PESHAWAR, Oct 14 (APP): Deputy Commissioner (DC) Peshawar has banned carriage and display of arms/ammunition in the district under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedural Code (Cr.P.C) in the district, said a notification issued here on Friday.

The ban will remain imposed for a period of four days (from 14th to 17th October 2022, unless the order is modified or withdrawn.

The order has been issued in light of a letter received from the Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Peshawar, which stated that due to the prevailing situation of the district, there is a likelihood that terrorists/miscreants may enter Peshawar city to disturb the peace of the city during by-election on NA-31.

Under the order, the district administration has also imposed a ban on the use of vehicles with tinted glasses, pillion riding, APL/bogus number plate motorcycles, and entry of Afghan refugees to the city.

Anyone found violating the order would be proceeded against under Section 188 of the Pakistan Penal Code (P.P.C).

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