Section 144 imposed in Dakshina Kannada

at 4:06 pm
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New Delhi (NVI): Amid surge in the novel coronavirus cases across the state, the Karnataka government has imposed section 144 of CrPC in its Dakshina Kannada district.

According to the order was issued by Dakshina Kannada district Deputy Commissioner Dr. KV Rajendra, section 144(3) imposed in the district will be in place until further notice.

The order stated that all non secular gatherings at the moment are banned at public places, public grounds, gardens, markets and religious places.

“Other events like conferences, get-togethers and other religious events were not allowed to be organized until further notice,” as per the DC’s order.

There is a also restriction of assembly of more than five people at a place across the district.

This announcement comes a day after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa had a crucial meeting to review the COVID-19 situation with the state authorities and health minister.

Meanwhile, the state has recorded 9,89,804 coronavirus infections with 2,792 cases reported in last 24 hours. The death toll stands at 7,210 in Karnataka.