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Authorities ban selling of Indian army, police uniforms to civilians in IIOJK

Srinagar, July 12 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities have banned shopkeepers not to sell Indian troops, paramilitary and police uniforms to civilians.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the authorities said that the shopkeepers can only sell to a person who carries valid identity cards of Indian Army, police and paramilitary personnel.

In a tweet Srinagar police said, in view of reported misuse, all Cloth/Garment sellers, Tailors etc. are requested not to sell Police/CAPF/army type uniform & camouflage pattern wear to any civilian. Further record to be maintained of all such sales even if they are made to police/CAPF/army (after seeing I Cards), it added.

A senior police officer told media men that although order has been passed earlier about ban of selling police and armed forces’ uniform to civilians, it will be strictly implemented this time.

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