Mangaluru: Section 35 of Police Act invoked in commissionerate limits for 15 days

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Jul 16: The city police commissioner and additional district magistrate T R Suresh has invoked provisions of section 35 of Karnataka Police Act 1963 in the limits of the city commissionerate. This order will be in force from 6 am on July 16 to midnight on July 30.

Accordingly, all acts of ‘public utterance of cries, singing of songs, playing of music, delivery of harangues, the use of gestures or mimetic representations, and the preparation, exhibition or dissemination of pictures, symbols, placards or any other object or thing, which may in the opinion of such authority offend against decency or morality or affect public order or undermine the security of, or tend to overthrow, the state or incite to the commission of an offence’ stand prohibited for the period mentioned above.

This measure has been undertaken to avoid recurrence of unwarranted incidents having potential of disturbing peace in the society. During this period, collecting of stones, equipment used for throwing things, exhibition of corpses or effigies of people in the public, and any other activities which violate decency and state policy and which can pose problems for public law and order situation and security of the state stand prohibited, a release stated.