Bangalore: Passes, prohibitive orders extended until April 20

BENGALURU: The city's police commissioner issued injunctive orders under section 144 of the CrPC on Tuesday through 20 this month. Similarly, the Director General and Inspector General of Police-Praveen Sood issued a circular ordering the Bangalore police to extend the validity of the pass (electronic and physical passes) until April 20.

These passes were valid until April 14, the last closing date, according to the first announcement made by the Prime Minister. Narendra Modi . However, with the extension of the blockade until May 3, passes must be extended to 20, according to the circular.

Addressing the media, the city's police commissioner, Bhaskar Rao, said: “So far, we have seized around 30,000 vehicles under the 2005 Law for violating the rules. Some citizens come to the roads under the pretext of walking and jogging. This must be avoided. Those facing medical emergencies will receive help from the police in the field. We are using around 50 drones to track unnecessary moments in the public, he said.