Pillion riding banned in Karachi, other major Sindh cities
The Home Department issued a notification in this regard which said the ban will come into effect at 12am on October 15 for 24 hours in Karachi and all major cities of Sindh, including Hyderabad, Mirpur Khas, Sukkur, Larkana, Khairpur, Nawabshah and Khairpur.
The notification further added that the ban won't apply to women, children below the age of 12 years, senior citizens, personnel of law enforcement agencies/security agencies in uniform, employees of essential services, and journalists subject to showing their press card/service card.
"Against the backdrop of numerous threat alerts of disruption of law and order during various events of Rabi ul Awal there is a need for imposing ban under Section 144 Cr.PC on pillion riding for one day on 12th Rabi ul Awal 1443 Hijri i.e. October 19, 2021," the notification read.