Hubballi: Police commissioner Labhu Ram has clamped prohibitory orders in Hubballi-Dharwad under Section 144 of the CrPC within a 200m radius of all educational institutions with immediate effect till February 28. The move comes amid the ongoing ‘hijab-saffron shawl’ controversy, which has grabbed international attention. The move is expected to help law enforcement authorities maintain order around the premises.
He has the order was imposed to prevent any untoward incident. Any violation would attract prosecution under Section 188 of the IPC. If anyone considers that they have been “adversely affected by this order, he or she can file an appeal to modify or cancel this order under Section 144(5) and 144(6) to this office or the Government of Karnataka, respectively,” the order said.


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