IndiaJammu and Kashmir: New security agency created to eliminate terrorists, name- SIA

Jammu and Kashmir: New security agency created to eliminate terrorists, name- SIA


Highlights

  • State Investigation Agency has been constituted under J&K Police
  • Steps taken for the purpose of investigation, prosecution in cases related to terrorism
  • The officials gave information about this whole matter on Tuesday.

Srinagar
For speedy investigation and prosecution of terrorism related cases in Jammu and Kashmir, the State Investigation Agency (SIA) has been constituted under the Jammu and Kashmir Police to coordinate with the central agencies. Officials gave information in this regard on Tuesday.

The Jammu and Kashmir Home Department, in an order issued on Monday, said the state probe agency will be entrusted with the task of probing terrorism financing and crimes such as propaganda, offenses under the purview of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA). . It will be headed by a person appointed to the post of Director.

The order states that…
The order said that the SIA would coordinate with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and other investigative agencies and take all steps deemed necessary for speedy and effective investigation and prosecution in terrorism related cases. It said the units in Kashmir and Jammu dealing with intelligence will also function as police stations under the SIA for registering terrorism-related cases.

CID chief to be ex-officio director of SIA
According to the order, the head of the CID (Crime Investigation Department) will be the ex-officio director of the SIA. It was also told that 25 percent of their basic salary would also be given as special incentive to the employees to be posted in SIA. As per the order, the police station in-charge will compulsorily inform the SIA immediately after registering a case related to terrorism. They will also inform the SIA about every such case, which during its investigation is found to be related to terrorism.

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