ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 20th Jan, 2017 ) : Indian forces in occupied Kashmir have stepped up frisking and searching across the territory ahead of January 26, the Indian Republic Day, causing huge inconvenience to the people. According to Kashmir Media Service, the puppet authorities have beefed up the so-called security in the name of maintaining law and order. One of the top police officials on the condition of anonymity told media that stringent arrangements would be put in place in occupied Kashmir ahead of the 26th January functions.
He said that police had set up checkpoints on the entry and exit points of Srinagar and were maintaining strict checking of people. The official said that police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed all across the city and the movement of people was being monitored through the Close Circuit Television Cameras (CCTVs) installed at various places. Meanwhile, Indian police personnel are caring out surprise checking of the vehicles on the entry and exit points of Srinagar.
Police said that similar arrangements had been made in other districts of the Valley also. Police and paramilitary personnel can be seen carrying out searches of all the passenger and private vehicles on various roads and highways. Indian troops and policemen have been deployed in strength in all major towns of the occupied territory. On the other hand, the security at Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu, the main venue for the 26th January function, is being reviewed and enhanced on daily basis. Heavy deployment of policemen is being made at MA Stadium, Raghunath Temple, railway station, bus stand, Bahu Fort, Airport and at other vital areas.