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    Omicron Panic Sets in Mumbai, City Under Section 144

    In response to the increasing number of cases of the new Covid-19 version, Omicron, the Mumbai Police Department has implemented Section 144 of the CrPC in the city for 48 hours in order to avoid big crowds.

    Section 144 For 2 Days. Section 144 Imposed Till Midnight Tomorrow (December 12) Mumbai Police orders prohibiting any rally, morcha or procession till midnight tomorrow.

    Omicron Mumbai Police enforce Section 144

    Omicron Mumbai
    Mumbai Police enforce section 144 due to omicron surge in city

    The prohibitory order has been issued by Chaitanya S, Deputy Commissioner of Police (operations). It warns that any person contravening this order shall be punished under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and other legal provisions applicable in the case.

    “As the notice cannot be served individually to all concerned, the order is hereby passed ex-parte. It shall be published for the information of the public through the press,” it stated.

    The Mumbai Police, citing Omicron and recent incidences of violence in Maharashtra’s Amravati, Malegaon, and Nanded, issued an order on Friday barring any rally, morcha, procession, or other gathering of people or vehicles inside its authority on two days on December 11 and 12.

    The action is being viewed as a precautionary measure to avert a third wave of the Covid epidemic, specially the increasing number of Omicron cases, as well as to maintain law and order in the state, following violent protests in some parts of Maharashtra earlier this year.

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