KP: Section 144 imposed in several districts


PESHAWAR: The district administration on Saturday imposed Section 144 in Peshawar, Mardan, Swat, Bannu, Karak, Dir Upper and Lower and some other districts of the province. The officials of the district administrations have imposed a ban on rallies, processions, and gathering of people. The officials said that Section 144 was imposed to maintain law and order situation and to prevent breach of peace in the districts. The district administrations have decided to take extraordinary steps and banned gathering of five or more people. It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) senior leader and spokesperson for the party Fawad Chaudary had given a call for country-wide protest against the alleged raid on the party chairman Imran Khan residence at Lahore’s Zaman Park. In the view of possible protest demonstrations of PTI workers and supporters in solidarity with their chairman Imran Khan, the district administrations have imposed Section 144 in several districts of the province. DLP Report