Haryana : Mobile Internet Services Suspended


Prohibitory orders were clipped and mobile Internet service suspended at numerous spots in Haryana Friday as the state propped for conceivable renewalof the Jat quota tumult that had prompted far reaching viciousness killing 30 individuals a month ago.

Mobile Internet services for 2G, 3G and 4G have been suspended for the time being in many sensitive districts, including Rohtak and Jhajjar, which were the epicentre of the recent Jat stir, officials said.

Prohibitory orders banning assembly of five or more persons have also been issued by some district authorities, including Sonipat, as a precautionary measure to maintain peace.

“There were some messages which were being circulated on WhatsApp about fake untoward incidents. Some messages were also forwarded on the mobile number of Rohtak’s Superintendent of Police yesterday. We also rounded up few persons in this regard,” Rohtak’s Deputy Commissioner, Atul Kumar told PTI over phone.

Asked how long the Internet services will remain suspended, he said, “We will not prolong it. These are just precautionary measures.”

Jhajjar’s SP Jashan Deep Singh also said they had taken a similar step as such messages were being circulated.