Nine special Police officers( SPOs) have made announcements in two Masjids of Tral division of South Kashmir’s Pulwama District.
Sources told The Kashmiriyat that the head preacher of a local mosque in Pastuna and Larow areas of Tral had received letters from nine SPOs saying that they had quit jobs.
At Pastuna, the letters were received from SPOs identified in the letter as Parvaiz Ahmed Ahanger, Hilal Ahmed Khan, Muzaffar Ahmed Khan, Mudasir Ahmed Mir, Irshad Ahmed rather and Ishrat Allie.
The preacher of the mosque read the letter in which the SPOs had announced their voluntary retirement from the Police job seeking apology from the public.
Similarly in a local Masjid at Larow Tral, the Imam had received apology letters from SPOs named as Ishaq Ahmed Bhat, Gulzar Ahmed Wani and Aijaz Ahmed Mir.
Pertinently Militant outfits including Lashkar e Taiba and Hizb ul Mujahideen had warned SPOs to quit their jobs as soon as possible.
The outfits had also kidnapped SPOs and killed a few two including one from Quimoh area of Kulgam.
Police Sources in Tral said they are verifying the authenticity of the letters as well as the whole incident is being verified.
Meanwhile the DIG of Jammu Kashmir Police South Kashmir range was unavailable for comments.