City Police Commissioner M Mahender Reddy on Tuesday imposed prohibitory orders in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
The Commissioner has imposed ban on holding any kind of public meetings and processions within the Hyderabad City without obtaining prior permission of Zonal DCP, Law and Order concerned, ACP, Law and Order or Jt. Commissioner of Police, Co-ordination & Security or Commissioner of Police, Hyderabad. Carrying of arms such as swords, spears, knives, sticks with or without flags bludgeons, guns, explosives, and other offensive weapons is also prohibited.
The Commissioner has also prohibited gathering of persons on the public roads or public places disturbing peace and order or causing inconvenience, annoyance or danger to public. The collection, carrying of stones or other means of casting missiles is also banned.
There will be ban on use of mikes/public address system by different organisations around the Secretariat premises, including Burgula Rama Krishna Rao Building, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Building, Commissioner of Fisheries building, Mint Compound, Nizam College and its surroundings, A.P. Legislative Assembly premises and surrounding roads, Public Garden Nampally, Upper Tankbund, I–MAX, Rotary and NTR Marg roads also fly-over road leading from Secretariat to Visweswarayya statue, Khairatabad. Music, singing or speeches or broadcasting through loud speakers in the above mentioned areas is also prohibited. He also imposed a ban on use of mikes/public address systems, use of horn through vehicles by any organisation, members of public etc., in these areas.
Mahender Reddy said any person violating the above orders would be liable for prosecution under the Hyderabad City Police Act, 1348, Fasli (No. IX).
These prohibitory orders will be in force with effect from 6 AM on April 27 to 6 AM on May 3. (INN)