10 ‘absconders’ held in Pulwama after two decades: J-K Police

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SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police in Pulwama have arrested 10 ‘absconders’ who were evading their arrest for the last two decades.

“Police in Pulwama constituted a special team to nab the absconders who were evading their arrest. After strenuous efforts, the special team was able to arrest 10 absconders who were evading their arrest for the last two decades,” police said in a statement issued here on Wednesday.

These absconders, police said, are involved in “heinous cases” registered at the police stations of Rajpora and Pulwama.

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The accused have been identified as Manzoor Ganai son of Abdullah Ganai, Bashir Ganai son of Abdul Ahad, Aziz Bakshi son of Nabir Bakshi, Gulzar Sheikh son of Mohda Sheikh, Mushtaq Ah Lone son of Abdullah Lone, all residents of Drabgam Rajpora; Javied Ahmad Shah son of Gh Mohammad Shah, resident of Bagat Barzullah at present Dangerpora Nowgam; Abdul Hamid Parray son of Gh Ahmad Parray, resident of Pandit Pora Ballah Tangmarg; Mushtaq Ahmad Bhat son of Gh Mohammad Bhat, resident of Jagir Parigam; Ab Hamid Bhat son of Wali Mohammad Bhat, resident of Tenpuna Pulwama and Mohd Afzal Malik son of Abdul Rahim Malik, resident of Ugergund Newa.

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“All the arrested absconders have been produced before Court for further disposal,” he said, adding, “Our consistent actions against anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police have resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities,” the statement added.

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