Former Jammu and Kashmir CMs placed under house arrest

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Strict restrictions were also imposed in Kashmir.


Published: Mon 5 Aug 2019, 11:17 PM

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti will not be allowed to move out of their houses as strict restrictions will be imposed in the Kashmir Valley from early Monday morning, police sources said.

Restrictions were imposed across the Kashmir Valley from early Monday, it was announced.
"Government has imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPC in District Srinagar with effect from 1200 Hrs on 5th August 2019 which shall remain in force till further orders.
"As per the order, there shall be no movement of public and all educational institutions shall also remain closed. There will be a complete bar on holding any kind of public meetings or rallies during the period of operation of this order. Identity cards of essential services officials will be treated as movement passes wherever required.
"However, there is no curfew in place as reported in a section of media," an official statement said.

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