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Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a notorious criminal and recovered a sharp-edged weapon from his possession in Gharota area of Jammu. In a statement issued to the news agency Kashmir News Observer, a spokesperson said that a police team of police station Gharota led by SHO Khyatimaan Khajuria while on naka duty at Kanger Talab rounded up a suspect namely Farman Ali son of Sher Mohammad, a resident…

Srinagar: Unidentified armed robbers on Wednesday afternoon looted around two lakh cash from a bank and decamped with a 12-bore rifle of bank guard in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Sources told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that some unknown gunmen probably five in number as per eyewitness barged into the J&K Bank branch located in Chandapora area of the district, and decamped with two lakh cash besides a 12-bore rifle of bank security guard and…

At least four men hailing from Kangan area of Kashmir’s Ganderbal district have been booked in Rajouri district for alleged kidnapping and rape of a woman. The victim from tribal community, a resident of Barnara village of Sunderbani tehsil of Rajouri, went missing in October last year after which a missing report was lodged. After a statement by the woman, the police has started an investigation into the case, Station House Officer (SHO) Sunderbani, Shivdev…

Verinag: An elderly man, who had gone missing a month ago, was found dead in the forests of Verinag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Thursday afternoon. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the man identified as Mohammad Ismail Sayal son of Kallu Sayal, a resident of Chowgam area of Qazigund was missing for the last one month. “The family of the deceased lodged a missing report at Police Station…

Bandipora: Bandipora police busted a fake job racket in Sumbal and arrested 3 persons. Based on a specific information regarding innocent youths being misguided and duped by a group of people on the pretext of providing jobs in various government departments, FIR No. 23/2021 U/S 120B, 420 IPC was registered in police station Sumbal and investigation taken up. Taking cognizance of the case a Special Investigation Team (SIT) was constituted on the directions of SSP…

Pulwama: Body of a 30-year-old man was found in an orchard at Bellow, almost seven kilometres from his residence in Arigam in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said on Friday. They said that Sameer Ahmad Rather (30) had left his residence this morning and his body was recovered from an orchard in Bellow Pulwama. SHO Rajpora told GNS the body will be handed to family after medico-legal formalities. (GNS) Free Press Kashmir is now…

Jammu: An unidentified male body was found along banks of river Chenab near Paninallah in Kishtwar district, officials said. They said the decomposed body was recovered by the police soon after being informed by locals who spotted it. The body was shifted to Mortuary Room of district Hospital Kishtwar. The police has also requested by police to share information if anyone is missing from their family members to 9906154100 and may approach Police station Kishtwar to…

The Government of India Tuesday said that a total of 876 cases have been registered and 505 persons were arrested under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) in Jammu and Kashmir between 2015 to 2019. Ministry of State for Home Affairs (MHA) G K Reddy stated this in a written reply in Lok Sahba, as per news agency— Kashmir News Observer (KNO). In reply to a query that whether the Government has any statistics regarding…

Qazigund: The amred forces have arrested two non-local residents during an operation near Jawahar Tunnel area of Qazigund in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district last night. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two persons were arrested along with arms and ammunition after armed forces intercepted a Santro car (JK04-9750) near Jawahar Tunnel, Qazigund. One Pistol and twenty rounds were recovered from their possession, the official said. The duo has been identified as…

Demand thorough probe to identify culprits involved Srinagar: The family of 28-year-old youth from Baghat on Thursday alleged that their beloved was murdered in New Delhi and demanded stern action against the persons involved in the act. Aaqib Rashid Bhat was found dead in Jungpura area of South Delhi on March 2 evening following which the family alleged murder of their beloved. Deceased’s father Abdul Rashid Bhat said that a conspiracy has been hatched to murder…