Restrictions In Srinagar Parts Today

SRINAGAR— Authorities today decided to impose the restrictions in Srinagar parts including old city on Sunday as a precautionary measure.

A government official said, there shall be complete restrictions within the territorial jurisdictions of Khanyar, Rainawari, Nowhatta, Safakadal, MR Gunj police stations of the district on Feb 24 (Sunday).

The restrictions have been imposed as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident.

The decision was taken this evening in view of the strike call given by separatists on Feb 24. "There are credible inputs that the miscreants may resort to various activities which will be prejudicial to the public tranquility, peace and order," reads an order by District Magistrate Srinagar.

Therefore, to maintain peace, order and public tranquility and to ensure the safety of life and property, the imposition of restrictions on Feb 24, in terms of section 144 CrPc has become imperative, the order said.

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