Relatives defy cracker ban, groom booked in Srinagar


Srinagar: 29th Sept:(KNS): Srinagar police today booked a bridegroom, Bilal Ahmad Shah of Reck Chowk Batmaloo, after his relatives violated the District Magistrate’s ban on bursting firecrackers in the district.
A statement issued to KNS reads, the police said that today Police Station Batmaloo booked a Bridegroom for using Firecrackers during his marriage ceremony last night. Its worth mentioning here that it is prohibited to use Firecrackers within the territorial jurisdiction of District Srinagar. An order in this regard stands promulgated by the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar.
It also said during last night sound of Firecrackers was heard in Batmaloo.
On inquiry it was found that the Firecrackers were being used during the marriage ceremony of Bilal Ahmad Shah son of Gh Mohiuddin Shah resident of Reck Chowk Batmaloo by his family and friends.
The statement further states that In this regard case FIR 138/2020 u/s 188 IPC stands registered in the matter. Investigation of the case is in progress.
Police urges people not to use firecrackers anywhere within the territorial jurisdiction of District Srinagar, reads the statement.(KNS)

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