Prohibitory orders expanded to Mangalore city limits up to June 27

11:29 AM, Friday, June 23rd, 2017

tr SureshMangaluru : The city Police Commissioner T.R. Suresh on Thursday imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code in Mangaluru Police Commissionerate limits (entire Dakshina Kannada) till midnight of June 27.

This has been done as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order in view of communal tension in areas such as Kalladkka, B.C. Road, Farangipet, on the outskirts of the city in Dakshina Kannada.

Tension prevailed in some parts of Bantwal taluk represented in the Assembly by B. Ramanath Rai, Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology and also in-charge of Dakshina Kannada, after an autorickshaw driver Ashraf Kalayi (35), who is an activist of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI), was hacked to death at Benjanapadvau between Mangaluru and B.C. Road on Wednesday noon.

Meanwhile, K.G. Jagadeesha, Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada, had extended the prohibitory orders clamped on Bantwal, Sullia, Belthnagady and Sullia taluks on Wednesday.

Shops and commercial establishments in Faraniget, B.C. Road and Kalladkka on the National Highway 75 functioned normally on Thursday.

K. Annamalai, Superintendent of Police, Chikkamagaluru and his team have been assisting Dakshina Kannada police in maintaining law and order on the outskirts of the city.

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