According to the statement, after Friday prayers stray stone pelting incidents were reported from Sopore, Bandipora and Srinagar. “Miscreants in their attempt to disturb the situation assembled on roads and pelted stones on police and security force deployments,” it said adding they were chased away by security forces using some force.
“Barring these incidents situation remained under control,” the statement said adding that the police in its continuous and sustained drive against miscreants arrested 49 such individuals involved in different offences of disturbing the situation in different parts of the valley.
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