Police book bridegroom for using firecrackers during his marriage ceremony in Srinagar

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Police on Tuesday booked a bridegroom for using firecrackers during his marriage ceremony in Reck chowk area of Batmaloo in Srinagar.

In a statement, a police spokesman said that the police said that Police Station Batmaloo booked a bridegroom for using firecrackers during his marriage ceremony last night.

“It is worth mentioning here that it is prohibited to use firecrackers within the territorial jurisdiction of District Srinagar. An order in this regard stands promulgated by the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar,” read the statement.

“During last night, sound of firecrackers was heard in Batmaloo. On inquiry it was found that the Firecrackers were being used during the marriage ceremony of Bilal Ahmad Shah son of Gh Mohiuddin Shah resident of Reck Chowk Batmaloo by his family and friends.”

The statement further said that in this regard case FIR 138/2020 u/s 188 IPC stands registered in the matter. Investigation of the case is in progress.

“Police urges people not to use firecrackers anywhere within the territorial jurisdiction of District Srinagar,” read the statement further.