Pillion Riding ban for 3 days in Karachi

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 Pillion riding will be been banned under Section 144 in Karachi from Ramazan 19 to Ramazan 22 (August 8 to August 11 ), . The martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (A.S) is marked on Ramazan 21 (August 10). Additionally, the government has also banned pillion riding in Hyderabad from Ramazan 20 to Ramazan 22 (August 9 to August 11). A ban has also been imposed on carrying weapons in public. Police in Lahore have also tightened their security plan for the Shia procession marking the martyrdom.

Karachi Teashops banned to open after 11PM


Following a ban on pillion riding in the metropolis, the city management has gone one step ahead by announcing to close down all restaurants at 11 PM to stem the tide of violence on the surge in the city. Cornered to wall and made helpless by the target killers, the city management, in its bid to contain the rampant violence, issued a notification to ban keeping restaurants open after midnight. However, the fact that all three incidents of firing at the city restaurants yesterday occurred prior to midnight, must shock the high-ups. Reacting to the announcement of ban on restaurants beyond midnight, citizens lambasted the government, saying death looms large on the city; but, the…

Ban on Pillion Riding for a month in Karachi,

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Citing law and order situation of the city, the Sindh home department imposed a ban on pillion riding on Saturday. The ban has come into effect from 8am today (Sunday) and will remain imposed for a month. Sindh Interior Minister Manzoor Wassan says the ban on pillion riding had been imposed keeping in view the law and order situation of the city. However, the masses, bearing brunts of oil price hike and inflation, have refused the rule, saying that it has failed to curb an violence of criminal activities in the city. The government notification says women, disabled persons, senior citizens, journalists, law enforcement agencies personnel and children under twelve years would be exempted from…

Ban on Pillion Riding for 5 days in Karachi

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Imposition of ban on pillion-riding in Karachi seems to be ineffective as two more died in recent incidents of firing and targeted-killing. Some nine people have been reported killed over the past 24 hours. Pillion-riding has been outlawed in Karachi for five days for a security precaution during the sacred event of 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal while more than 100 alleged suspects from different areas have been arrested by police and Rangers during search operations in restive parts – Orangi Town and Liaquatabad

Sindh Government on Thursday reimposed ban on Pillion Riding in Karachi.

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In the wake of Muharram Ul Haram, the Sindh government on Thursday reimposed ban on pillion-riding in Karachi. The rule will come into force from Friday 10 am under section 144. It will remain effective for indefinite period, Sindh Home Minister Manzoor Wassan said. The ban will not be applicable on women, children below the age of 12 years, senior citizens, disabled persons, journalists, personnel of law enforcement agencies in uniform and employees of essential services. SAMAA