Assam: Curfew lifted from one police station area


GUWAHATI | AUG 11, 2020:

The District administration has lifted the indefinite curfew in few areas of Assam. It imposed the curfew following communal clashes over the ''Bhoomi Pujan'' for the Ram temple at Ayodhya on August 5, from one police station area, but said that it would continue to be in force in another.

The indefinite curfew was clamped in areas under Dhekiajuli and Thelamara police stations on the night of August 5 after clashes took place in two villages.


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Sonitpur Deputy Commissioner Manvendra Pratap Singh said in an order that it lifted indefinite curfew from Dhekiajuli police station areas.

However, night curfew from 6 pm to 6 am will continue in Dhekiajuli, as in the rest of the state, as per the COVID- 19 protocols.

Three cases have been registered so far.