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DM clamps prohibitory orders in Imphal

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Imphal, Nov 24: The Imphal West District Magistrate (DM) has issued a prohibitory order under section 144 of CrPC applicable to the entire district.

The order issued yesterday prohibits assemblage of five or more persons, carrying of sticks, stone, firearms and weapons of any other descriptions or objects, which could be used as offensive weapons within the said area.

The order would come into effect from 2100 hrs of November 23 and would be in force until further orders, the DM said.

The order had been issued in cognizance of police report that ''there is likelihood of arising serious breach of peace, disturbance to public tranquility and grave danger to human lives and properties in the district because of the unlawful activities of some miscreants in furtherance of their evil designs.'' The order would not be applicable to the government agencies involved in the enforcement of law and order and maintenance of essential service.

UNI

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