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September 24, 2022 10:59 pm

Curfew Like Restrictions Imposed In Pattan

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Srinagar- The district authorities in Baramulla on Saturday imposed curfew-like restrictions in several villages of Pattan to avoid any breach of peace in view of religious gathering on 28th day of the Islamic month of Safar.

The decision in this regard has been taken by the district magistrate, Dr Sehrish Asgar in view of the court orders regarding the performance of religious practices of 28th Safar in Imambargah of Gund Khawaja Qasim and reports received from reliable sources there is apprehension of breach of peace in the said area, a local news agency CNS reported.

The order issued by DC Sehrish further says that to maintain peace & to prevent any imminent danger to human life and public/ private property, restrictions have been imposed in Gund Khwaja Qasim and Kanterbugh of Tehsil Singhpora, Pattan including the stipulations/ restrictions.

Meanwhile, the DM has also directed not to allow any assembly or congregation(s) of four or more persons in these areas on 25 & 26 September.

“No person, other than a member of armed Force/Police/Magistrate or a public servant duly authorized and on duty, shall carry in public fire arms or an article capable of being used as weapon of offence in these areas,” reads the order.

“Besides above restrictions, no person shall use loudspeakers or any other amplifying sound for making a speech or any announcement for any other purpose whether from a moving vehicle or otherwise except with prior permission on 25 and26 September 2022,” it adds.

According to the order, SDM Pattan has been directed to deploy duty magistrates at appropriate locations in the area on the above dates.

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