KANPUR, August 21, 2022 (TBNN)
Amid spike in COVID-19 infections in the city, the Uttar Pradesh Government has imposed Section 144 in Kanpur and restricted the gathering of people in public places.
Prohibitory orders under Section 144 have been imposed in Kanpur District of Uttar Pradesh in view of a surge in Coronavirus cases, various upcoming examinations and festivals, an official government spokesman said.
The restrictions will be in place for a month. Section 144 of the CrP.C. restricts the gathering of more than four to five people, the spokesman added.
According to the details, people violating Section 144 will be punished under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.