Police Commissioner enforces queue system at public places

City Police Commissioner M. Mahender Reddy on Saturday issued orders enforcing queue system at all public places.

“It is considered expedient to take stringent and speedy measures to control the overcrowding of people at public places like cinema theaters, bus stands, malls, shopping complexes, religious places, educational institutions, industrial fairs and exhibitions, food outlets, wine shops, ATMs, business outlets, offices, places of entertainment and such other places where public throng takes place for maintaining public order, tranquility, decency and smooth flow of traffic in such places,” the Commissioner said. Therefore, he directed managements of all the above mentioned establishments to take necessary measures including providing ‘Q’ Managers, Security Personnel, Signage, Awareness, Enforcement etc., for mandatory formation of queue lines of the public gathered at their establishments on a sustainable basis in order to maintain order, decency and discipline.

Further, the Commissioner urged the general public to follow the queue lines at the above said places leaving a personal space of one feet between person to person standing in the queue system, without forming into a crowd.

This order will come into force from 6 AM on 17th October and remain in force for a period of 15 days.

The Police Commissioner said any management violating this order would be liable for punishment under Sections 188, 290 and 290 r/w 109 of the IPC and under Section 76 of the Hyderabad City Police Act, 1348 Fasli. (INN)