Restrictions lifted in SeK, downtown, parts of civil lines Srinagar

    Srinagar, Oct 28 : Curfew-like restrictions, imposed in the downtown and Shehar-e-Khas (SeK) besides parts of the civil lines in Srinagar on Friday morning to prevent any violence following shutdown called by JRL  in the Kashmir valley, have been lifted.
    The main gates of historic Jamia Masjid, stronghold of  Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Moulvi Omar Farooq, which were closed again on the fourth successive Friday early Friday morning were also opened.
    Large number of security forces deployed to prevent people from entering the worship place were also withdrawn.
    However, no Friday prayers could be offered during the last four weeks due restrictions in the Masjid.
    Police said restrictions under Section 144 CrPC imposed as a precautionary measure in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of police station MR Gunj, Nowhatta, Khanyar, Safa Kadal and Rainawari in the SeK and down have been lifted.