Ratlam :  The night curfew is continued in Ratlam city in the areas of Station road police station and Manek Chowk Police station of Ratlam city. Curfew was imposed in Ratlam city was on September 27 after incidents of firing.

Meanwhile, no Curfew was imposed in Taal in Ratlam district on Wednesday as was wrongly appeared in Free Press in Friday’s edition.

Tension had erupted in Taal on Wednesday after mobile clipping and rumors had spread but administration and police took control of the situation. Neither 144 was imposed in Taal nor the curfew was imposed.

On Wednesday however, in Taal, attempts were made to get closed the shops and most of the shop keepers had down the shutters.

Memorandum was also submitted by VHP and Bajrang Dal for the protection of the Gowansh and ban on its purchase and sale. Situation has become normal since then after police registering cases against accused under Animal Cruelty Act on the same day.

However, police are keeping vigil in Taal after the Wednesday happenings. After Ratlam incident of September 27 and imposition of Curfew in Ratlam city, the district administration and police are taking every possible precaution to avert any happening anywhere in the district.

District administration and police also felt tough time ahead during festival days. In Ratlam city, the night curfew is continued in some of the areas but the industrial estate and GRP police station areas are totally free from curfew. Ratlam city is still under the Section 144 and shall remain effective for some time. Any inconvenience caused due to wrong publishing of news item about curfew in Taal in Friday edition to any one is regretted.

In the phased manner, the curfew is relaxed in Ratlam city. There is no curfew in the Industrial area police station area and GRP police station areas but in the Station road police station and Manek Chowk Police station areas of Ratlam city the present period of curfew is 12 midnight to 6 in the morning. Police force deployment is continued at important places and in the sensitive areas. At the Do Batti area police were seen carrying out checking of the vehicles passing through that area on Friday.

Vigil is also being kept on the movement of vehicles at the areas where municipal limit ends like Bajna Road, Sailana Road, Mhow Road and Jaora road.

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