Authorities order arrest of beggars in Kashmir

District Magistrate Srinagar Wednesday ordered arrest of beggars under J&K prevention of Beggary Act.

The decision has been taken after complaint or nuisance by proliferation of out of state beggars.

According to an order vide DMS/PS/18/250-254, dated 23-05-2018, issued by District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, all the beggars shall be immediately arrested  under Section 4 of the Jammu and Kashmir Prevention of Beggary Act 1960.

In this regard SSP  Srinagar, Budgam have been directed to implement the order in letter and spirit and report the number of such arrests on daily basis.