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No passport clearance for stone-pelters in JK, orders issued

Srinagar, August 1

The CID wing of the Jamp;K Police has ordered the denial of security clearance required for passport and other government services to all those involved in stone-pelting or subversive activities.

In an order issued on Saturday, the SSP, CID, Special Branch (SB), Kashmir, has directed all the field units under it to ensure that the person’s involvement in law and order, stone-pelting cases, and other crime prejudicial to the security of the state be specifically looked into during verification related to passport, service and any other verification related to government schemes.

“The same must be corroborated from the local police station records,” the order read. The Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) also said digital evidence, like CCTV footage, photographs, videos and audio clips, quadcopter images available in the records of the police, security forces and security agencies be also referred to during the verification.

“Any subject found involved in any such cases must be denied the security clearance,” the SSP, CID-SB, Kashmir, added. — PTI

Welcome step, says BJP’s ut unit

Jamp;K BJP chief Ravinder Raina on Sunday welcomed the administration’s decision to deny security clearance for government services to those involved in stone-pelting or subversive activities
It is a great step and will serve as a severe blow to those conspiring against the country and fleeing abroad to escape accountability, he said

CID SSP for thorough probe into applicants’ antecedents

The SSP, CID, Special Branch, Kashmir, has directed officials to ensure that applicants’ involvement in crimes be specifically looked into during verification related to any government scheme or service
Digital evidence, like CCTV footage, photographs, videos and audio clips, quadcopter images available in the records of the police, security forces and security agencies should also be referred to during the verification

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