Section 144 extended for six more months in Karachi


KARACHI: Sindh home department has extended  the implementation of Section 144 that prohibits protest rallies in the Red Zone on Tuesday for six more months

According to a notification, Section 144 has been imposed in specific areas of Karachi. The decision has been taken to ensure the security of people.

The notification stated that the present law and order situation and implementation of National Action Plan warrant the imposition of a ban on display of arms, guards wearing civil clothes except for personnel from law enforcement agencies and security guards wearing uniforms having resemblance with the uniform of police and other law enforcement agencies.

The notification further prohibits the use of private vehicles having a resemblance to vehicles of police and other law enforcement agencies.