Decline in moral values in Kashmir, Editorial 17 April 2023

Decline in moral values in Kashmir 

Morality is the heartbeat of a lively society. The presence of strong moral values is deemed to prevent that society from series of crimes and shocking episodes. The morale fabric of Kashmir has been dwindling at an fast pace. As a result, drug menace and prostitution like vices are showing an abnormal spurt. 

In another Shocking news, Srinagar Police busted a sex Racket in Nowgam area of central Kashmir’s Srinagar district just few days back .

Police said the racket was busted during the investigation in Chanapora sex racket case. 

“ In continuation of the investigation of the recently unearthed prostitution racket in Bagh- e-Mehtab, the Srinagar police busted another prostitution racket in the Nowgam area, in which three persons running the racket have been arrested on spot including one woman,” a police statement said.

The Police identified the main kingpin as Shabir Mir and his wife Shazia Mir of Charlipora Nowgam, and Adil Gulzar of Soura. 

 One sex worker, a local girl and two clients Nazir Ahmad Malla and Irshad Ahmad Dar- both residents of Narbal, Investigation is on and more such raids are expected to be made in the coming days, Police said in a statement.

The police asked the general public once again to verify the identity of their tenants with the local police station and install CCTVS in their properties.

It requested people should report any immoral & illegal activity notice to the nearest police station or at the women helpline. 

The need of the hour is that both society and Government join hands to arrest the trend of decline in moral values in Kashmir.