The Police Department on Saturday issued prohibitory orders banning assembly of persons in the limits of the Begum Bazaar police station due to District Judges’ recruitment examination which would be held there on March 6.
In a notification issued by city Police Commissioner AK Khan, the assembly of persons has been banned in order to maintain public order and peace and to prevent obstruction of any lawfully employed person or causing disturbance of public tranquillity or riot within the limits of the Begum Bazaar police station from 6 AM to 6 PM on March 6.
However, police officers on duty, Military personnel, Home Guards, Flying Squad of Education Department and bonafide funeral processions are excluded from the prohibitory orders.
The police chief also extended the prohibitory orders in place around the state Assembly through another notification. He said that every kind of assembly or public meeting or procession that has potential to cause disturbance to the public peace and safety within a radius of one km of the Legislative Assembly and Council building will be in force from 6 AM on March 7 to 6 AM of March 13.
The police chief further said that in order to maintain public order and public peace and to prevent obstruction of any lawfully employed person or causing disturbance of public tranquillity or a riot or and affray in the areas covered by certain police stations in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad, assembly of persons around 500 yards at all the examination centres of Intermediate Public Examinations scheduled to be held from March 7 to March 25 and SSC Public Examinations scheduled to be held from March 24 to March 9 has been prohibited.
Police officers on duty, military personnel, home guards, flying squad education department and bonafide funeral processions were exempted from the ban.
The orders would be effective from 6 AM of March 7 till the end of the examinations.