Security beefed up around liquor shops,bars
SHABIR IBN YUSUF
Srinagar, Nov 21: In the aftermath of attacks on liquor shops, police has enhanced security around such venues including bars across the state, particularly the summer capital as the incidents have brought worries for the law enforcing agencies.
A senior police officer said that soon after the attacks on liquor shops in Srinagar and Jammu, the higher ups of department directed to enhance the security around such shops and bars. “After the assessment security around such places has been enhanced,” said the senior police officer.
He said both the attacks were worrying for law enforcing agencies. “In future, we’ll not allow any such chance,” he said.
The official however said it has been decided no individual security would be provided to any shop. “In the areas where shops and bars are located patrolling will be beefed up,” he said and added Flying Squad vehicles will remain stationed near such places.
The officer said security assessment of such venues were carried out by the respective Station House Officers.
Pertinently, last Thursday a person died and four others were injured when unidentified gunmen struck at two licensed liquor shops in a government-run hotel on Boulevard Road near Dal Lake.
A day later a liquor shop was attacked in Narwal area of Jammu region that also left one person dead.
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