Mangaluru, July 16, 2017: City police commissioner and additional district magistrate T R Suresh has promulgated prohibitory orders under Section 35 of Karnataka Police Act in Mangaluru City Police commissionerate limits from 6am on July 16 to midnight of July 30.
The commissioner stated in a release that the prohibitory orders have been promulgated based on a report submitted by the deputy commissioner of police (law and order) K M Shantharaju. The DCP has sought the commissioner to promulgate prohibitory orders as a precautionary measure to prevent recurring of untoward incidents that were being reported at several places across Dakshina Kannada district recently. Accordingly, people in the city will not be allowed to carry or transport weapons, sticks, knives, mace, pistols, rifles, latis or any other type of equipment that may be used for assault. The Section prevents people from carrying explosive materials, parading effigies and shouting slogans, singing songs, delivering speeches that may trigger crime or pose threat to national security. Using posters and pictures or any other materials that may instigate crime also has been prohibited during the period.
It may noted that prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPc clamped in Dakshina Kannada district (barring city police commissionerate limits) entered 50 days on Saturday July 15.