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6 arrested in Bandipora for violating restriction orders

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Bandipora: On the directions of District Magistrate Bandipora, the police on Sunday booked six persons in Chandergeer area of Hajin town for violating restriction orders.

Two FIRs have been registered in Police Station Hajin under FIR No 11 and 12 under section 188 IPC against six persons for violating restriction orders thereby risking their own and the lives of others. All the accused have been arrested by the police during patrolling in the area, an official press release said.

Notably, six persons were also arrested by the police in Hajin on Friday for violating the restriction orders, while on Thursday an open FIR was registered at Police Station Pethkoot against people who assembled near ATM in contravention to the Section 144.

Appealing the people to stay indoors for their own safety, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora said that the chain of this pandemic can be broken only by staying indoors. He said more cases have been reported in the district and warned of strict action against people who risk the lives of others by violating restriction orders.

He appealed the people to cooperate with the administration and ensure strict adherence to the order. He said violation of the order would constitute criminal offence and attract strict action under Section 188 of IPC.

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