Nighttime restrictions by police in Hyderabad’s Old City stirs controversy

The police cite the recent murders in the city as the reason for the restrictions, particularly in Kamatipura, which has seen more than three murders in the past two months.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 07, 2024 | 1:30 PMUpdatedJul 07, 2024 | 1:30 PM

Nighttime restrictions by police in Hyderabad’s Old City stirs controversy

In the Old City area of Hyderabad, youngsters are hesitant to venture outside during late evenings since police patrol vans force them out of the streets from 9 pm. Police cite recent murders as the reason for the restrictions. The situation, however, has evoked mixed responses from the residents with the majority of them opposing the restrictions and a few concerned parents deeming them necessary.

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