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Sec 144 promulgated in Dibrugarh

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 Aug 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From our Staff Correspondent

Dibrugarh, Aug 8: The Additiol District Magistrate promulgated section 144 of Cr.P.C in the entire district on Monday, prohibiting assembly of more than five people in one place. carrying of weapons, including stick and axe, in public place, public congregation, procession, organizing of hunger strike or sit-in-strike, burning of effigies , construction of martyrs tomb (shaheed bedi) in government or private land, training on use of lathi or weapons in public place, road blockade, collection of dotion, throwing of crackers in public place, vehicular traffic and passers-by .

Moreover, throwing of harmful chemicals and colours on passersby, women and children, playing of loud music in close proximity to school, colleges, nursing homes, and court premises between 10 pm to 6 am is also being prohibited. The order further prohibited commul activities, slogans against tion and community, casting black glasses in cars, wearing of olive green uniform of the defence forces, wearing of full mask helmet including pillion riding in two wheelers. However, ban on pillion riding is not applicable to doctor, advocate, government officer, school children, jourlist, person above 60 years. Activities like shopping; sports, cinema halls, other recreatiol activities, educatiol institutions, railway station, bus stand, airport, marriage and religious ceremonies are being exempted under the directives. The prohibitory order remains in force in the entire district till 60 days. Violation of any clause of the order shall be punishable under section 188 of the Indian Pel Code (IPC).

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