LAHORE: The government of Punjab has imposed Section-144 across the province taking effect from October 30 until November 8.
The notification in this regard has also been issued. Section 144 also prohibits public gatherings of five or more persons, rallies and demonstrations within the specified authority.
“No person other than the members of armed forces, civilian law enforcement agencies, Rangers and police on duty shall carry firearms or display firearms within the revenue/territorial limits of district.”
The government has imposed the Section 144 in view of impending law and order situation in the wake of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s planned lockdown of Islamabad on November 2.