Arms and Curfew Order Issued To Maintain Peace and Order in Greater Mumbai

by Suraj V. Digital Marketing (sr. SEO Expert)

The state government and the civic body, on Monday, June 29, 2021, issued a ceasefire and curfew order as per Section 37 (1) (2), Section 2 (6) and Section 10 (2) of the Maharashtra Police Act, 1951. This has been implemented till the Brihanmumbai Boundary till July 24, 2021, with an aim to maintain peace and order in the city.

This order restricts citizens to carry, collect or manufacture weapons, sticks, swords, spears, unlicensed firearms, knives, or anything that may be used to injure anybody. The list also includes items like stones, weapons, firearms, incendiary, explosives, etc. Meanwhile, displaying images of persons or corpses or related images, making public announcements, singing songs, playing musical instruments, making speeches, gestures, etc. that are against civility, ethics or disturb the peace of the state has been forbidden. Citizens cannot make or distribute signs, placards, any other commodity or object among the people.

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Information regarding the same was posted on the Maharashtra DGIPR Facebook page and on the Mahasamvad website , with a message that mentioned that to maintain peace and order in the Brihanmumbai areas, the civic body has placed a ban on arms. This has been issued until 24 July. Strict legal action will be taken against those who violate this prohibition order. Information was shared by the Brihanmumbai Police Deputy Commissioner.

On the other hand, This order will not apply to persons who are required to carry the above weapons due to the nature of duty while serving the government, semi-government or public undertakings. Professionals like private security guards, gurkhas, etc., will not be barred from carrying sticks up to three and a half feet in length, the order said.

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