I-Cards Of Journalists To Be Treated As Curfew Passes: IGP Kashmir

IGP Vijay Kumar | KO File Photo

Issues helpline numbers for doctors if stopped unnecessarily

Srinagar- The Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, Vijay Kumar on Wednesday said that Identity cards of Journalists will be treated as curfew passes in Kashmir.

In order to allow free movement of scribes, the top police officer said that identity cards of journalists shall be treated as “Curfew passes.”

The order follows as authorities have imposed tough restrictions to bar movement of people in order to arrest the further spread of coronavirus.

Meanwhile, IGP issued helpline numbers for doctors in case they are stopped unnecessarily by police on way to duties while ID cards of journalists have been ordered to be treated as curfew pass.

Kumar said that doctors and paramedics are advised to inform on numbers— Landlines: 0194-2506561; 0194-2506541 and WhatsApp No: 8899845182— if they are stopped unnecessarily along with their location in way to place of duties.


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