Section 144 imposed in Karachi amid rain

A pick-up vehicle runs through rain water in Karachi. — afp/file

Karachi: In order to ensure the safety of the public, Section 144 (6) of the Code of Criminal Procedure has been implemented in Karachi Division from July 25 to 31.

The action has been taken to prevent citizens from swimming, diving, bathing and boating in the sea after the torrential downpour and high tide in the sea within the city’s torrential limits, a notification issued by the Commissioner Karachi’s office on Monday said. stated in. ,

The notification prohibits the public from participating in the above activities, as it may cause loss of life and there is a risk of increase in incidents of drowning. Therefore, necessary measures are taken to prevent such incidents within the Karachi Division.

“Deputy Commissioner and Assistant Commissioners of Karachi Division in coordination with the concerned Senior Superintendents of Police to take action against the violators and register a case against the violators under Section 188 PPC in writing in the respective police stations for violation of Section 144. is authorized to. Ten million. PC,” the notification reads.