Srinagar 24 August: Kashmir Valley has been on the boil since July 8 and South Kashmir has remained the epicenter of the unrest and rioting. As such J&K police have had busy times registering rioters from four districts of South Kashmir and a total of 537 cases have been booked in 45 days.
Addressing mediapersons an official spokesperson said, “In the past 44 days, the police have registered 537 cases against the rioters and anti-national elements. As many as 381 miscreants have been arrested and booked under relevant provisions of the law,” adding “Numerous rioters also got injured in action by the police and security forces while controlling the law and order situation.”
The official also mentioned that the police had led from the front while dealing with the law and order situation all over the state.
“All police stations and posts in south Kashmir are fully functional and are working round-the-clock with the aid of other security agencies in bringing the situation under control. The police have risen to the occasion and faced the challenges with tremendous restraint despite grave provocations in the form of mobs attacking police establishments, vehicles and personnel,” he said.
“Due to the ongoing problems, there is a very high concentration of security forces deployed at Tral and there are no inputs regarding running of any terrorist training camp,” mentioned the spokesman.