Kashmir: Restrictions imposed in three police station areas in Srinagar

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday imposed restrictions on the assembly of people in three police station areas of Srinagar as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order.

Police impose restrictions in three areas of Srinagar citing law and order reasons. PTI

Police impose restrictions in three areas of Srinagar citing law and order reasons. PTI

The restrictions have been imposed in three police station areas in the old city, an order issued by district magistrate (deputy commissioner) of Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone, said here.

It said the restrictions have been imposed in the police station areas of Nowhatta, MR Gunj and Safakadal.

The curbs have been imposed as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident, the order read, without giving any reasons.

However, a police official said the restrictions have been imposed in view of "Hafta-e-Shahdat" or the martyrs week programme of the moderate Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.


Published Date: May 20, 2017 12:20 pm | Updated Date: May 20, 2017 12:26 pm


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