14 persons arrested for offering prayers in mosque at Awantipora

In order to control the spread of Covid 19, Awantipora Police today arrested fourteen persons who were offering zuhar prayers in Gade Mohalla Masjid Awantipora despite clear orders of District Magistrate Pulwama as well as various announcements made by Awantipora Police for offering prayers at home only.

Today during patrolling police found 14 persons have assembled at Gade Mohalla Masjid for prayers.

No sooner they came out of masjid sharif they were arrested and taken to Police Station for legal action.

Case FIR number 38/2020 under section 188,270 IPC stands registered at Police Station Awantipora.

People of Police District Awantipora are requested to follow various Government advisories to control the spread of Covid 19 . People are also requested to stay at their respective homes & offer prayers at their homes.