Curfew continues for day 3 in AP capital areas

Curfew continues for day 3 in AP capital areas

Following mild tension after desecration of two more places of worship in Kachiguda Police Station Limits yesterday, the police continued curfew in Saidabad and Madannapet Police Station Limits for the third consecutive day today even as the situation in riot-hit areas remained by and large peaceful.

Though police last night announced relaxation in curfew from today it could not be done as yesterday miscreants defiled two prayer halls in Kachiguda Police Station Limits. The indefinite curfew was imposed on Sunday after communal clashes broke out following the desecration of a place of worship at Kurmuguda in Madannapet. Police remained on high alert and continued the curfew following the desecration of two more places of worship at Kachiguda.

Most of the buses of state-owned Road Transport Corporation buses were off the roads and only a few autorickshaws were plying