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34 arrested in Chandigarh for violating order on crackers

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

The Police arrested 34 people on night for violating the orders on the timing for bursting of crackers.

"A total of 33 cases were registered under sections 188 IPC (Indian Penal Code) in which a total of 34 people were arrested (for) bursting firecrackers beyond the permissible time limit," a Police said on Thursday.

Five people were also arrested between November 5 and 7 for selling firecrackers without permit or licence, the added.

Bursting of firecrackers was allowed by authorities only from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on night on Wednesday following directions from the

However, many started bursting crackers just after 6 p.m. and many others continued beyond the 10 p.m. deadline.



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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 17:48 IST