September 2021 News

Geelani's Death: Situation Remains Normal Across Kashmir Valley On Day 3, Say Police

4 September 2021
Kashmir News Service

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir police on Saturday said that the situation across the Kashmir valley remained peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from anywhere except a minor pelting incident in Narkara area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district. In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), police spokesperson said that several preventive measures have been taken to maintain law and order situations including preventive arrests of dozens of miscreants so far. 'Traffic was seen plying normally and most of the shops remained open in various parts of the valley,' reads the statement. It reads that it is pertinent to mention that the cooperation of general public helped police and security personnel deployed on ground to maintain the law and order. 'In view of the peaceful situation, mobile internet services shall be restored after reviewing the overall security situations while as cellular service (voice call) and broadband of all TSPs were already restored yesterday.' It reads that the IGP Kashmir appealed to general public not to pay any heed to the rumours being maliciously spread by the anti-national elements especially from across the border with an objective to disturb the prevalent peaceful atmosphere in the valley. 'Several social media platform including Kashmir Media Service which are running from Pakistan have been trying to spread fake news and videos to instigate miscreants to disturb situations. Even a few local media persons and channels have been found spreading fake news. We are observing it, maintaining evidence and appropriate actions shall be taken against them,' it reads. The statement further reads that such elements are advised not to spread fake news without consulting law enforcement agencies. 'Moreover, all the police and security forces personnel have been sensitised regarding facilitating students appearing in different examinations,' it reads.