Curfew relaxed in some areas in violence-hit Hyderabad

Curfew relaxed in some areas in violence-hit Hyderabad

RAF personnel patrol a street in the curfew bound old city of Hyderabad on Wednesday. PTI

No untoward incident was reported from any of the nine areas where curfew was relaxed for two hours from 8 am, police said.

The restrictions were eased to allow people to buy essential commodities under the limits of Charminar, Hussainialam, Kamatipura, Kalapathar, Bahadurpura, Madannapet, Santoshnagar, Kanchanbagh and Bhavaninagar police stations.

With the situation gradually limping back to normalcy, the authorities decided to relax curfew for two hours in nine police stations and a couple of hours, from 11 am to 1 pm, in eight other police stations areas of Falaknuma, Chatrinaka, Chandrayangutta, Shahalibanda, Mirchowk, Reinbazar, Moghulpura and Dabeerpura.

This is the first time that curfew has been relaxed since it was imposed for an indefinite period on March 29 evening following the clashes which erupted over placing of religious flags on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanthi. The clashes have left over 100 persons injured.

There was no relaxation in Afzalgunj, Shahinayatgunj, Tappachabutra, Asifnagar, Mangalhat, Kulsumpura, Begam Bazar, and Habeebnagar where curfew was imposed on March 30.

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