57 persons arrested; situation peaceful: Kashmir police

Police on Wednesday said that 57 persons were arrested during past twenty-four hours for creating “disturbances” in Kashmir.
57 persons arrested; situation peaceful: Kashmir police
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Police on Tuesday said that 57 persons were arrested during past twenty-four hours for creating "disturbances" in Kashmir.

"In its drive to curb the activities of the miscreants, police during the past 24 hours arrested 57 such individuals involved in various offences of creating disturbances in different part of the valley," said a statement.

It said situation across the valley remained by and large peaceful today.

"However, two incidents of arson were reported from Srinagar and a stray incident of stone pelting was reported from Bandipora," the statement said.

Normal movement of people and vehicular traffic was observed in Srinagar.

"Shops in some parts of the city were open besides a large number of vendors were also on the streets. Scores of vehicles were seen plying in the main towns and on the inter district roads of the valley," it said.

It said that miscreants in their attempt to disturb the situation set on fire two auto rickshaws, one at Bhagwanpora in the jurisdiction of police station Kralkhud and another at Rainawari near Polytechnic College Saidakadal in Srinagar.

"Police has taken cognizance and launched search to nab those involved in these crimes," it said.

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