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Sec 144 imposed in Mumbai to check rising Covid cases

Rediff.com | 01/07/2020 07:19 PM | Click to read full article

Mumbai police on Wednesday imposed Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure prohibiting movement of people in public places and gatherings, to prevent spread of COVID-19.

The prohibitory order, issued by a senior police official, says restrictions on movement of residents for non-essential work will remain in force till July 15. The order prohibits 'presence or movement of one or more persons in public places or gathering of any sort'.