Curfew imposed in Bhaderwah

Curfew imposed in Bhaderwah
Police personnel while announcing restrictions in Bhaderwah.Screengrab

Bhaderwah: Authorities late Thursday evening imposed curfew in Bhaderwah in Doda district apprehending communal tension following an objectionable post, hurting the religious sentiments of the majority community, went viral in social media.

Earlier, a large number of protesters, including women, gathered outside Markazi Jamia Masjid Bhaderwah and registered their strong protest. Huge deployment of security forces, including police, CRPF, was made in and around Jamia Masjid.

SSP Doda Abdul Qayoom, ADC Bhadarwah Dil Mir Choudhary, SDPO Meer Gafoor, SHO Jatinder Singh and Tehsildar Shoket Hayat Mattoo immediately reached the spot to pacify the protesters.

According to SSP Doda, an FIR 93/2022 under section 295A, 506 IPC was registered in this regard.

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