• search


Written by: Staff

Srinagar, May 9 (UNI) Two days after a hiterto unknown militant outfit threatened the cable operators of the Valley to close down their operations within ten days, the Jammu and Kashmir government today assured them of complete protection and adequate security.

An official spokesman said it had come to the notice of the state government that the militants have threatened the cable operators here and asked them not to show news channels.

''The state government has taken a serious note of this and has assured full protection to the cable operators for their normal activities,'' he added.

The spokesman said the police officers concerned have been directed to provide adequate protection to all those cable operators who feel threatened of such militant action.

Earlier on Sunday, an obscure militant outfit, Al Madina Regiment, warned cable operators in Kashmir to close down their operations with ten days.

A spokesman of the outfit, Abdullah Malik, in a statement to a local news agency, said the group has taken strong strong note of the growing immodesty in the Kashmiri society.

He alleged that the cable operators were airing obscene programmes and asked them to close down their operations in ten days time.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more