Absconders arrested in Awantipora, says J&K Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Police in Awantipora area on Friday were said to have arrested absconders who were evading their arrest for a long time.

“Two warrants under section 512 CrPc issued by Hon’ble Court of Principal District and Sessions Judge Pulwama and Hon’ble Munsif Court Pulwama pending with Police Station Awantipora against two accused persons namely Tariq Ahmad Lone son of Late Abdul Khaliq Lone, resident of Karphali Mohalla Shaheedgunj A/P Khanyar and Gulzar Ahmad Chechoo son of Ghulam Rasool, resident of Aabi Nowpora Dalgate, were executed,” a police spokesman said in a statement issued to the news agency KNO.

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Both the accused persons who were involved in case FIR numbers 142/1989 and 130/1996 of Police Station Awantipora and were evading their arrest for the last 34 years and 27 years respectively, were arrested by a special police team, police said.

Subsequently, the arrested accused persons were produced before the respective Court of Law. Similarly, a special team of Police Station Tral under the supervision of SDPO Tral Suhail Ahmed Rishi also executed a warrant under section 512 CrPc, issued by Court of JMIC Court Tral against an accused namely Abdul Samad Malla alias Samad Inqelabi son of Late Ab Rehman Malla, resident of Gunistan Sumbal who was evading his arrest from last seven years and was involved in case FIR No. 49/2017 of Police Station Tral, the statement reads.

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The accused person was arrested from Gunistan Sumbal area. Subsequently, the arrested accused was produced before the Court of Law.

“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,” police said.

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