Section 144 of the CrPC has been imposed in the city till May 17: Mumbai Police

Shubham Jaiswal ([email protected])

In a bid to contain the transmission of coronavirus, Mumbai Police has announced that Section 144 of the Criminal Procedures Code (CrPC) has been imposed in the city till May 17.

Section 144 of CrPC prohibits the assembly of four or more people in an area.The Movement of one or more persons for all non-essential services, except for medical reasons will be prohibited between 8 pm and 7 am, the police said.

Starting today, stand-alone shops will issue tokens for customers to avoid crowding at shop counters. As per order, only vehicles respond to medical emergencies will be allowed to ply in the city between 8 pm to 7 am.

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