KARACHI: Section 144 was imposed on Wednesday to prevent one-wheeling incidents and aerial firing on the eve of Independence Day. The ban has been imposed for two days and has been effective since Wednesday evening. Besides one-wheeling and aerial firing, the ban has been imposed on riding motorcycles without silencers and swimming on the beaches. According to Sindh police spokesperson, the step has been taken keeping in view the inconvenience to the general public by some irresponsible youngsters on the occasion of the Independence Day. Anyone violating the ban will be arrested by the raiding teams, he added.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 14th,2014.