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Says, will not use BP vehicles in Srinagar, Jammu

SRINAGAR, JULY 19: Retired IPS officer Farooq Khan, who was recently appointed adviser to the Governor, has decided not to use bullet-proof vehicle while moving in Srinagar city and Jammu, an official press release said Thursday.

Khan, who retired as the Jammu and Kashmir Inspector General of Police said that he would not like to have any pilot vehicle, bullet-proof escort and bullet-proof sitting vehicle while moving in Srinagar city and districts of Jammu. Therefore, he said, he is returning these vehicles.

However, he said that the escort and BP vehicle will be used only during his visits to other districts of Kashmir, the press release informed.

Known for maintaining a low profile during his tenure in the police department, 65-year-old Khan said that he would like to “remain close to the people”, PTI reported.

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