Mangalore, Sep 29: Since the Supreme Court has rejected the plea to defer the verdict on the Babri Masjid issue, the twin districts are getting ready to deal with the situation by imposing prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
DC V. Ponnuraj and Mangalore Police Commissioner Seemanth Kumar Singh told reporters that all precautions have been taken to prevent any untoward incidents from taking place. The commissioner said that Section 144 has been clamped within the jurisdiction of the Mangalore commissionerate from 6 a.m. on September 29, Wednesday to the evening of Oct 1, Friday.
He assured that the police will do everything in their power to maintain peace, law, and order in the coastal region and that trouble makers and individuals bound to make trouble might also be detained.
Politicians, social workers, and religious head have urged the people to exercise calm and restraint and to accept the verdict peacefully.