SRINAGAR — The district administration of Srinagar on Tuesday announced the imposition of Section 144 CrPC within the municipal limits of the district to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The decision to impose Section 144 has been taken in wake of the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir especially in Srinagar.
The district on Tuesday recorded 1144 COVID cases. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Aijaz Asad, in a tweet informed that Section 144 CrPC has been imposed and assembly of five or more persons is banned with immediate effect.
“In view of massive spurt in positive cases in District Sringar & after due deliberations, Section 144 CrPC is imposed hereby within the Municipal limits of the district to contain further spread of the epidemic. Assembly of five or more persons is banned with immediate effect,” Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar tweeted. (KNO)