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Two NIT students among three held after Nishat Video went Viral: Police

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Srinagar, Aug 02: Two NIT students and a Biryani seller were arrested by Srinagar Police after a video surfaced on social media wherein a few locals of Nishat claimed to have caught a few drunkards/ drug abusers in the higher reaches of Nishat, Srinagar.

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In a statement issued here, a Police Spokesman said that a video surfaced on social media wherein a few locals of Nishat claimed to have caught a few drunkards/ drug abusers in the higher reaches of Nishat area. The video was purportedly of 31/07/22 evening.

The police spokesman further stated that the matter was discussed with the locals and after hectic efforts the boys were identified & held.

Two among them were identified as students from NIT Srinagar, who were carrying 3 bottles of liquor while as the third one has been identified as a biryani seller at Lal Chowk, he said.

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Pertinent to mention that Police Station Nishat has already been working with the locals of the area from the last 3-4 months, with special focus on this area known as ‘Laila Majnoon’ hillock which has become a hub of immoral activities according to the locals, he said.

Due to persistent efforts of the police station a lot of change has been witnessed in the recent past with over there with the youth being counselled, sent to rehabilitation coupled with relevant legal action as well.

Srinagar police reiterates its pledge against social crimes and solicits the cooperation of the general public in bringing such issues to their notice on the narcotic helpline number : 9596770550, the Spokesman added.

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Nitishwar Kumar posted as additional secretary in Union Women and Child Development Ministry

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Srinagar, Sept 25: In a significant development, the Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has posted Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to LG Manoj Sinha, as additional secretary and financial advisor, Ministry of Women and Children Development.

According to an order, a copy of which is in possession of news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Nitishwar Kumar, IAS (UP:96), presently on inter-cadre deputation, as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Women and Child Development, by temporarily upgrading a vacant post of Joint Secretary & Financial Adviser in the Ministry.

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Two militants killed near LoC in north Kashmir: Police

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‘Identification of slain being ascertained’

Srinagar, Sept 25: Two militants were killed in an encounter near the Line of Control in Tekri Nar locality of Machil in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Sunday, police said here.

Kashmir zone police in a Tweet, informed that the identification of the militants was being ascertained.

Police also said that two AK-47 rifles as many pistols and 04 hand grenades were recovered from them.

“Army and Kupwara Police neutralised two #terrorists near #LoC Tekri Nar in Machil area of #Kupwara. Identification of the killed terrorists being ascertained. 02 AK 47 rifles, 02 pistols & 04 hand grenades recovered. Further details shall follow,” police tweeted. (KNO)

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Police attach residential house in Bandipora for wilfully sheltering, harbouring militants

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Bandipora, Sept 25: Police in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district have attached a residential house for wilfully sheltering and harbouring militants after obtaining sanction from competent authority.

In a statement, cited by the news agency-KNO, a spokesperson said that police attached the residential house of one person namely Bashir Ahmad Mir of Wanpora Gurez at present Watrina after obtaining legal sanction from the competent authorities.

The statement reads that the house was linked to case FIR No.166/2021of PS Bandipora U/S 16,18,19 ,20,23,39UAPA ,307IPC ,7/27 IA Act, dated 26_09_2021 in which two hardcore militants were neutralised, who were involved in different crimes in Bandipora.

“The investigation proved beyond doubt that the said house was used for the purpose of militancy, sheltering, harbouring militants & such act was voluntarily and knowingly given by the member of the family. Many attacks on civilians and protected persons were carried, conspired and planned by militants while using this house as hideout,” it reads.

The statement reads that Bandipora police requests citizens once again not to harbour or give shelter to militants, failing which they will be liable to action under law including property attachment (movable/immovable) proceedings.

“In case of any forced and coercive entry by militants into any house or vehicle, the matter should be brought to the notice of police immediately, otherwise proceedings under law will follow against such houses or other properties,” it added.

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