Prohibitory Order Promulgated In Guwahati City

Section 144
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GUWAHATI: It has caught the attention that some specified and unspecified persons or groups of persons or organizations/associations are likely to disturb the normal functioning of offices, movement of public and flow of traffic in parts of Central Police District, Guwahati and it is apprehended that such groups of persons or organizations/associations are planning to carry out agitation /demonstration/ shouting of slogans in parts of Central Police district, Guwahati which may cause breach of peace and public order and may cause disturbance/interruption of peaceful movement of public, traffic and also normal functioning of offices in certain areas.

As it is necessary to take preventive measures to ensure peaceful movement of public, smooth flow of traffic and normal functioning of offices, Deputy Commissioner of Police Guwahati, under 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 read with Government of Assam notification no HMA 735/2008/Pt-I/243 dated December 24, 2017, has prohibited assembly of more than five persons in any area under Central Police district, Guwahati, carrying of arms/ammunition/explosive substances/weapon of any nature in any public places or vehicles including two or three wheelers, procession and shouting/ inciting communal violence and shouting slogans in any public places/roads, and gambling in any public place and use of loudspeakers. The Deputy Commissioner of Police has informed that the order shall come into force with immediate effect, a press release stated.

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