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Police in Jammu ask people to cooperate, stay alert ahead of August 15

People have been advised to cooperation with security personnel and not hesitate in disclosing their identity

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

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FILE PHOTO: Army personnel stand guard during restrictions, in Jammu (Photo: PTI)

Police in have sought cooperation from the general public for a secure and successful celebration of the Independence Day, urging them to immediately report any suspicious person or object.

People have been asked to inform police in case they notice any suspicious person or object, an advisory issued by the Senior Superintendent of Police (Security), Jammu, said.

They have been advised to not carry arms and ammunition, sharp-edged weapons, hand bags, polythene bags, transistors, hand fire extinguishers, stop watch, any kind of powder, inflammable material like cigarettes, match boxes, lighter, cameras and alike objectionable items, the advisory added.

People have been advised to cooperation with security personnel and not hesitate in disclosing their identity if requested by security personnel.

District administrations have been constantly reviewing the security situation since the government scrapped and Kashmir's special status and split it into two Union Territories on August 5.

An unprecedented security arrangement has been put in place to avoid any trouble in the border state. Also, internet and telecommunication lines had been completely suspended immediately after the government move.

But these restrictions are being gradually lifted after review by senior officials.

The government has asserted the removal of provisions of of the Constitution, which gave nd special powers, was necessary to put an end to terrorism and development of the region.

Residents, however, have expressed angst over the difficulties they are facing due to the restrictions. The situation has largely remained peaceful for the past one week.

First Published: Mon, August 12 2019. 14:45 IST
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