Uttar Pradesh: Section 144 Imposed in Noida Till Jan 31; Protests, Private Drones Restricted

Any person found violating the restrictive orders or any of its subsections mentioned will be booked under IPC Section 188.

Updated: January 23, 2021 11:08 AM IST

By India.com News Desk | Edited by Surabhi Shaurya

Uttar Pradesh: Section 144 Imposed in Noida Till Jan 31; Protests, Private Drones Restricted
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New Delhi: The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government on Friday imposed section 144 of the CrPC in Gautam Buddh Nagar in the wake of safety concerns related to Republic Day, Uttar Pradesh foundation day on January 24 and a likely visit of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during the period. Notably, the prohibitory orders will remain in force till January 31.

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“No use of private drones, No protests without approval from authorities, No traffic jams, No possession of harmful objects, No alcohol drinking at public places are allowed”, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) Ashutosh Dwivedi said in an order.

Besides, nobody would be allowed to roam around with sticks, rods or firearms in public spaces except for divyangs (differently-abled and vision impaired people).

‘No firearms will be allowed inside any government or private office during the period. People who have been provided with armed security personnel by the government will ensure that their gunners stay out of offices,’ Dwivedi stated.

He also reiterated a complete ban on celebratory firing at events like weddings and cautioned people against selling, playing, or displaying any audio/visual which may create tension.

Any person found violating the restrictive orders or any of its subsections mentioned will be booked under IPC Section 188.

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Published Date: January 23, 2021 10:59 AM IST

Updated Date: January 23, 2021 11:08 AM IST