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Prophet Remark Row: 9 Detained in J&K’s Bhaderwah; Curfew Relaxed for five Hrs in Kishtwar

On Monday too, the administration had relaxed the restrictions for one-and-a-half hours and there was no untoward incident. (File picture/PTI)

The officers stated all 9 individuals have been detained for provocative sloganeering throughout a protest

  • PTI Bhaderwah/Jammu
  • Last Updated:June 14, 2022, 16:14 IST
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Nine individuals have been detained on Tuesday in curfew-bound Bhaderwah city of Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district, whereas restrictions have been relaxed in close by Kishtwar district headquarters for 5 hours, officers stated. The curfew was imposed within the two cities final Thursday following communal pressure over the controversial remarks in opposition to Prophet Mohammad by now-suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma and sure social media posts by native right-wing activists in her help.

The officers stated all 9 individuals have been detained for provocative sloganeering throughout a protest. The police had arrested an individual on Sunday for allegedly delivering an inflammatory speech at a mosque. Senior police and civil officers are monitoring the regulation and order state of affairs and the curfew in Bhaderwah is predicted to be relaxed in a phased method beginning late on Tuesday, they stated.

In Kishtwar, the curfew was relaxed for 5 hours from 1.30 pm, the officers stated, including outlets and enterprise institutions opened quickly after the comfort was introduced. On Monday too, the administration had relaxed the restrictions for one-and-a-half hours and there was no untoward incident. People have been seen thronging markets and shopping for important commodities throughout this time, the officers stated.

They stated broadband and cellular web providers proceed to stay suspended as a precautionary measure in each Bhaderwah and Kishtwar.

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