Notification of Extension in Lockdown in Punjab
NO.SO(IS-II)1-1/2004, WHEREAS, the number of corona virus (COVID-19) cases is on increase in the province of Punjab, which poses a serious and imminent threat to public heath Hence, it is mandatory to take all possible safety measures for prevention and control of outbreak of the disease l in the province of Punjab.
AND WHEREAS, in my opinion there are sufficient grounds to proceed under section 144 o Code of Criminal Procedure, 1896. as an immediate preventive and precautionary measure, the directions hereinafter appearing are necessary to ensure public health, contain the spread of corona virus and save precious human Lives in the province of Punjab.
NOW THEREFORE, I Momin Agha, Additional Ciel Secretary (Home) Government of the Punjab, in expertise of powers vested in me under Section 14(6) of “Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898. do hereby prohibit the fallowing action:
“Pillion riding within the Jurisdiction of province of Punjab, with exception to elderly Persons, women and enforcement agencies”
This order shall remain in force in the entire province of Punjab with Immediate effect till 12:00 AM Saturday, 09.05.2020 unless modified.
This order shall be given wider publicity in official Gazette, Daily Newspapers and broadcasting though Radio Pakistan, Pakistan Television and other TV Channels as news item for information of the general public.