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State high court summoned the records of the court of Special Judge Anti Corruption, Jammu in File no. 138/M which had been disposed off by the Trial Court on July 22, 2013 granting four month’s time to the State Vigilance Organization for concluding the preliminary enquiry into the alleged double drawl of POL by the vehicles attached with the Deputy Chief Minister. The record was summoned by Justice Virender Singh after hearing Advocate SS Ahmed appearing for the petitioner and Dy A G Z S Watali for the state.


Ghulam Sayed, 32, a forest guard committed suicide by using a licensed gun at his residence at Ward No. 1, in Seora, Rajouri town. Police have said the victim fired with .12 bore gun on self and got critically injured. He was rushed to district hospital where doctors declared him as dead. The police registered a case and started investigation. The immediate cause behind the incident could not be known.


A cement laden truck turned turtle on canal Road opposite Government Gandhi Memorial (GGM) Science College and rammed into the nearby shops, resulting into the loss of property. The truck was on its way to Sunderbani, district Rajouri from Bari-Brahmana. The exact loss of the property could not be ascertained yet, while a case under relevant sections has been registered at Canal Road Police Post and investigation started, the police informed.


One got injured and around a dozen people were trapped in flash floods in Kargil town, Ladakh and a portion of Srinagar-Leh national Highway was washed away after a cloudburst hit many areas. Officials said that due to this cloudburst water level of the streams flowing through Kargil rose suddenly with water entering the houses in the township and inundating them. Police, district administration and Army are out and rescue operation has been launched.


National Teeka Express, an initiative to protect children from life-threatening diseases, was launched by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad in Rajasthan’s Alwar district. Vaccines of seven deadly diseases will be disturbed in villages and hamlet under this scheme. Besides, about 1,000 vehicles would be used to distribute vaccines and complementary logistics in 69 high priority districts, officials said.


Six persons, all from Himachal Pradesh, were arrested and a banned rare medicinal herb Naag Shatri worth Rs 4 crore was recovered from their possession by a team of Forest Department. 13 quintal of banned rare herb Naag Shatri was packed in 32 gunny bags. Earlier on July 28, Jammu and Kashmir Excise and Taxation Department had seized Rs 3 crore worth of Naag Shatri from Lakhanpur Inter-State Toll Plaza in Kathua district.


Police have raided house of Naseer hussain Mirza and arrested three persons including a woman and recovered illegal drugs from their possession in Darhal area. They have recovered 82 bottles of corex and 767 capsules from their possession. A case FIR No. 38/2013 was registered in this connection.


Police rescued 11 bovine animals and arrested two smugglers. A police spokesperson said a police party led by SHO Parveez Sajjad from Jhajjar Kotli Police Station laid a naka near Domail and intercepted a truck bearing registration number JK02AC-9811. A case under FIR number 103/13 under Section 188 RPC, 3/5 PCA Act has been registered at Jhajjar Kotli Police Station and investigation started.


Judicial Magistrate Jammu awarded two years imprisonment to Jatinder Singh who was facing trial in an accident case after 11 years long investigation and trial. As per the police report an accident took place at Last Morh Gandhi on November 13, 2002, in which Satish Kumar and Pran Krishan were injured. The accident took place due to rash and negligent driving by Jatinder Singh. Later, both the injured succumbed to their injuries.


In the spurious drug case, Crime Branch Jammu has booked an Assistant Scientific Officer of FSL Srinagar and others for preparing a false and fabricated opinion on chemical analysis of Maximum -625.  The officer’s opinion was cross checked after the sample of the said drug was send to CFSL New Delhi. The case is registered and further investigations are on.


The state government has decided to release 10 prisoners on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr while a list of 50 others has been prepared whose cases have been sent to the respective district screening committees for comments. A senior police official said that the government has sought a list of prisoners who are in jails under minor charges. It was also said that the release of the prisoners would take place in a phased manner and in the first phase only 10 would be released.


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