Situation remained under control in Valley: Police


SRINAGAR, SEPTEMBER 20: According to a spokesman of Zonal Police Headquarters, Kashmir, situation in the valley remained under control today. There was no curfew in the valley except the areas under few police stations in Srinagar.

The spokesman said that increased movement of people and vehicular traffic was observed across the valley during the day.

The spokesman said that during the past 24 hours, in its efforts to curb the activities of miscreants/ hooligans, police arrested 64 people involved in disturbing the situation by damaging civilian vehicles, stopping vehicular traffic and harassing people by placing obstructions on roads.


 The spokesman said that two incidents of arson were reported from Srinagar and Shopian. In Vehil Shopian a residential house was set on fire while as in Srinagar at Batamaloo a bike was set on fire by miscreants.

The spokesman said that   the overall situation across Jammu region remained normal and peaceful.

Following the improvement in the situation curfew was relaxed from today morning (700 hours) till 1800 hours in Rajouri town during which situation remained normal, the spokesman said.