Director General of Police, Dr. S.P. Vaid today sanctioned special reward for seven wards of serving police personnel who have qualified competitive exams conducted by Board of Professional Examination.
The reward of Rupees Ten thousand each has been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund to encourage and inspire the school going children of police personnel. Thos who have been awarded are two MBBS, two BPT and three B.Tech qualifiers. They are Yasir Fayaz, Arfat Ahmad Wani, Junaid Ahmad Bhar, Ameet Kour, Mohammad Asim Khan, Farhana Inayat and Wasim Akram.
Scholarships in different categories are given to the police wards out of contributory police welfare fund with the aim to inculcate a spirit of competition and prepare them for competitive exams of professional courses. (PTK).
In its efforts to hone the skills of talented youth of State, Jammu and Kashmir Police under civic action programme is organizing a sports festival in Southern parts of Kashmir.
“The endeavour will channelize and boost the talent of budding players of the State both in boys and girls category. Various sports events under the age group of 19 will be played at District, Range, Zone and State levels,” a police statement said on Wednesday.
The interesting teams and individuals of all districts of South Kashmir are informed that they can collect and subsequently submit entry forms for 1st phase at their respective DySP DAR Offices by or before 12th of August, 2017.
The 1st phase of the event will commence on 23rd August, 2017 and will culminate on 30th August, 2017. The finalists of 1st phase will compete in 2nd phase of South Kashmir Range Sports Festival with the finalists of other districts of South Kashmir.
Various games including T20 Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Kabbadi, Tug of War, Karrate, 200 Metres race for boys, 100 Metres race for girls, Javelin throw, Discus throw (02 kilograms for boys, 01 kilograms for girls), Shot put 4.5 kilograms for both boys and girls, Kho-Kho, Wushu will be played in the Sports event.
A Civilian youth was killed on tuesday after govt forces opened fire on protesters near the encounter site at Hakripora village of Pulwama district. Sources said that many protesters sustained injuries in fresh firing by forces during clashes near and around the gunfight site. The deceased identified Firdous Ahmad of Begumbagh, Kakapora was brought dead to the hospital. He was hit with a bullet on his chest, Medical Superintendent said.
A fierce gunfight broke out between militants and forces in Hakripora village of Pulwama district in southern part of Kashmir on Tuesday morning, reports said
Reports reaching here said that three militants including top Lashkar Commander Abu Dujana and Arif Lilhari are trapped in the gunfight.
Police sources said that an operation was launched in the village around 4 am after inputs about the presence of militants in the village.
Gunshots were heard as the cordon was being laid, sources said, adding “As the forces approached towards the suspected spot, the militants hiding inside opened fire, triggering an encounter,” he said.
Meanwhile, authorities have suspended Internet services across the district to prevent ‘law and order problems’.
Some news reports said the operatuon was over and the trapped militants were killed but police is yet to confirm the killing. “We also are told that they are killed but let the bodies be recovered first,” one police officer said.
A man handed over his eight-year-old daughter to an elderly landlord as a mortgage after failing to pay him back Rs100,000 loan in Tando Bago town.
The shameful deal came to light when Ms Soomri Machhi approached Tando Bago police station and complained that her husband Achar Machhi had sold off her daughter Nazia, 8, to an old landlord Ali Murad Chandio in Pathan Water village near the town.
Police raided the village to recover the girl and returned her to her mother who accused his husband of having sold the girl for Rs100,000.
Tando Bago SHO Ali Anwer Leghari confirmed the girl had been sold and said further investigation was under way.
Achar Machhi told journalists that he had handed over his daughter as mortgage after having failed to pay back the loan he had taken from the landlord.
Police did not register an FIR nor made any arrest in the case.
A family in central Kashmir’s Budgam district has claimed that their grandson, who was affiliated with Al-Qaeda militant outfit, was killed in a US drone strike in Khurasan area of Afghanistan in July this year
The family of slain Abdullah-Ibn-Aijaz, a 15-year-old militant, claimed that their grandson was among the al-Qaeda militants killed in the US drone strike.
Abdullah Ibn-Aijaz alias Abu Umair, is a son of Aijaz Ahanger, a former Kashmiri militant of Harkatul-Mujahideen, who was reported missing by his family in 1995 but had actually crossed the border and lived in Afghanistan.
Abu Umair was also grandson of Abdullah Gazali, a former chief of Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen outfit who resides at a village in Berwah pocket of central Kashmir. Ghazali, originally Abdul Ghani Dar, was one of the oldest militants when he was captured by the government forces in 1992 as the chief of TeM.
“I was arrested in 1992 and lodged at Rangret jail,” Dar, told Kashmir Reader adding that he among others he met a young, noble, sincere and handsome boy Ajaz Ahmad Ahanger, a resident of Nawakadal area of Srinagar, inside the jail. Ajaz was a militant, and was arrested and detained in the same jail,” he added. “After we were released, I decided to marry one of my daughters with him. He accepted the proposal and marriage was solemnized in 1995,” he said.
He said that after his release, Ahanger was not allowed by the forces to live a normal and peaceful life. “A few months later he went missing and didn’t return ever since,” Dar said. He said that a few months later, a militant told them on his arrival from Pakistan that he had spotted Ahanger there. He said that Ahanger later shifted to Afghanistan and remained in touch with the family on telephone. He said that the family attempted to persuade him to return but he refused. Finally, his son and wife were sent to Afghanistan on a valid passport. They (Ahanger’s wife and son) even returned in 203 and stayed with the family back home for three months.
Aijaz Ahanger has four children-two sons Abdullah and Muhammad and two daughters, Sayima and Sabra. Both his sons have joined Al-Qaida. “Abdullah Ibn Ajaz-15 was the elder son and got martyrdom on 20-July this year in US drone attack,” Dar told Kashmir Reader.
We got a call from them on Friday informing us that Abdullah-Ibn-Ajaz has been killed along with his three associates, in a drone attack. (KR).