One held for ‘spreading rumour’ in Srinagar

Srinagar: There were some incidents of stone pelting in Maisuma and adjacent areas of city Srinagar this afternoon, when a rumour was spread about presence of militants in the area, a police official said.

Police is investigating the origin of the rumour and has taken one person for questioning, he said.

Police has requesting general public not to pay heed to the rumours and in case of any emergency, contact Police Control Room on 0194-2506506, 0194 -2506507 or Dial 100.

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