Explained:How Section 144 CrPC works

News:Recently,state governments have issued prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Code Of Criminal Procedure(CrPC),1973 after the protests started against the Citizenship Amendment Act. Facts: About Section 144: Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code(CrPC) of 1973 authorizes the Executive Magistrate of any state or territory to issue an order to prohibit the assembly of… Continue reading Explained:How Section 144 CrPC works

Section 144

News:Maharashtra Police has imposed section 144 in Aarey Colony banning unlawful assembly following strong protests by activists against the felling of trees in the green zone for a Metro car shed. Facts: Section 144: Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is imposed when there are apprehensions of breach of public peace and… Continue reading Section 144

Govt imposes restrictions under section 144 in Srinagar and some other districts of J&K

The Jammu and Kashmir government imposed restrictions in Srinagar and some other districts under Section 144 CrPC. Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is issued in urgent cases of security threat or riot. It bars the assembly of five or more people in an area where it has been imposed. The notification… Continue reading Govt imposes restrictions under section 144 in Srinagar and some other districts of J&K