Doctors can call helpline, if stopped unnecessarily; ID card of journalists to be treated as curfew pass: IGP Kashmir

Srinagar, May 12 (KNS):  Inspector General of Police on Wednesday asked doctors and paramedics to contact on a helpline number in case they are unnecessarily stopped by police on their way to duties. 
ID cards of journalists will be treated as curfew pass, IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar told KNS.
 He said doctors and paramedics are advised to inform on numbers— Landlines: 0194-2506561; 0194-2506541 and WhatsApp No: 8899845182— if they are stopped unnecessarily along with their location in a way to the place of duties. 

However he requested doctors and paramedics to cooperate with law enforcement agencies and “not to visit unnecessarily beyond their place of duty and stay.” 

Regarding the movement of journalists, the IGP Kashmir said that identity cards of journalists shall be treated as Curfew passes.
The order has been issued after authorities have imposed severe restrictions to bar the movement of people to contain Covid spread. (KNS)

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