Police say, ‘Verifications will be Completed Expeditiously in Pulwama’



J&K Police Wednesday said that verifications for passport, character certificates are not completed expeditely and sometimes inordinate delays occur.

This was revealed during an interaction between SP Pulwama and citizens of the district early today.

“SP Pulwama Rayees Mohammad Bhat assured the public during this interaction that under the provisions of Public Services Guarantee Act, police is duty bound to provide services with regard to verification within a stipulated time,” J&K Police spokesperson said in its daily press statement.

SP appealed the public whosoever requires character certificate should directly approach District Police Office (DPO) Pulwama for better and quick service.

Giving details SP Pulwama said that for the issuance of character certificate, SP concerned is the designated officer and is bound to provide the services within 15 days.

“The first appellate for the services is Range DIG and the second appellate is Zonal IGP and for the certification of identity SHO concerned is the designated officer and is bound to provide services within 07 days. The first appellate for the services is Dy SP Hqrs concerned SDPO and the second appellate is District SP,” the spokesperson informed.

Meanwhile, civil society delegations visited District Police office Awantipora on Tuesday.

Following the directions of Hon’ble Chief Minister J&K, Superintendent of Police Awantipora Shridhar Patil spread yesterday exclusively for general public in his office.

A number of delegations from civil society Pampore, Awantipora, Tral, Khrew and Bathen visited and interacted with SP Awantipora. They put forth their grievances which were heard patiently and necessary directions were given for their redressal on spot. They also gave some suggestions for better police public relations and were assured for their implementation, the spokesperson said.

The JKP statement also said that continuing its efforts to eradicate drug menace, police in Awantipora arrested a drug peddler and recovered 1.5 kilograms of charas from his possession.

Acting on a tip off, a police party headed by SHO Police Station Awantipora apprehended a man identified as Ashiq Hussain Bhat son of Mohammad Ramzan resident of Chersoo Awantipora. On his search 1.5 Kilograms of pure Charas powder was recovered from his possession. A case FIR number 48/2016 under section 8/20 NDPS Act was registered against him and investigation was taken up.


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