Srinagar: Authorities imposed restrictions in many parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent protests against growing incidents of braid chopping in the Valley. The protest call has been given by the resistance leaders including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.
Officials said that restrictions under section 144 CrPc have been imposed in areas under the jurisdiction of Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, MR Gunj, Safa Kadal, Maisuma and Krakkhud police station in Srinagar city.
“These restrictions have been imposed to maintain law and order in the city,” they said.
Dozens of mysterious incidents of braid chopping have been reported from different parts of the Valley during the last one month but nobody has been arrested.