Chenab Valley Road Mishaps: Govt Deploys Additional SRTC Buses

SRINAGAR — To arrest the trend of frequent accidents of public buses in Chenab valley, Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Transport Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, Wednesday directed the officers to deploy additional buses for various routes of Chenab valley.

A formal order issued today by Dr Samoon reads that G M Saroori, MLA Inderwal has requested Chief Secretary for deployment of SRTC buses on different routes to avoid frequent accidents.

“Furnish a detailed deployment plan of SRTC buses for Chenab valley to cover these routes within a week,” order issued by Dr Samoon reads.

The routes where additional SRTC buses will ply include Kashtwar to Kuchall, Kishtiwar to Patnazi, Kishtiwar to Keshwan, Kishtwar to singpora, Kishtiwar to SigdiBhata, Kishtwar to Chingam(Watser), Kishtiwar to Binda Chigam, Thathri to Tanta, Thathri to Chatter, Kishtiwar to Tatani, Kishtiwar to Ghan, Doda to Cheesa.

Dr Samoon also directed the MD JKSRTC to ensure drivers and conductors wear proper uniform and follow all rules and regulations besides safety norms.

In a separate order issued by Dr Samoon, he directed the MD SRTC to operate three buses on identified routes in consultation with the Deputy Commissioner Budgam, ARTO Budgam as people had raised the issue with Advisor Khurshed Ahmed Ganie during his public darabar in Budgam on Tuesday.

‘Murder’ of Nurse in Bandipora: Govt forms SIT to probe allegations

Bandipora:-  Government on Wednesday formed a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the killing of 35-year-old lady, a mother of three children and a health employee, who was allegedly burned to death by her in-laws on Saturday at Ahemshrief village in this northern Kashmir district.

Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahid Iqbal Choudhary said that a Special Investigation team has been constituted to probe the death of a nurse

He said that SIT has been constituted to be headed by a Police official of the rank of DySP will probe the matter. He said thorough probe will be done and justice will be delivered

The Victim was allegedly burnt alive by her in-laws on Saturday. She had sustained grievous burn injuries, according to the doctors.

The woman was rushed to a nearby hospital on Saturday but she soon died of her injuries. Doctors said that the lady had sustained 90% burn injuries. Police has already registered an FIR 140/2018 in this regard.


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