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Restrictions imposed in Srinagar to prevent protests called by separatists

The separatists are calling for peaceful protests against the rising braid chopping incidents

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

A security jawan patrolling on a deserted street during curfew in Srinagar. (Photo: PTI)
File Photo: A security jawan patrolling on a deserted street during curfew in Srinagar. (Photo: PTI)

Restrictions were on Friday imposed on the movement of people in parts of the city even as all educational institutes in remained closed for the second consecutive day in view of the separatists' call for peaceful protests against the rising braid chopping incidents.

The District Magistrate said restrictions under Section 144 of the CrPC would be in force under the jurisdiction of police stations Nowhatta, Khanyar, Rainawari, M R Gunj, Safakadal and partially in Kralkhud and Maisuma as a precautionary measure.


Divisional Commissioner Baseer Khan said the educational institutions have been shut for the second day.

The University of also suspended classes for the day but exams were conducted as per schedule today.

Separatists organisations had called for peaceful protests against on women in the valley. More than 100 incidents have been reported so far but no arrests have been made even after the passage of one month.

Police have formed special investigation teams and offered a reward of Rs six lakh for information leading to arrest of the culprits.

First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 14:14 IST
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