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The Sivasagar district administration has imposed some restrictions across the district under Section 144 CrPC.

The additional district magistrate Bidit Das through an order has prohibited pillion riding in two-wheelers across the district to prevent possibility of committing unlawful acts of terrorism, act of shooting, killing, extortion and looting etc.

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The restriction has been imposed to prevent possibility of breach of peace and tranquility and thwart any attempt dangerous to human life.

The additional district magistrate vide the order has prohibited pillion riding in two-wheelers on any road, street, by-lane passage, thoroughfare, village paths, tracks within the district with immediate effect.

However, in respect of persons above 60 (sixty) years of age, children below 12 years, women, all officers and employees of state or central governments and police personnel on duty are exempted from the purview of this restriction.

The Sivasagar district administration has also imposed restrictions under Section 144 CrPC prohibiting forming of assembly of five or more persons for unlawful activities; holding of meeting or demonstration, rallies, taking out procession or shouting any slogans on any road, public places, creating swahid bedis, wall writing, printing slogans etc at any thoroughfares or other places on any visible site, individually or collectively; collection and subscription on any manner or from any person, business establishments, office or intimidation of any person for such collection.

However, magistrates, security personnel of Army, CRPF, police and civil officials on duty are exempted from the purview of this prohibitory order.

The orders have come into force with immediate effect and will remain in force for a period of 60 (sixty) days.

Any violation of this order will be punishable under provisions of Section 188 IPC, stated a press release.

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