Gowhar’s killing: Authorities impose curfew in Kangan



Authorities on Friday imposed a curfew in Kangan area of district Ganderbal as a precautionary measure

The restrictions have been imposed as a precautionary measure to avoid any untoward incident.

Reports said that a heavy deployment of CRPF and forces arrived in the area and imposed strict restrictions.

They said that forces did not allow civilian movement in the town and enforced curbs strictly.

Pertinent to mention,  a 22 old youth, Gowhar Ahmad Rather, who was injured during clashes in Kangan area of district Ganderbal and then succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura on Tuesday.

Kangan area of district Ganderbal remained under curfew as the mourning of Gowhar Rather continued.

In a quick action to the killing and prevent the situation from deteriorating further, the government announced a magisterial investigation. It also “detained” a police head constable who is “alleged” to have opened his service weapon and fired at Rather.

“We have registered an FIR against the man and detained him,” a police officer said.


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