Section 144 in GB Nagar till Jan 31

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New Delhi (NVI): The Uttar Pradesh Police has imposed CrPC section 144 in Gautam Buddh Nagar in view of safety related to Republic Day till January 31.

The order came into force in GB Nagar from January 22 evening and will remain effective till January 31, according to the reports.

Under the police order, the restrictions have been placed in view of Republic Day celebrations on January 26, the Uttar Pradesh foundation day on January 24, and a visit by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the period.

The order states that protests without permission, private use of drones and carrying of firearms, except by security personnel are prohibited.

“No firearms will be allowed inside any government or private office during the period. People who have been provided with armed security personnel by the government will ensure that their gunners stay out of offices,” as per the order.

The order also stated that there will be a complete ban on celebratory firing at events like weddings and consumption of liquor in public spaces during the said period.

“Selling or playing or displaying any audio/visual material which may cause tensions is also not allowed,” it added

The police order further stated, “Any person found violating the restrictions in the above order will be booked under IPC Section 188.”

-RJV