Curfew imposed in Poonch following communal tension

Poonch: Police imposed indefinite curfew as a precautionary measure in Poonch town of Jammu province on Friday after a boy allegedly thrashed a girl belonging to a different community.

Sources said that tension had build up between the two communities for long, but got ignited with the onset of this incident.

“The situation is under control. We are speaking to members of both the communities to restore order in the town”, Delhi based news agency IANS quoted a senior police official as having said. “An FIR has already been registered against the accused person”, he said.