Section 144 imposed in Pabna
News Desk || risingbd.com
Pabna’s Atghoria upazila administration has imposed restrictions on public assembly to avert any untoward incident as two rival political parties announced simultaneous rallies at the same venue.
The restrictions applied under Section 144 of the CrPc have been in force in Naduria More area of Majpara union of the upazila since 6 am on Tuesday, and will stay until 12 pm, said the local administration.
Atghoria Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO) and Executive Magistrate Maksuda Akhter Masu issued this order Monday night.
She said that the administration resorted to the restriction to keep the law and order situation under control.
All types of public gatherings in the area have been banned.
Majpara union BNP called a protest rally on Tuesday protesting the hike in the prices of fuel and daily commodities as well as the recent attacks on BNP activists.
On the other hand, the union unit of Awami League (AL) announced a rally against 'BNP's anarchy' at the same place.