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Prohibitory order in Bengaluru extended till January 31

A file photo of police personnel outside Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. As per the order, gathering of four or more persons is prohibited.

A file photo of police personnel outside Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. As per the order, gathering of four or more persons is prohibited.

Bengaluru Police Commissioner Kamal Pant extended prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code in the city till January 31, 5 a.m. The order was extended on January 17 after a review meeting by the Chief Secretary on the spread of COVID-19 in Bengaluru. 

As per the order, gathering of four or more persons is prohibited. 

Any violation of the order shall be liable for prosecution under the Disaster Management Act, and under the Karnataka Epidemic Diseases Act, Mr. Pant said after reviewing the situation and directing the police to enforce COVID-19 guidelines.


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