J&K policeman caught on camera snatching money from beggar, held

first_imgThe Jammu & Kashmir Police have arrested one of their own after he was allegedly caught on camera “snatching” money from a roadside beggar in Ramban district.A video clip purportedly showing head constable “snatching” money from the beggar a few days back went viral on social media, triggering shock and uproar.‘Bad habit’“Head constable Munawar Hussain has been suspended and arrested by the police after the incident,” Ramban Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mohan Lal said.He said an FIR has also been registered against the policeman, who was attached with Ramban police line after being transferred from “Kishtwar due to his bad habit of chronic drinking”. Mr. Lal said Mr. Hussain came out of the police line and allegedly snatched money from the beggar. The officer said Hussain was caught by the policemen deployed there.More casesMr. Lal said three more cases are registered against Mr. Hussain in Kishtwar. “He was kept in the police line in Ramban after being transferred from Kishtwar due to his bad habit of chronic drinking. His ATM cards and others such items were given to his wife to operate in view of the his bad habits,” he said.last_img read more

Council staff Stephanie Roulston and Catherine Mor

first_imgCouncil staff Stephanie Roulston and Catherine Morris, handing out ‘Older Person’s General Home Safety’ leaflets, to Eileen McNally and Charlie and Kathleen Gillespie, at the Mayor’s monthly ’tea-dance’ in the Guildhall.THOSE who attended this week’s Mayor’s Tea Dance in the Guildhall were able to avail of free home safety advice from members of Derry City and Strabane District Council’s Health and Community Wellbeing Team. Home Safety Officers hosted a stall at the event in the Guildhall where they imparted free advice, promoted their home safety message and referred people for a home visit from the team.Further information on home safety is available by contacting Council’s Home Safety Team on 028 71 253 253. COMMUNITY AND HEALTH WELLBEING TEAMCOUNCIL’S HOME SAFETY OFFICERS PROVIDE FREE ADVICE AT MAYOR’S TEA DANCETHE GUILDHALL COUNCIL’S HOME SAFETY OFFICERS PROVIDE FREE ADVICE AT MAYOR’S TEA DANCE was last modified: February 8th, 2018 by John2John2 Tags: ShareTweetlast_img read more