Hyderabad gang rape and murder case: Section 144 to be imposed in city for two days starting 5 am today, says police

Section 144 will be in place in Hyderabad City from tomorrow till 7 December, said Commissioner of Police (CP) Hyderabad City, Anjani Kumar on Wednesday citing information that certain groups are trying to create disturbances affecting public peace and order in the city

Asian News International December 05, 2019 00:01:59 IST
Hyderabad gang rape and murder case: Section 144 to be imposed in city for two days starting 5 am today, says police
  • The Hyderabad Commissioner of Police Anjani Kumar that Section 144 will be in place in the city, for two days, from 6 am on 5 December to 6 am on 7 December

  • He said that the decision has been taken after it received information that certain groups are trying to create disturbances affecting public peace and order in Hyderabad City on 6 December

Hyderabad: Section 144 will be in place in Hyderabad City from tomorrow till 7 December, said Commissioner of Police (CP) Hyderabad City, Anjani Kumar on Wednesday.

Hyderabad gang rape and murder case Section 144 to be imposed in city for two days starting 5 am today says police

Representational image. PTI

Section 144 will be in place, for two days, from 6 am on 5 December to 6 am on 7 December.

"Whereas reliable information has been placed before me that certain groups are trying to create disturbances affecting public peace and order in Hyderabad City, inciting communal animosity between different communities on 6 December," Kumar told reporters in Hyderabad.

Therefore, with a view to maintain public order, peace and tranquillity in Hyderabad City, in exercise of the powers vested in me under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) do hereby prohibit every kind of procession, dharna, rally and prohibit any individual/groups of individuals from making any speech, gesture or displaying pictures, symbols, placards, flags which is likely to create religious animosity or hatred between different communities or individuals," he added.

Kumar further added that any person found violating the order will be liable for prosecution under the law.

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