Ban on bathing in bodies of water as the mercury drops in Ludhiana



Ludhiana With a cold snap sweeping the district, a ban was imposed on diving, swimming and bathing in the Sidhwan Canal, the Sutlej Club and other water bodies in the city on Monday.

Deputy Police Commissioner (DCP) Simratpal Singh Dhindsa, who additionally serves as Joint Police Commissioner (JCP, HQ), said the order would be in effect for two months and legal proceedings would be initiated. against offenders.

The JCP also extended the ban on using VIP badges or writing “police” or “army” on vehicles and the ban on transporting sand in open vehicles and on transporting people in transport vehicles. merchandise.

To control illegal hookah bars operating in the city, the JCP also extended the ban on serving hookah. He said any hotel, bar or lounge serving hookahs will be dealt with strictly and cases will be filed against the owners.

Outdoor alcohol consumption in rehris, dhabas, shops and public places was also prohibited, as was the use of trails to install rehris and makeshift stalls.

The JCP said that ownership of used vehicles should be transferred to the buyers’ name within 30 days of purchase. “Criminals often buy old vehicles and don’t have them transferred on their behalf, and later use them to carry out crimes.”

Calling this dangerous to animals and humans, the JCP has also banned the use of black films on vehicle windows, the sale of substandard helmets and plastic kite ropes under section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

Guest, purchase records required

In accordance with the orders, hotels, guesthouses and other owners of service apartments must keep a register of visitors. Likewise, it is compulsory for traders to keep a register of purchasers of army printed clothing and uniforms under Article 144 of the CrPC.

Traders were ordered to keep copies of identity documents, buyers’ phone numbers and a stock statement, all to be handed over to the relevant police stations at regular intervals.



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