Sensitive Case: Police conduct searches in South Kashmir

Srinagar: Following due process of law, Jammu Kashmir Police after obtaining search warrants from a competent court, conducted search operations at twin places of two districts of South Kashmir’s Pulwama and Bijbehara district.

The statement issued by Zonal Police Headquarters doesn’t reveal why searches were conducted but a top police official said that it is a sensitive case and due process of law was followed.

“We obtained search warrants from a competent court. Whatever incriminating material we have recovered will be produced before the court of law to strengthen our stand,” said a top cop.

Sources said that at Samboora and Bijbehara, searches were conducted for couple of hours together. The police took assistance of Army and CRPF to conduct these searches.

A statement issued by police stated that: “On the strength of search warrants, Budgam Police conducts searches in Samboora and Bijbehara.”

“Continuing investigation of a sensitive case registered at Budgam, search warrants were obtained from the competent court and accordingly three places in Bijbehara and Samboora were searched. Pertinently the assistance of Anantnag police and Awantipora police were taken in the search besides independent witnesses,” the statement read.

It added that: “incriminating materials recovered during the search have been duly processed for judicial endorsement. Investigation of the case is under progress.”


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