FIR registered against two Awantipora residents for concealing travel history: Police

The Jammu and Kashmir Police have booked two persons in Awantipora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district for concealing their travel history, an official said Monday.

“Upon the information received from the magistrate that two persons of Awantipora area have concealed their travel history in order to evade necessary quarantine process, case FIR No. 35/2020 u/s 188,270,271 IPC has been registered against them at Police Station Awantipora,” he said.

The duo has recently returned to Charsoo and Goripora villages of Awantipora with a travel history of Pakistan and Bangladesh, said the official.

They  have been sent to EDI Pampore to undergo necessary quarantine and further action under the said FIR shall be initiated after their quarantine period is over. 

Police have appealed to the general public to cooperate with administration and the police in this unprecedented situation and proactively disclose their travel history.

People are also requested to inform Police Control Room Awantipora on phone number 01933247369/ 7051404001,  if any person found in their locality has returned from outside Jammu and Kashmir, said the official.