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Geelani condemns ‘arrest’ of Hurriyat Chief Spokesman

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday strongly condemned the arrest of Hurriyat Chief Spokesman Gh. Ahmad Gulzar from his residence by police personnel. In a statement Hurriyat(G) chairman termed Gulzar’s “illegal detention unlawful and unjustifie.” Geelani strongly criticized police action and said that political space is being “denied by creating […]

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Missing from May 25, Tral man arrested with weapon

Srinagar, May 28: Government forces on Wednesday claimed to have arrested a man who was missing from May 25 during a cordon-and-search operation at Nagpathri area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The forces also claimed to have recovered a weapon from his possession. A police officer told GNS that a joint team of […]

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BDO Sopore caught red handed accepting bribe by Anti Corruption Bureau

Srinagar: Block Development Officer, Sopore on Wednesday was caught red handed accepting bribe. “Today 22nd of May-2019 a written complaint was lodged with Anti-Corruption Bureau (North Kashmir), by a daily wage worker in Block Sopore who alleged that Block Development officer Sopore, namely Ab. Rashid Ahanger demands bribe for releasing their wages,” an official statement […]

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Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law arrested in Pakistan

Lahore: Outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa’s top leader and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said on Wednesday. Makki, head of JuD’s political and international affairs wing and in-charge of its charity Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation (FIF), was arrested during a government crackdown against […]

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Two arrested with 210 kg poppy in Jammu

Jammu: Two suspected drug peddlers were arrested here Wednesday with 210 kg poppy and Rs 90,000 in cash, officials said. A police party stopped a truck for checking in Bagh-e-Bahu area and recovered 210 kg of poppy and Rs 90,000 cash from their possession, they said. Following the recovery, truck driver Dalbir Singh and conductor […]

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Kashmir: Wanted Jaish militant arrested in Srinagar

Srinagar: A wanted militant of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) was arrested by a Special team of Delhi police with the assistance of state police from outskirts of Srinagar, official sources said on Tuesday. He said a special team of Delhi police, along with state police, raided a place in Soura area on the city outskirts and arrested […]

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JeM militant arrested in Anantnag

Anantnag: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday claimed to have arrested a militant from Dorru area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district. The militant has been identified as Hilal Naikoo, in affiliation with JeM outfit. The spokesman said that arms and ammunition were also recovered from the militant. “#JeM #terrorist Hilal Naikoo arrested from #Dooru […]