04 July 2022 News

News Briefs for 04 July 2022

Sticky Bombs, Ammuntion Recovered In Rajouri: Police

Jammu , July 04 : A militant hideout was busted in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, leading to the recovery of six sticky bombs along with other arms and ammunition, police said on Monday. The hideout was busted at the disclosure of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Talib Hussain Shah who along with his associate Faisal Ahmad Dar were overpowered by people and handed over to police in a remote village in Reasi district on Sunday, a police official said. He said Shah revealed the presence of a hideout in his Draj village of Rajouri during questioning and accordingly a raid was carried out and the hideout was busted.

BJP Disowns Militant Talib, Congress Calls for Interrogation of Leaders

Jammu , July 04 : The BJP on Monday denied claims that a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant nabbed in Reasi in Jammu and Kashmir was its member, even as the Congress and others attacked the saffron party and demanded a high-level probe. BJP spokesperson Abhinav Sharma claimed the captured militant, Talib Hussain Shah of Rajouri, visited the party headquarters by posing as a reporter of a news portal under a conspiracy to conduct recce at the behest of his handlers across the border to target the party leadership. He rejected claims that Shah was minority cell`s IT in-charge in J-K and demanded that the security of the BJP office and leaders be strengthened.

Militant Was Associated With A Political Party: DGP

Jammu , July 04 : Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Talib Hussain Shah was briefly associated with a political party and also posed himself as a mediaperson, Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Monday. However, he said such type of elements would continue to make attempts to take cover anywhere to carry forward their anti-national activities and that police are duty-bound to arrest them. The DGP was interacting with reporters in the Mahore area of Reasi district, where he had gone to convey his appreciation to the villagers who helped police arrest two most-wanted LeT militants Shah, the mastermind behind a recent series of explosions in Rajouri, and his associate Faisal Ahmad Dar of Pulwama.

Gupkar Alliance will contest JK polls, together: Farooq and Mehbooba

Srinagar , July 04 : The National Conference and the PDP the major constituents of the Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration said on Monday that the grouping will jointly contest the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. We will contest the elections together. There is a political party that said that they have left the alliance.

Any move to replace G.A Mir in Congress will have disastrous ramifications: Kadfeen

Srinagar July 04 ( KNS ) , July 04 : Congress leader Kadfeen Choudhary on Monday stated that any move aimed at disempowering the incumbent JKPCC Chief G.A Mir and installing any turncoat politician is going to prove calamitous for the party at this crucial juncture. "It is going to be akin to militating against the wishes and aspirations of the party cadres across Jammu and Kashmir if any action is taken that would replace G.A. Mir with any other person in the party.

Fruit growers thank LG for facilitating movement of trucks on NH-44

Waris Fayaz Sopore , July 04 : Fruit growers and dealers on Monday welcomed the decision of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant governor, Manoj Sinha for facilitating the movement of trucks on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. Talking to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , president Fruit Mandi Sopore, Fayaz Ahmed Malik said that they are thankful to LG Manoj Sinha for his timely intervention and they are hopeful that directions passed by LG would be strictly implemented on ground. He also said that they welcome Amarnath Yatris as they as well and they feel relieved as trucks loaded with fresh fruits were heading to their respective destinations.

DGP J&K visits Mahore; appreciates the bravery of villagers

Srinagar July 04 (KNS) , July 04 : Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh visited Mahore in district Reasi to appreciate the bravery of villagers of Tuksan Dhok. He was accompanied by ADGP Jammu Shri Mukesh Singh. The DGP was received by DIG Udhampur Reasi Range, Mohammad Suleiman Choudhary, SSP Reasi, Amit Gupta, CO 58 RR Mahore Y R Siddhi and jurisdictional officers of Mahore.

Kashmiri Pandits are integral part of Kashmiri society: Altaf Bukhari

JAMMU , July 04 : Apni Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari has said that Kashmiri Pandit community is an inseparable and integral part of Kashmiri society. Altaf Bukhari was addressing an impressive joining programme at Apni Party Office in Gandhi Nagar, Jammu which was organized by Youth Wing State General Secretary Abhay Bakaya. Over 18 prominent people, intellectuals, National Conference and PDP leaders joined Apni Party in presence of Altaf Bukhari sahab.

Jammu And Kashmir Man Charged For Delivering Hate Speech: Cops

Jammu , July 04 : A man, who allegedly delivered a hate speech during a protest against former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma's controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad, was booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district on Monday, police said. Adil Gafoor, a resident of Bhaderwah, was arrested on June 12 when the town was under curfew in the wake of communal tension triggered by Sharma's remarks and several social media posts by local right-wing activists in her support.