Srinagar man booked for violating SOP during marriage ceremony

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Police in Srinagar have registered an FIR against a house owner for gathering a large number of invitees on a marriage ceremony in Solina area.

On Sunday evening sounds of some huge bangs were heard from Solina Payeen area which created panic in the vicinity. People of the area called PS Shergarhi.

“Preliminary enquiry revealed that the blast like sound in Solina area that created panic was due to the bursting of firecrackers on a

marriage ceremony in the house of Ghulam Nabi Bhat,” police in a statement said.

“The owner of the house has violated the orders of District Magistrate Srinagar and also gathered large number of invitees at his house which is the clear violation of COVID-19 SOP,” the statement said.

Accordingly, a case FIR 45/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shergarhi and investigation into the matter has been initiated.