Sindh govt bans pillion riding on 9th, 10th Muharram

By: INP      Published: 10:52 PM, 12 Aug, 2020
Sindh govt bans pillion riding on 9th, 10th Muharram

In order to maintain law and order situation and avoid any untoward incident, the Sindh government on Wednesday imposed a ban

on pillion riding for 9th and 10th of Muharram across the province. 

According to a notification issued by the provincial home department, the ban has been imposed under section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code.

“The ban shall not be applicable to women, children below the age of 12 years, senior citizens, journalists, personnel of law enforcement agencies

and security agencies in uniform and employees of the essential services,” read the statement.

The ban has also been placed on public display of weapons, aerial firing and gathering of five or more people apart from Muharram’s procession.