Prime Accused in 2015 Hazaribagh Court Shootout Case Nabbed from Jammu

The prime accused in the 2015 Hazaribagh court shootout, in which a gangster and his aides were killed, was arrested here and he was formerly with the army, police said on Sunday. Avtar Singh, a resident of Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district, was hired by the conspirators of the crime for his sharp-shooting skills. He took voluntary retirement from the army after carrying out the shootout at the district court in Jharkhand, they said.

He has been handed over to

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Unable to Repay Loan, Jammu and Kashmir Man Stages Own ‘Kidnapping’ and Flees from Home

Unable to repay money borrowed from neighbours for his daughter’s marriage, a Jammu and Kashmir resident staged his own “kidnapping” and fled from home but was traced by police within 24 hours of receiving a complaint. The man, a resident of Udhampur district in Jammu, also tried to falsely implicate his sister-in-law with whom he had some dispute.

According to the police, a man filed a complaint at Tikri police post on Wednesday that his son had gone missing under

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IAF Joins Fire Fighting Operation as Forest Blaze Rages in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur

The fire has engulfed a vast forest area and the damage to wildlife is enormous. PTI

The fire has engulfed a vast forest area and the damage to wildlife is enormous. PTI

The fire in Daya Dhar forest started on Sunday and engulfed a vast area, damaging hundreds of trees, the officials said.

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The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday joined a fire fighting operation to control a massive forest fire in Ghordi block in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The fire

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