Jammu Kashmir Police in Srinagar on Thursday registered an FIR against the violators of Government orders for gathering a large number of invitees on a marriage ceremony in Solina area.
Police said that on 9 September at about 22:30hrs, sounds of some huge bangs were heard from the Solina Payeen area which created panic in the vicinity. “People of the area called PS Shergarhi for curbing the nuisance in the area,” police said, and added, “Preliminary enquiry revealed that the blast like sound in the Solina area that created panic was due to the bursting of firecrackers in a marriage ceremony in the house of Ghulam Nabi Bhat resident of Solina Payeen.”
Police said that the owner of the house has violated the orders of District Magistrate Srinagar and also gathered a large number of invitees at his house which is a clear violation of COVID-19 SOP and thereby endangering the lives of others.
Accordingly, a case FIR No. 45/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Shergarhi and investigation into the matter has been initiated.