Section 144 imposed across Punjab

Section 144 imposed across Punjab

LAHORE: The Punjab Home Department has imposed Section 144 across the province, citing "threats to the law and order situation, sectarian harmony and public peace."

The Section 144 will remain in place from October 31 to November 10.

The Home Department has banned assemblies of more than five people at a public place, protests, carrying weapons (except those by law enforcement agencies), use of loudspeakers (except for Azaan) and delivering provocative speeches, under Section 144 , that gives authorities the power to issue orders in face of "apprehended danger.


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