However, women, senior citizens and media persons will be exempted from the ban on pillion riding, according to the home department. Children under the age of 12 will also be exempted from the prohibition.
The ban will come into force from tonight and will remain effective till August 15.
KARACHI: The government of Sindh has announced ban on pillion riding across the province on Chehlum of the martyrs of Karbala on Tuesday (tomorrow). Provincial home department in a notification said, the Sindh government imposed ban on pillion riding on motorbikes in exercise of powers under Section 144 (6) of the criminal procedure code during the chehlum on Oct 30 and up to Nov 2 in the province.” Under the government orders, the pillion riding in Karachi has been banned for only one day, on Oct 30. In other…
KARACHI: The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain was being observed with traditional religious fervour on Monday in all parts of the country amid stringent security measures. Mourning processions were being taken out from major and small cities of the country including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and Rawalpindi. Strict security measures were put in place across the country and aerial surveillance of all processions in the major metropolis was also carried out, while CCTV (closed-circuit television) cameras and…