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Vehicle Trampled SPO in Udhampur, Driver Arrested in Ramban

An unidentified vehicle rammed SPO Karma Chand on duty late on Friday night at Venus Chowk in Udhampur, killing him on the spot. A vehicle has been caught in Ramban based on CCTV. The animals were being smuggled in. However, it has not been officially confirmed. The police are involved in the investigation of the matter. The body of the SPO has been handed over to the family members after post-mortem.

According to the information, vehicles are checked every day by putting up nakas in different city areas to catch the cattle and drug smugglers. Under this, a Naka was put up at Venus Chowk on Friday night. At around 2.30 pm, a speeding vehicle was signalled by the police to stop.

But the driver, breaking the block, hit the SPO Karma Chand (41), son of Bishan Das resident Samroli, standing in the forefront and escaping. SPO’s accomplices took him to the district hospital, where doctors declared him dead.

As it was night, the police could not see the number of the vehicle. The police immediately informed all the police stations. The vehicle was identified before the CCTV was installed in the Venus Chowk area.

According to sources, the vehicle that hit the road was caught by the police and the driver in the Ramban area. It is being told that the animals were being smuggled from the vehicle. So the driver did not stop the car and ran away, crushing the SPO. The post-mortem of the body was done in the morning in the presence of some family members. However, the police are not ready to say anything in this whole matter.

Amish Mahajan, Content Writer, JK Media 


Delegation of Jammu University Teachers’ Association calls on Lt Governor

Today, the office-bearers of the Jammu University Teachers’ Association called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawan.

The delegation led by the President of the Association, Prof. Pankaj Srivastava, submitted a memorandum of demands to the Lt Governor pertaining to various welfare issues of the teachers of the University including promotion under CAS; grant of earned leave and enhancement of the age of superannuation to 65 years in favour of teachers, and various other benefits as per UGC regulations, besides establishment of housing society exclusively for University teachers.

The Lt Governor, while interacting with the delegation members, advised them to make continuous efforts to create a conducive environment for learning and innovation in the University.

The Lt Governor assured them that the issues projected would be looked into meticulously for their early redressal.

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JKP Border Battalion aspirants submit memorandum to Div Com Jammu

Today, a delegation of aspirants seeking recruitment in the Jammu and Kashmir Police Border Battalion called on Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer.

The Aspirants apprised the Divisional Commissioner that they had applied for the post of Head Constable advertised by the Jammu and Kashmir Police Recruitment Board in 2019 and appeared in Physical and medical tests. But now, the JKP HQRS (police recruitment board) has reissued an advertisement notification for the recruitment of Head Constable in the border battalion.

The Aspirants demanded the withdrawal of the new advertisement issued by JKP HQRS. They further appealed to conduct the written examination of already qualified candidates and give a separate ad for more vacancies.

The Divisional Commissioner gave a patient hearing to the delegation and assured that the matter would be taken up with police authorities.

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Jammu Police Foils Bovine Smuggling Bid, 2 Arrested

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Nagrota police recovered six cattle from a stubble-laden truck going from Jammu to Kashmir. The accused had made a wooden box inside the vehicle. Although cattle were kept hidden inside this box, the top and front of the box were loaded with straw so that the police personnel posted at the checkpoints did not even know that cattle were being smuggled in the truck.

The vehicle driver, Obad-ul-Rehman resident of Belicharana and his companion Murad Ali resident of Belicharana, Satwari, were arrested. A case was registered against both of them at Nagrota police station for violating the order of the district commissioner and cruelty to cattle. The police are not even denying that the accused must have stolen these cattle from somewhere. The interrogation of both is on.

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On the midnight of Wednesday, Thursday, on strong information about cattle smuggling, police personnel blocked the Ban toll plaza on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. During this, vehicle number JK02AW-5753, carrying straw from Jammu to Kashmir, was stopped by the police personnel for investigation. However, when the people in the vehicle were asked about their destination, they could not answer satisfactorily.

Due to suspicion of the words of both the occupants of the vehicle, the police personnel searched the vehicle. When the stubble was removed, the police personnel found a wooden box inside the vehicle. When I looked inside the box, there were cattle there. After the cattle were recovered from the vehicle, the people tried to run away, but the police personnel did not let them escape. The vehicle was seized on the spot. Both the passengers in it were taken into custody.

Amish Mahajan

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