SRINAGAR: In a unique incident Police booked a bridegroom for using firecrackers in Reck chowk area of Batamalo in Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district.
In a statement, police said that today Police Station Batmaloo booked a Bridegroom for using Firecrackers during his marriage ceremony last night. It is 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.
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 urge people not to use firecrackers anywhere within the territorial jurisdiction of District Srinagar, reads the statement. (GNS)