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J&K to get five new police stations, creation of 310 posts of various ranks

Last Updated on January 2, 2022 at 10:47 am

In an attempt to enhance the strength and widen its reach Jammu and Kashmir gears up to set up five new police stations after the government on Saturday sanctioned their establishment. These police stations will be established in Budgam and Srinagar districts.

As per official notification, creation of police units in Srinagar city includes in Shalteng, Sangam, Khimber, Tengpora and Mouchwa.

Official notification read that in terms of clause (s) of section 2 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, sanction is accorded to create following Police Units: i) Police Station, Shalteng, District Srinagar, ii) Police Station, Sangam, District Srinagar, iii) Police Post, Khimber under the Police Station Zakoora, District Srinagar. iv) Police Post, Tengpora under the Police Station, Batamaloo, district Srinagar. v) Police Post, Mouchwa under the Police Station, Chadoora, District Budgam.

The order further read that police post upgradation includes up-gradation of i) Police Post, Bemina to Police Station, Bemina, ii) Police Post, Chanapora to Police Station, Chanapora, iii) Police Post, Ahmed Nagar to Police Station, Ahmed Nagar. The territorial jurisdiction of these Police Units shall be notified.

The aim of establishing these police units is to curb the various crimes in these localities and to provide the service to public at the door steps. Also, as per reports, these police stations will help to provide service to people nearby as people had to travel long distances to file complaint and other grievance redressal.

Also, creation of 310 posts of various ranks, with 49 new posts for assistant sub-inspector, 246 for constable and 15 for follower has been sanctioned by government.