SRINAGAR — Authorities in Kashmir’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) have directed its officers to deny security clearance to the persons who are involved in law & order, stone-pelting cases and other crimes “prejudicial to the security of the state”.
A circular was issued in this regard by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) CID SBK.
“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 circular reads.
“Also, 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,” the circular reads.
It added that any subject found involved in any such cases must be denied the security clearance.