escaped.Official sources told GNS that Special Operation Group of police...

02-Feb-2018 Srinagar

Kashmiri students assault: Harayana police procures footage, forms SIT

Harayana police has registered a case and constituted a special investigation team (SIT) in to the assault of Kashmiri students in Mahendergarh town of the state.Director General of Police (DGP) B.S. Sandhu, IPS, Harayana told Srinagar-based news agency GNS that...

27-Jan-2018 Srinagar

2 killed as security forces open fire on protesters in Kashmir

At least two civilians were killed and nine others sustanined wounds on Saturday in clashes with the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district.The two youths sustained bullet wounds after a mob pelted stones at the vehicles of the security...

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