Militant attack fallout: Police officer attached for alleged laxity


Jammu Kashmir Police on Tuesday attached a police officer for showing laxity in his official duties. The order was issued after the recent militant attack on 3 migrant workers from Bihar in Gagren area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police south Kashmir range, Rayees Muhammad Bhat in this regard issued an order which reads that in view of the incident occurred at Gagren Shopian, Inspector Ghulam Jeelani Bhat is attached to RPHQ Anantnag pending inquiry.

“This order shall have immediate effect,” the order added.

Notably, on July 13 evening, three non-local labourers from Bihar – Anmol Kumar, Pintu Kumar Thakur and Heralal were shot at and injured by suspected militants.

Shopian district this year witnessed only one militant-related incident. On 12 April, militants managed to escape after an encounter in Chakoora village. [KNT]

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