POLICE MEDIA CENTRE, PHQ SRINAGAR

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03 gamblers arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar, July 17: Srinagar Police has arrested three gamblers in Botanical garden and recovered stake money of rupees 7060/ from the gambling site.

A police party of Police Station Nishat raided a gambling site in Botanical garden and arrested 03 gamblers identified as Tahir Ahmad Mir, Hilal Ahmad Laway and Asif Ahmad Laway while gambling from the spot. Stake money of rupees 7060/ was recovered from the gambling site.

 A case FIR number 33/2017 under section 13 Gambling act was registered against them and investigation was taken up.

Note, S-07/17/537

Kupwara police foils 08 minor boys to join militancy

Srinagar, July 17: Continuing with its efforts in preventing the youth from joining the militancy, Jammu and Kashmir Police has rescued 08 minor boys and foiled their plans to join  militant groups during the last one month in Kupwara.

Kupwara police rescued and foiled the plans of four minor boys of village Gulgam to join militant groups when a police party deputed for the purpose near LOC intercepted them. After proper counseling at Police Station Kupwara they were handed over to their parents.

Worth to mention that last week by the timely intervention of District Police Kupwara, four more youth were prevented from joining militant groups. They were identified as Hilal Ahmad Fafoo 18 years old son of Abdul Rashid Fafoo resident of Sheeri Baramulla at present Bumhama Kupwara,  Firdous Ahmad Bhat 19 years old son of Lal Mohammad resident of Bumhama Kupwara, Touseef Ahmad Shah 16 years old son of Maqsood Ahmad resident of Shatmuqam Lolab and Ahteram-ul-Haq Shah 16 years old son of Abdul Ahad Shah resident of Shatmuqam Lolab.

After receiving the information about their fleeing from their homes, police parties were sent to different locations. The parents of the missing boys and their relatives were also involved who have also played the positive role for their motivation and providing timely information with regard to their contact numbers and other details.

During the swift operation, two boys from Shatmuqam Lolab were intercepted from Pulwama area who were heading toward Tral and other 02 boys hailing from Bumhama were intercepted from Vodhpora area who were also planning to move toward Shopian  area.

During the course of investigation, all the 04 boys have confessed that they were going to join the militant ranks as they are being reprimanded by their parents owing to various reasons including poor in studies besides they also fed up with life style at home due to poverty.

All the rescued boys have been properly counseled and motivated for their re-union with the families.

Note, S-07/17/538

Civic Action Programme

Assistance by JK Police helps 3 students with hearing disability to hear and respond

Parents thank DGP for Rs. 12.31 Lakh financial assistance

SRINAGAR, JULY 17: Three students of Modern High School, Rambagh, Srinagar were provided assistance by Jammu and Kashmir Police, enabling them to hear and respond. These students accompanied by their parents, today met the Director General of Police Dr. S.P Vaid at Police Headquarters.

          Shri V.K Singh, when posted as ADGP Security J&K in September 2015, took the initiative of screening fifteen students with hearing disability at Modern High School, Rambagh, Srinagar under Civic Action Plan(CAP). The ENT specialist  at SMHS Hospital Srinagar certified that two students namely Miss Abida Hanief daughter of Mohammad Hanief Lone resident of Old Barzulla Srinagar and Miss Rutba Rashid daughter of Abdul Rashid Hajam resident of Narkara Budgam could be benefited by way of Cochlear Implant Surgery. Accordingly an amount of Rs.12 lakhs were incurred by Police under CAP, through Principal Govt. Medical College Srinagar on their Cochlear Implant Surgery and Rs. thirty one thousand also incurred on account of providing a hearing aid to Mr. Abid Hussain son of Arshad Ahmad resident of Litter Pulwama through M/S Aash Speech & Hearing Clinic Srinagar.

          Cochlear Implant Surgery was conducted by Professor Dr.Rafiq Ahmad Pampori, former Principal GMC, Srinagar, Dr. Rouf Ahmad, HoD, ENT SMHS,Srinagar  and Dr. Aleena, Registrar ENT, SMHS Srinagar. Hearing Aid Implant activity was conducted by Dr. Tariq Ahmad, Audiologist, SMHS Srinagar.

          These students along with their parents/ guardians today called on the DGP and thanked him for the noble gesture and assistance.DGP interacted with student beneficiaries and also their parents/ guardians. He said that it is hearting to note that police efforts have shown good results. He also hailed the efforts of ADGP Sh. V.K Singh, the doctors and AIG Welfare Dr. Haseeb Mughal for getting the disability of the students treated, by medical intervention.

          Pertinent to mention here that Ministry of Social Justice  & Empowerment, GOI has launched a scheme for assistance of such disabled children. Under the scheme Cochlear implants up to Rs. 6 lakhs per unit are provided for children under the age of two years with hearing disability.

 No. MC/PHQ/17-45