SRINAGAR: Government forces on Thursday conducted a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Chattabal, Srinagar. Sources said that a large contingent of government forces including paramilitary forces, JK Police and SOG personnel laid a cordon around Zampa Kadal, Baghi Sunder Bala, Patli Pora, Baghias areas of Chattabal and started house-to-house searches.
Police were reportedly asking for details of the residents and also whether tenants had registered with the police. Locals told Kashmir Reader that police asked them to inform about anyone putting up as a tenant, while asking many of the tenants to file their information details at the local police station.
When contacted, the officer at police post Chattabal said that the CASO had ended peacefully and no arrest had been made in the area.