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No fresh restrictions under Section 144 order: Mumbai Police

No fresh restrictions under Section 144 order: Mumbai Police

No fresh restrictions under Section 144 order: Mumbai Police
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By CNBCTV18.com Sept 17, 2020 8:40:23 PM IST (Updated)

The Mumbai Police said it has not imposed any fresh restrictions as part of a Section 144 order it issued today.

Update: The below copy has been updated with comments from the Mumbai Police.

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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:

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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:
  • Emergency duties: government/semi-government agencies and their officials on duty
  • An establishment providing essential services like:
    • Food, vegetables, milk supplies, ration and grocery stores
    • Hospitals, medicines, pharma and related establishments, pathology medical nursing colleges
    • Telephone and internet services
    • Electricity, petroleum oil and energy-related
    • Banking, stock exchange. Clearing corporation. depositories stockbrokers and SEBI registered participants operating through these institutions
    • IT and IT-enabled services and data centres providing services for critical national and international infrastructure and needed for the above essential and emergency services.
    • Services providing home delivery of food, groceries and essential commodities
    • E-commerce activity for essential and non-essential items and materials
    • Drinking water supply and maintenance
    • Godowns and warehousing related to all of the above.
    • Trucks/Tempos carrying goods and manpower related to the above services.
    • 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.
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