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Jammu: 6 drug peddlers arrested, drugs recovered

In Its recent action against drug dealings and to neutralised the activities of drug peddlers within the district, Kathua Police under the overall supervision of SSP Kathua Sh. R C Kotwal-JKPS today recovered approx. 5.04 grams of Heroin (Chitta) like narcotics from Khanpur area of Rajbagh Police Station, 06 persons were arrested, 01 vehicle alongwith narcotics seized on spot.

A Police team led by PSI Swaran Singh IC PP Marheen under the supervision of SDPO Border Sh. Sachit Mahajan-JKPS during patrolling duty in its jurisdictional area near Khanpur noticed one suspicious vehicle(Mahindra Bolero) bearing Reg. No. JK08K-1923 which was enrouted towards Link road Khanpur when reached near Banyari Pul, was directed to stop for checking. On physical checking of 1. Rajesh Singh S/o Subhash Singh R/o Dharalta Tehsil Billawar 2. Sandeep Sharma S/o Sat Paul Sharma R/o Banhore Tehsil Mahanpur 3. Pankaj Sharma S/o Dev Raj R/o Pallan Tehsil Billawar 4. Sourav Sharma S/o Subash Chander R/o Dambra Tehsil Mahanpur 5.Mukesh Kumar S/o Des Raj R/o Kupdi Tehsil Mahanpur containing approx. 5.04 grams chitta like narcotics was recovered from their illegal possession. Thereafter all the recovered narcotics was seized and all the six persons were arrested on spot. On this a case vide FIR No. 04/2022 U/S 8/21/22/29 NDPS Act has been registered at Police Station Rajbagh while further investigation is underway.

District Police consistent efforts against drug peddlers try to reassure the community members that we are making untiring efforts to keep our society free from the scourge of drug menace.


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Former Minister, Pahari Tribe ST Forum delegation call on Lt Governor

Several delegations including former Minister; members of Pahari Tribe ST Forum and Youth leader from Bhaderwah today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan.

Sh. Abdul Ghani Kohli, former Minister met the Lt Governor and projected various welfare issues of Gujjar and Bakerwal communities pertaining to proper arrangements for Gujjar & Bakwerwal population in view of the winter season; tribal funds; Insurance for sheep; spreading awareness among Gujjar and Bakerwal communities regarding welfare policies & schemes, besides other concerns of the general public.

Meanwhile, a three-member delegation of the Pahari Tribe ST Forum led by Adv. Ahsan Mirza and accompanied by Adv. Gurdev Singh Thakur and Sh. Sajjad Mirza submitted a memorandum of demands to the Lt Governor pertaining to ST status for Pahari people, functioning of Pahari Advisory Board and other concerning issues of Pahari youth.

Later, Advocate Mohammad Majid Malik, a youth leader from Bhaderwah also called on the Lt Governor and apprised him about various issues of Bhaderwah including the declaration of Jammu University campus into a full-fledged University; construction of Chattargalla tunnel; the opening of Bhaderwah-Chamba and Bhaderwah-Bani road; Mini Secretariat and several youth-related issues.

While interacting with the delegations, the Lt Governor observed that J&K Government has adopted citizen-centric policies and is steadfastly working on all fronts for the development and welfare of people belonging to every community.

We are committed to making every section of society an equal stakeholder in the development process of the UT, the Lt Governor said.

The Lt Governor assured the members of the delegations that the genuine issues put forth by them would be given due consideration. He impressed upon them to keep projecting the issues of public welfare and development of the region.

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Jammu: Husband arrested for killing wife

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A man was arrested for killing his 23-year-old wife and trying to mislead the investigators by projecting the murder as suicide in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Saturday.

Nishu Devi, a resident of Pasyal Dharalta village of Batote, was found hanging at her house on January 23 and inquest proceedings were initiated to ascertain the actual cause of the death, a police spokesperson said.

He said the postmortem of the deceased was conducted at district hospital Ramban and the body handed over to legal heirs for last rites.

During the course of inquiry, parents of the deceased alleged that their daughter was murdered by her husband and his family as they had been torturing and harassing her, the spokesperson said.

Pawan Kumar, husband of the deceased, was detained and questioned. He confessed to killing his wife by strangulating her and later hung her body to pass it as a case of suicide to mislead the police, he said.

The officials said the accused was arrested and booked for murder besides attempting to bribe a public servant to escape punishment.

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