Checking, Frisking intensified in Srinagar ahead of PM Modi’s visit



Ahead of the Prime minister Modi’s visit, security has been beefed up while forces have started frisking in Srinagar city parts.

Police checking the passenger vehicle in Srinagar on Friday.
KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel had been deployed all over the city including in Lal Chowk, Gupkar, Dalgate, Hyderpora, and Humhuma.

The movement of people is also monitored through the Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras that are installed at various places in the city.

Police forces were also seen carrying out surprise check of the vehicles on the entry and exit points in this capital city. The cops were also seen frisking motorcyclists and passengers of vehicles in Srinagar city.

Forces vehicle in the middle of the road.
KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Because of the frisking, the massive traffic jam was witnessed on the road from Humhama to Hyderpora.

Close to SKICC Srinagar, barricades have been placed across the road to ensure that vehicles slow down and stop for checks. Vehicles are checked and passengers are subjected to rigorous frisking. Vehicles driven by youngsters are especially signalled to stop and their credentials thoroughly checked.

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