Police establishes helpline to ensure movement of doctors, paramedics
Identity cards of journalists to be treated as curfew passes: IGP
Srinagar: Police in Kashmir have established a special helpline to ensure a hassle-free movement of the doctors and paramedical staff amid the corona curfew.
“A special helpline has been established on the directions of IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar. The doctors and paramedics are advised to inform along with their location, in case they have been stopped en-route to their place of duties,” said a police spokesman, in a statement.
“The helpline numbers are: 0194-2506561 and 0194-2506541.You can WhatsApp on: 8899845182.”
Keeping in view the prevailing situation, the healthcare workers are also requested to cooperate with the law enforcement agencies and not to visit unnecessarily beyond the place of duty or stay, spokesman added.
Meanwhile, the IGP on Wednesday also said that the identity cards of journalists will be treated as curfew passes in Kashmir.
Quoting Kumar, the news agency KNO reported that the identity cards of journalists will be treated as curfew passes.
Authorities have imposed strict restrictions in Kashmir in view of a spike in Covid-19 cases.