Home Depart., UT of J&K transfers 432 post to UT Ladakh

Leh, 11 September:  The Ministry of Home Affairs had sanctioned two Border Battalions and two Women Battalions for the Border Districts of the erstwhile J&K State which also included the then Ladakh Division. 270 posts for the Border Battalion and 162 posts for the Women Battalion were earmarked for the two districts of Ladakh i.e., Kargil and Leh. 

The posts were advertised in 2019 and physical tests/examinations of the candidates from Ladakh who had applied for these posts were held bet...

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Special Police Officer (SPO) Vacancies Open in Leh District Police, Ladakh

Leh, August 19: The Leh District Police of the Union Territory of Ladakh has announced exciting opportunities for eligible candidates to join as Special Police Officers (SPOs). The recruitment drive aims to fill a total of 112 vacancies, with 53 openings in the Additional/General Quota and 59 vacancies in the Border Quota. Both male and female candidates from the district of Leh are encouraged to apply for these esteemed positions.

Successful candidates selected for the SPO role will be c...

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Wreath laying ceremony of martyr constable of  UTDRF Unit Kargil held at DPL Kargil

Kargil, August 03: A wreath laying ceremony was held today at District Police Lines Kargil to pay homage to the martyr constable Mohd Raza, No. 1461 of  UTDRF Unit Kargil  who gave supreme sacrifice while conducting a rescue operation at Drass River near Kaksar bridge during accident of a private vehicle on 22-07-2023 which had slipped into gorge of river. 

The martyr police personnel received a severe head and back injury during rescue operation and was immediately shifted to District Ho...

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Three Arrested in Leh Police Assault Case, ADGP Assures Stricter Action

VoL Desk, July 25: The Ladakh Police has arrested three individuals in connection with the assault on two police personnel in Leh on Sunday evening, as confirmed by Additional Director General of Police, Dr. Shiv Darshan Singh Jamwal.

Dr. Jamwal made the announcement during a meeting with various stakeholders from the Kargil district, including civil societies, religious organizations, political parties, and sitting councilors.

During the meeting, the stakeholders strongly condemned th...

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Outrage and Calls for Justice: Kargil Condemn Brutal Attack on Policemen in Leh

Kargil, July 24: Various religious organizations and political parties in District Kargil have strongly condemned the alleged assault on policemen from Ladakh Police in Leh by hooligans and are demanding strict action against the culprits.

The Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust, Jamiat Ulema Isna Ashriya Kargil, Jammu Kashmir National Conference, and Indian National Congress Councillor have issued separate press releases and statements, expressing their condemnation of the attacks on the police...

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District Police Leh Arrest Drug Peddlers, Recovered Contraband Substances

VoL Desk, July 10: In a remarkable achievement, the District Police Leh, under the leadership of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), has achieved significant progress in the ongoing fight against drug peddling. In two separate operations, the police apprehended two notorious drug peddlers and seized a substantial amount of contraband substances.

The ADGP of Ladakh, a seasoned law enforcement professional, took to Twitter to announce the commendable accomplishment by the District...

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Kargil Police Seize 60 Litres of Illicit Desi Dharu, Arrest Two Nepale Women

VoL Desk, July 8: In a significant operation, the Kargil Police have successfully recovered 60 litres of illegal Desi Dharu (locally brewed alcohol) and apprehended two women hailing from Nepal. The arrests were made in the Megawatt area of Kargil, and the case has been registered under FIR No. 34 & 35, Section 48 of the Excise Act, at the Police Station Kargil.

Acting on a tip-off received by the authorities, a team from the Kargil Police conducted a targeted raid in the Megawatt area. T...

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Dr. Shiv Darshan Singh Jamwal Appointed as ADGP of Ladakh

VoL Desk, June 06: In a recent development, Dr. Shiv Darshan Singh Jamwal has been appointed as the new Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of Ladakh. He will be taking over the reins from Sh. S. S. Khandare, IPS, following the approval of the Competent Authority.

Dr. Shiv Darshan Singh Jamwal, an IPS officer belonging to the AGMUT cadre of 1995, brings with him a wealth of experience in the field of law enforcement. With this transfer, he bids farewell to his previous post as Ad...

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Police Team of Police Post Minamarg rewarded with “Wardi Nahi Ye Khaal Hai”

Kargil, May 13, 2023: In an extraordinary event, organized by reputed NGO “Ek Hi Rasta”, a Police Team of Police Post Minamarg was rewarded with “Wardi Nahi Ye Khaal Hai, Citizen’s Gratitude to Gallant Officers-2023” at New Delhi on May 11.

Those who were conferred with the awards include Inspector Fazil Abbas, SHO Drass, SI Padma Thinles, Incharge Police Post Minamarg, Mohd Afzal, Abid Hussain and Bilal Ahmed of Police Post Minamarg who lead to the early rescue and evacuation of the driv...

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Police denies permission for Kargil’s Congress protest meet over Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification

VoL Desk: On March 26th, 2023, members of the Territorial Congress (UT Ladakh), District Congress Committee Kargil, Youth Congress, and Congress workers organized a protest, or Dharna, near the Congress Office in Kargil. The protest was held in response to the disqualification of senior Congress leader Sh. Rahul Gandhi from parliamentary membership.

Unfortunately, the local police did not allow the protesters to hold their demonstration, and they also denied access to the local media to t...

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