IMPHAL, April l 8: The district Magistrate Imphal East District has imposed restriction under Sub-Section 2 of Section 144 Cr.PC, 1973 in the entire areas of Imphal East district from today.
In this regard an official notification was issued by the District Magistrate Imphal East District, M Lakshmikumar Singh, today and it is mentioned that the report has been laid by the SP Imphal, East that, there is likelihood of causing serious breach of peace, disturbance to public tranquility and grave danger to human lives ad properties in the area which is described in the schedule and because of the unlawful activities of some anti-social elements for furtherance of the evil designs in Imphal East District.
It is also further order that there will be prohibition of assembly of five or more persons which is likely to turn unlawful in the area which is described in the scheduled and also prohibit carrying of sticks, stones, firearms and weapons of any other descriptions or objects which can be used as offensive weapons within the said area from 6am of April 9 this month until further order.
The official order further mentioned that, the said prohibition will not be applicable to the agencies of the Government involved in the enforcement of law and order and the maintenance of essential services. Further it is also officially informed that the person who want to take out procession, 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 added.