Tral, April 9: Police Thursday flexed muscles on people who in violation of prohibitory orders were queued up in front of various outlets in South Kashmir’s Tral town.
Reports said that people in large numbers in Tral town were seen gathering at different places and most of them were busy in gossips on shop fronts.
A team led by Station House Officer, Tral, GM Rather swung into action and charged on people with canes. Reports added that people after facing lathis dispersed and went back to their homes.
SDPO Tral, Dr Ajaz Malik told KNT that action was become inevitable in wake of Covid-19 outbreak. “It is in the interest of people to stay indoors and don’t venture out unnecessarily,” he added.
“Except exigencies, people should not assemble at one place and venture out,” he added.
Malik said that police is not enemy of people but are enforcing lockdown for their welfare and wellbeing