349 arrested, 122 detained in drive against “miscreants”: Police

Police on Wednesday said that 349 persons have been arrested in its drive against “hooligans and miscreants, while 122 others have been detained under prohibitory provisions of law.
349 arrested, 122 detained in drive against “miscreants”: Police
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Police on Wednesday said that 349 persons have been arrested in its drive against "hooligans and miscreants, while 122 others have been detained under prohibitory provisions of law.

"In its continuous drive against the hooligans and miscreants 349 accused persons have been arrested in the valley. Besides, 122 have been detained under prohibitory provisions of law," said a police spokesman.

He added that 12 civilians and 40 forces personnel were injured in 15 incidents of stone-pelting across the valley.

"These (stone-pelting) incidents were reported from Srinagar, Kulgam, Sopore, Shopian, Ganderbal, Bandipora, Budgam and Awantipora," he said.

As a precautionary measure, curfew/restrictions were put in place in some police stations of Srinagar, Anantnag town, Bongam in Shopian, Khanpora in Baramulla, Awantipora and Pampora towns.

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