The Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar has ordered installation of CCTVs outside shops and other commercial establishments across the district to keep a watch on terrorist activities, criminals, anti-social and anti-national elements.

According to an order issued by DC Srinagar, a copy of which is with Zee News in view of the ongoing threat relating to the recent increased incidents of selective attacks on civilians in J&K by anti-national and subversive elements. This requires a range of measures, including the use of appropriate technologies, to protect life and property.


Advances in technology are being taken advantage of by every sector, whether education, investment, management, health, or public service, and that many states/union territories of the Union of India are now serving as a tool for monitoring public movements, the order said. in use of video surveillance. and to prevent crime and terrorism.

“The role of CCTV cameras in improving safety and security cannot be overstated as they not only help in prevention, monitoring and detection of crime but are very important tools for law enforcement agencies in prosecuting and prosecuting criminals/ Bring the criminal to the book,” it said.


It reads that the vital importance of immediate installation of CCTV has been emphasized in several security review meetings at high level.

“There are many banking and financial business establishments like banks/ATMs, jewelery shops, petrol pumps, shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, cinema halls, liquor and beer shops, food joints, ready-made garment shops, showrooms, small markets . Educational institutions, places of worship, bus stands, railway stations, airport hospitals and offices, where transactions are made in cash or frequented by large numbers of people with the possibility of gathering of 50 or more people at a time Where CCTV cameras are not installed to cover the outer areas of such establishments.


It further states that criminals, anti-social and anti-national elements have targeted these business establishments in the past, causing loss of life and property.

“Installation of such CCTVs will not only help in controlling crime, but will also help in trade, tourism and overall development of society by preventing and preventing terrorist activities, preventing threat to human life and safety, thereby Security can be improved. Union Territories and Public Order and Peace. ,

“Now therefore in exercise of the powers conferred on me on the basis of Section 144 CrPC. PC, 1973, 1, Mohammad Ijaz, IAS, District Magistrate, Srinagar, hereby makes this order in writing for strict compliance by the owners of such establishments and market associations of such markets, whether registered or not, for a period of two weeks. shall take the following steps within (14 days) from the date of publication of this order.”

As per the order, the cameras should be installed/located in such a way that they cover the entry and exit points of establishments/market association of shops and the entry and exit points of parking lots up to 40 meters of access areas.

It reads that they are required to provide CCTV footage to the police and other law enforcing agencies whenever a demand is made.

It further reads that this order shall come into force with effect from 5th April 2022 and shall remain in force for a period of 60 days, unless withdrawn earlier, and is subject to further extension or amendment.

NIA raids various places in Kashmir

The National Investigation Agency launched a search operation at various places in the Kashmir Valley since early Friday. NIA raids were going on in Srinagar, Budgam and many other areas.

An official said that raids are being conducted in a case related to terrorist activities of some people, whose residence is being raided. He further said that NIA is conducting raids in these areas with the help of local police and CRPF.

He said that the NIA raided several houses in Baramulla as well as in Srinagar. Over the past three years, the NIA has taken over several cases related to hawala funding and terror crimes and have arrested dozens so far.

Huge amount of arms, ammunition recovered in Akhnoor

The Border Security Force has claimed to have recovered a huge cache of arms along the International Border in Akhnoor sector.

According to a statement issued by the BSF, he said in a special search operation of BSF Jammu, which was launched next to the fence of Paranal sub-region on Akhnoor International Border and a huge cache of arms and ammunition was recovered.

Alert BSF personnel have recovered one AK 47 rifle, 20 AK 47 rounds, 02 rifle magazines, 02-02 Italian made pistols, 40 pistol rounds and 04 pistol magazines, the statement said.

It states that intelligence was received about attempts by Pak-based ANE to smuggle arms into Indian territory.

“BSF personnel were put on high alert and regularly patrolled the area between the fence and the IB. Our zero-line checking this morning, BSF party recovered a bag full of arms and ammunition from IB which was to be smuggled towards India and thus averted a major tragedy,” it reads.

Speaking on the occasion, DIG PSO Jammu, SK Singh said that BSF jawans seized huge quantity of arms and ammunition along the International Border and once again exposed the evil designs of Pakistan based ANE.

He further said that BSF is always on high alert and is committed to protect the international border. “It is the hard work and dedication of the soldiers that resulted in this important seizure.”