Sec 144 clamped in Imphal West

By FrontierManipur | Published On 10th Oct, 2020, 11:51 GMT+0530

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The assembly of 5 or more persons which is likely to turn unlawful, and carrying of sticks, stones, firearms without a valid licence, weapons or objects of any description which can be used as offensive weapons have been prohibited to prevent disturbance to peace and tranquillity

TFM Desk

Following the report by Superintendent of Police Imphal West District that there is likelihood of serious breach of peace, disturbance to public tranquillity, Section 144 of CrPC was imposed as a pre-emptive measure on the whole area situated within the revenue district of Imphal West district from 10 pm on Saturday.

Order issued by Imphal West District Magistrate late on Saturday night said Superintendent of Police Imphal West District reported that there is likelihood of serious breach of peace, disturbance to public tranquillity and grave danger to human lives and properties in the Imphal West district area due to unlawful activities of some antisocial elements.

Following the order, the assembly of 5 or more persons which is likely to turn unlawful, and carrying of sticks, stones, firearms without a valid licence, weapons or objects of any description which can be used as offensive weapons have been prohibited.

It shall not apply to agencies of the government involved in the enforcement of law and order and maintenance of essential services, said the order.

Persons desirous of taking out rallies or processions for socio political, customary religious objectives or for entertainment, or involving the assembly of five or more persons within the scheduled area should take prior permission from the district magistrate, it said

Sub section 2 of section 144 of CrPC, 1973 was imposed to prevent any breach of peace, disturbance to public tranquillity and danger to human life and property.

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