Restrictions in Srinagar to foil separatists’ march

0

Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar on Wednesday to foil a protest march called by the separatists, police said.

“Restrictions have been imposed in Parimpora, Maisuma, Kralkhud, M.R. Gunj, Safakadal, Nowhatta, Khanyar and Rainawari areas to maintain law and order,” a police officer told IANS.

Also Read:  Kejriwal attacks Modi for 'vendetta politics' over TMC MP's arrest

Hardline senior separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani had called for a protest march to the residence of the 22-year old Gowhar Ahmad Dar who died during clashes with the security forces on November 7.

Also Read:  90 lives lost due to demonetisatiuon, claims Mamata Banerjee

Dar died after a tear smoke shell hit his head.

The Srinagar district magistrate has ordered a magisterial probe into the youth’s death.

Shops, public transport and other businesses were closed in Srinagar on Wednesday.

Separatist leaders Geelani, Miwaiz Umer Farooq, Muhammad Yasin Malik, Shabir Shah, Asiya Andrabi and others have been placed under preventive detention.

Also Read:  Over 8 lakh chemists on day-long strike against e-portal rules

Police and CRPF personnel in full riot gear have been deployed to enforce restrictions in the city.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here