Sat, 13 Jul 2024
( 07 Muharram 1446 )

Sindh imposes ban on pillion riding on 9th,10th Muharram

29 June, 2024 13:25

The Sindh government has imposed a ban on pillion riding in the province on the occasion of 9th and 10th of Muharram.

This decision comes in light of security concerns during this period, read the notification from the Home Department.

Women, children under 12 years old, senior citizens, individuals with disabilities, journalists, law enforcement personnel and private security agents in uniform, as well as essential services employees are exempt from the ban.

Moreover, the provincial government has also prohibited citizens of carrying and displaying of weapons.

The organization of processions and Majalis without official permission in Sindh until Ashura is also prohibited.

The measures are taken to keep the law and order situation intact in the province.

Moreover, under the Sindh Sound System (Regulation) Act 2015, the use of loudspeakers in contravention will be strictly monitored and addressed.

Apart from that, any form of speech, wall chalking, posters, banners, leaflets, audios, or videos that incite hatred and violence are also be prohibited.

The security personnel will also be deployed on rooftops during Muharram events.

All processions, rallies, Majalis, Jalsa, and Tazia events require official permission and will be closely monitored.

The government has also banned the use of helicams and drones during the aforementioned period.

All permits will be issued by the Home Department.

Station House Officers (SHOs) of respective police stations are authorized to formally document complaints against individuals who violate the imposed restrictions.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top