IMPHAL, Dec 9: Restriction under Sub-section 2 of Section 144 Cr. P.C. 1973 has been imposed in the entire area of Imphal East from 6am today until further order.
District Magistrate, Imphal East District, M Lakshmikumar Singh issued the prohibition order and prohibited assembly of five or more persons which are likely to turn unlawful in the areas which is described in the scheduled and also prohibits carrying of sticks, stones, firearms and weapons of any other description or objects which can be used as offensive weapons within the said areas.
The official order further mentioned that the said order shall not apply to the agencies of state government, involved in the enforcement of law and order and the maintenance of essential services. Further, persons who want to take out processions, public meeting, rally etc. within the schedule of area may apply to the district magistrate Imphal east district for permission and they shall not take out procession, meeting etc. until the permission is obtained by them the official order mentioned.