Section 144 imposed in Shaheen Bagh amid protests. ZNDM

Section 144 has been imposed in Shaheen Bagh amid the ongoing protests in Shaheen Bagh against the citizenship law. Delhi Police has issued a notice that they should not gather in this area, nor perform. Legal action will be taken against those who disobey this order.

Section 144 has been imposed in Shaheen Bagh amid the ongoing protests in Shaheen Bagh against the citizenship law. Delhi Police has issued a notice that they should not gather in this area, nor perform. Legal action will be taken against those who disobey this order. Women have been sitting on a continuous protest in Shaheen Bagh for two and a half months and are demanding removal of the citizenship law.
Delhi Police has stepped up security around the protest site. A large number of police personnel are gradually being deployed near the protest venue. The police is keeping a close watch on everyone. Apart from this, the police is monitoring the roads leading to the protest site.
   What is Section -144 and when is it imposed?
Section 144 of the CrPC is invoked to maintain peace when there is a danger of any security related threat or riots. Section -144 where five or more men cannot gather together in the area where it appears. A notification is issued by the District Collector of the area to implement the clause. Internet services can also be stalled with common access after Section 144 comes into force. After this section is implemented, there is a ban on the carrying of weapons in that area.