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Explained: What is Section 144 of CrPC?

Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is issued in urgent cases of security threat or riot and bars the assembly of five or more people in an area where it has been imposed. The notification is issued by the District Magistrate of the area.

Express daily briefing: Section 144 imposed in Srinagar, schools, colleges shut in Mumbai; and more

From confusion over the presence of massive security forces in Jammu and Kashmir to schools and colleges being shut for the second time in Mumbai due to rains, here's all that is making news today.


Unnao rape: Kuldeep Sengar, aide to be produced in Delhi's Tis Hazari court, security tightened

The case pertains to the rape of a minor girl allegedly by the lawmaker at his residence in Unnao on June 4, 2017, where she had gone to seek a job. Accused Shashi Singh had allegedly lured the victim into going to Sengar's residence.

Curfew imposed in four towns of Jammu, security heightened

Even in places where only Section 144 of CrPC has been imposed, police and Central Armed Police Forces have raised barricades by laying concertina wires on roads to check movement of people.

Bangalore news 24 July Highlights: Section 144 still in place; pubs, bars opened at 6 pm

Bangalore news Highlights: Get the latest updates on Bangalore traffic, Bangalore weather, the events in Bangalore today and much more in our daily live blog.

J&K: Section 144 in Poonch, Rajouri after shops, vehicles set on fire

The miscreants are learnt to have later attacked the residence of a local BJP leader and former Poonch district vice-president of Hindu Mahasabha, Satish Kumar, in Mendhar town.


Before demolition drive, McLeodganj hoteliers asked to deposit firearms

Kangra Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Kumar has now issued a notification under section 144 of the Indian Penal Code, asking hotel owners and their staff in McLeodganj to deposit their firearms so that a Supreme Court-ordered demolition drive is conducted smoothly.

Communal tension in UP's Ballia district, Section 144 imposed

The trouble started on Tuesday when one Arvind Rajbhar suffered minor injuries after his bicycle was hit by a bike

Mob lynching: Normalcy returns to Dimapur, Sec 144 continue to be in force

No person has been arrested yet in relation to the March 5 violence.

Ahmedabad collector invokes Section 144 to prevent swine flu

The move has come after Gujarat registered more than 230 swine flu deaths since January this year.

Section 144 Videos

Ram Rahim Rape Case Verdict: We Shall Move The Followers Away From The Court Complex Says DGP Sandhu

In a late evening briefing to the media, DGP Sandhu said, “We shall move the followers away from the court complex so that the court proceedings can be held peacefully and without any disruption tomorrow.” “We have arranged the buses for all these followers who have assembled in Panchkula and shall take them out of […]

Hooda blames BJP for Jat quota row in Haryana

Rohtak, Feb 19 (ANI): Lashing out at the state government, former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda blamed BJP leaders for the Jat quota row in the state. He accused the ruling party of having no stand on the issue. He said his government gave an ideal reservation to everyone and people were satisfied with his government. At least 15 people were injured in Rohtak yesterday when a protest turned violent, forcing the administration to impose Section 144 and block internet services.