Update: The below copy has been updated with comments from the Mumbai Police.
The Mumbai Police said it has not imposed any fresh restrictions as part of a Section 144 order it issued today.
"There is no fresh lockdown/imposed by the Mumbai Police. Orders under Section 144 of the Code Of Criminal Procedure have to be renewed periodically as per law, and this was done routinely today. The Unlock 4.0 guidelines as per state government orders continue to remain in effect," a statement by the Mumbai Police said.
Below is the text of the order that was issued today:
The order prohibits "any presence or movement of one or more persons in public places, or gathering of any sort anywhere, including religious places subject to the conditions given."
"All movement of one or more persons in the areas designated as "Containment Zone"
by the Municipal Authorities is prohibited, except for essential activities, supply of essential foods and medical emergencies," the order said.
Outside containment zones, movement of one or more persons in the city is prohibited except for medical emergencies and for the following exempted entities:
Besides, the order said all movement of one or more persons in the city for non-essential activities is prohibited, except for:
- Activities mentioned above
- Activities exempted by Maharashtra government's Unlock guidelines for September.
The Maharashtra government's September Unlock guidelines allowed a wide range of activities, such as non-essential shops, hotels, private offices and passenger movements by bus.
First Published: IST