J&K: Police to deny security clearance for passport, govt services to stone pelters

Sunday, 1 August 2021 (22:02 IST)
New Delhi: The CID wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police has stated that security clearance required for passports and other government services will be denied for those involved in stone-pelting and other crimes against the state.

"All the field units of CID SB-Kashmir are hereby directed to ensure that during verification related to passport, service and any other verification related to government services/schemes, the subject's involvement in law & order, stone-pelting cases and other crime prejudicial to the security of the state be specifically looked into and same must be corroborated from local police station records," the police said in a statement here on Sunday.

The statement 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 during the verification. (UNI)

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