Family of teen killed by govt forces in 2016 alleges harassment by police

Family of teen killed by govt forces in 2016 alleges harassment by police

SRINAGAR: Irfan Fayaz Wani was an 18-year-old auto-rickshaw driver when he was shot dead by government forces on August 21, 2016, at Malaratta Chowk in Nowhatta at 6:30pm, a few kilometres away from his home in Fateh Kadal. There were 21 FIRs registered against Irfan in different police stations of Srinagar at that time. When […]

Our computers stolen by police, CBI tells court

Our computers stolen by police, CBI tells court

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday directed the state government to investigate allegations made by CBI that its computers were stolen by the state police last year. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed and Justice MK Hanjura directed Additional Advocate General BA Dar to investigate allegations made by the CBI […]

IGP A G Mir gets President’s Police Medal

IGP A G Mir gets President’s Police Medal

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (CID) Abdul Ghani Mir was on Monday awarded President’s Police Medal for his distinguished service. This was stated in a notification issued by Ministry of Home Affairs on the eve of 15 August. Director General of Police SP Vaid has congratulated him and others for the feat, a police handout […]

Police prevents Rasheed from meeting Mirwaiz

Police prevents Rasheed from meeting Mirwaiz

SRINAGAR: Police Monday barred MLA Langate Abdul Rasheed Sheikh from meeting Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at the latter’s residence. A statement issued here said that as soon as Rasheed reached Mirwaiz residence for a scheduled meeting with Mirwaiz, a police party stopped him from entering the house. The statement alleged that the SHO […]

Journalists protest thrashing of colleague

Journalists protest thrashing of colleague

Handwara: As a mark of protest against Sopore police, journalists from print as well as electronic media protested in front of the office of the SSP Handwara on Monday morning. Carrying placards with the slogan, “Stop harassing media”, the journalists were protesting the thrashing of fellow scribe from Hanwara, Javed Zargar while on his way […]

Safa Kadal police station secured with uprooted tree guards

Safa Kadal police station secured with uprooted tree guards

Srinagar: The tree guards that are used to secure plantations along roads have come handy for police station Safa Kadal. They secure their station by uprooting these iron frames and placing them across the road to create a barricade. The tree guards installed by the Roads and Building Department (R&B) along the Nalla-Mar road have […]

Police to launch ‘Dial 100 Project’ for Srinagar

Police to launch ‘Dial 100 Project’ for Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Director General of Police J&K is going to inaugurate ‘Dial 100 project’, a helpline for Srinagar, on which people can call to seek help or inform about accidents like fire/arson, road accidents, natural disasters. A police statement said that trained police personnel including women are stationed at the Dial 100 call centre in PCR […]

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