Posters Asking Non-locals to Vacate Fake: IGP

Srinagar—The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday said that the posters which have appeared in South Kashmir areas asking the non-locals to vacate Kashmir before Oct 25 are fake.

The Police reaction came a day after posters attributed to militants appeared in some South Kashmir areas asking the non-locals to vacate Kashmir before Oct 25.

Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir Range, Munir Ahmad Khan said that the rumours are being spread to create fear psychosis among the people.

“Some anti-social elements are trying to create fear psychosis among the people. We have investigated the matter and the posters appearing in South Kashmir areas are fake. People are being requested not to pay heed on such rumours,” he said.

IGP further informed that such posters are aimed at halting the developmental works in Kashmir. “At present, various developmental works and harvesting, sorting and transportation of fruits is going on, which are being carried out by the non-local labourers. These posters are aimed to halt the ongoing works, which would lead to the economic losses,” he said. (KNS)

 

 

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