KARACHI – Sindh’s Provincial Home Department issued a notification on Wednesday imposing Section 144 which bans all political gatherings and display of weapons in the city.
All carrying permits for licensed weapons stood cancelled after the notification.
According to Home Department Sindh, section 144 imposed in whole Sindh and during this period political gathering will not be allowed.
Home department also issued order for security guards to wear blue color uniforms.
Section 144 of Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) is :
Joining unlawful assembly armed with deadly weapon.
Whoever, being armed with any deadly weapon, or with anything which, used as a weapon of offence, is likely to cause death, is a member of an unlawful assembly/shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.