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Coronavirus: Curfew under section 144 of CrPC in Pune

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

Curfew under section 144 of the

CrPC was imposed in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad from 9pm on Sunday to 5am on Monday in view of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

With this order, no person can move on foot or by vehicle or stand or roam around any road in the city, and the persons violating it will be punished under section 188 of IPC, Pune police said.

Pune Joint Commissioner of Police Ravindra Shisve said essential services are excluded from the purview of the curfew.

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First Published: Sun, March 22 2020. 21:10 IST