Barring few incidents of stone pelting situation remained under control: Police


SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 19: According to the spokesman of the Zonal Police Headquarters Kashmir, barring stray stone pelting incidents in Sopore and Shopian, overall situation remained under control today across the valley.  Increased vehicular traffic and movement of people was observed on roads between various districts and towns of the valley including Srinagar city, the spokesman added.

The spokesman said that restriction under section 144 CrPC remained in force in the valley. However, curfew was imposed under the areas of some police stations in Srinagar city and Vehil area of Shopian District only.


The spokesman said that continuing with its sustained drive against the trouble mongers involved in disturbing the situation in the valley by placing obstructions on roads/lanes, damaging civilian vehicles and shops, police arrested 45 miscreants during past 24 hours.

The spokesman said that  a group of miscreants with the intentions of creating disturbance assembled at village Vehil in District Shopian and set on fire a Middle school building.  Police and security force deployment reached the spot to deal with the situation where miscreants resorted to stone pelting. In order to disperse the miscreants little force was used which caused injures to two miscreants/stone pelters. In this incident some police/security personnel also got injured.