SRINAGAR: The inspector general of the police (IGP) for Kashmir, SM Sahay, on Wednesday said that his force had been directed to exercise maximum restraint while tackling any law and order situation.
He said that decisions on relaxations in curfew-bound areas would be taken at the local level by district authorities, after evaluating the situation from time-to-time.
In areas where relaxation has been given, decisions on extensions will be taken after assessing the situation, a police press release quoted the IGP as having said.
The availability of essential commodities is being ensured by the civil authorities at all district headquarters, the IGP said.
The police is always ready to assist in ensuring that essential commodities are made available to the public, if asked to do so, he said.
Be Part of Quality Journalism
Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.