Hyderabad, March 1 : With a view to maintain public order, peace and tranquility in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, City Police Commissioner Anurag Sharma on Friday issued certain prohibitory orders.
The Commissioner has prohibited any kind of public meetings and processions within the Hyderabad City, without obtaining prior permission of Zonal Deputy Commissioners of Police (Law and Order) concerned, Additional Commissioner of Police (Law and Order) or Joint Commissioner of Police (Coordination & Security) or the Commissioner himself.
Carrying of arms such as swords, spears, knives, sticks with or without flags bludgeons, guns, explosives, and other offensive weapons has also been prohibited. The gathering of persons on the public roads or public places disturbing peace and order or causing inconvenience, annoyance or danger to public too has been prohibited. The collection, carrying of stones or other means of casting missiles will also be an offence.
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 has been prohibited. Music, singing or speeches or broadcasting through loud speakers in the above mentioned areas has also been banned. The use of mikes/public address systems, use of horn through vehicles by any organisation, members of public etc., in the above mentioned areas has been prohibited..
Anurag Sharma said that any person violating the above orders shall be liable for prosecution under the Hyderabad City Police Act, 1348, Fasli (No. IX). These orders will be enforced from 6 AM on Saturday to 6 AM on March 8. INN