Restrictions Reimposed In Srinagar, Cops Ask People To Go Home

Prohibitory orders banning large gatherings was re-imposed in Srinagar today, a day after the government said sporadic clashes took place in the city after the restrictions were relaxed yesterday. Sources said police vehicles were seen making announcements on loudspeakers asking people to return to their homes, and shopkeepers have been told to shut their shops. On Saturday, a Home Ministry spokesperson said there have been “stray protests” in Srinagar and Baramulla, none of which involved a crowd of more than 20 people. Asked about Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s claims that huge protests have taken place in the state, police chief Dilbagh Singh said there has been no untoward incident “barring minor stone-pelting which was dealt with on the spot”.

श्रीनगर में भीड़ इकट्ठा होने पर फिर लगा प्रतिबंध, पुलिस ने लोगों से घर लौटने को कहा- दुकान बंद करने की भी अपील: सूत्र

 

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