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Section 144 imposed in Jammu

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In the wake of an extension of Jammu bandh by the AIIMS Coordination Committee, section 144 of CrPC has been imposed here by the authorities, prohibiting assembly of more than four people at any place.

“In connection with Jammu Bandh by AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC), District Magistrate Jammu has imposed restrictions on assemble of any group comprising four or more people to refrain them from taking out any rally, procession in Municipal limits of all Tehsils of Jammu districts, including the limits of JMC Jammu,” an official spokesman said.

He said the prohibition will remain in force till further orders and failure to comply with it will lead to prosecution under 188 of Ranbir Penal Code (RPC).

ACC, the group spearheading the agitation for setting up of an AIIMS here, extended the Jammu bandh by 72 hours today.

—PTI