Section 144 imposed across Punjab

According to the department spokesman, Section 144 will be enforced on four types of activities

By Our Correspondent
June 14, 2024
A representational image of policemen personnel standing behind roadblocks in Punjab. — APP/File

LAHORE: The Punjab Home Department has imposed Section 144 across the province to ensure necessary arrangements before the arrival of Eidul Azha.

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According to the department spokesman, Section 144 will be enforced on four types of activities. The sale of sacrificial animals has been banned across Punjab except in notified cattle markets. Section 144 has also been enforced across Punjab on burning head and trotters of sacrificial animals at public places and bathing & boating in rivers, streams, canals and dams. Similarly, Section 144 has also been imposed for throwing animal waste in manholes, drains or canals.The order will remain enforced till Sunday, June 23. The spokesperson said that Section 144 was imposed to establish law and order and protect the environment and human lives.

According to the order, the ban has been enforced to ensure smooth flow of traffic and safety of environment.

The administration across the province has been directed to ensure implementation of the order in letter and spirit.

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