14th August, 2019
In view of the situation of communal tension and disturbance in some areas of Jaipur, the government has implemented section 144 in 10 police station areas. According to sources, Section 144 has been imposed in these areas for 5 days. Not only this, mobile and internet service has already been discontinued here. It is being told that the police has made additional security arrangements in view of Independence Day and Rakshabandhan.
Additional forces deployed
Rajasthan Director General of Police Bhupendra Singh told reporters on Wednesday that additional forces have been deployed in the stress and disturbance affected areas taking necessary precautionary measures. He also said that the police have arrested 15 people so far.
5 cases registered in 3 days
He said that "Section 144 has been imposed in 5 police station areas for 5 days. In the last 3 days, 5 cases have been registered in connection with incidents of nuisance. A total of 15 people have been arrested so far. Other mischievous elements will also be arrested soon. "
Singh said that in view of Rakshabandhan and Independence Day, the police is taking extra vigil.
Additional vigilance for national festivals
He said, "Police makes special arrangements on all festivals and national festivals. Keeping in view the current situation, this time, besides regular arrangements, measures have been taken. Simultaneously, Singh appealed to people to ignore the rumors.
Section 144 imposed for 5 days
It is noteworthy that tensions and stone-pelting incidents occurred in 2 communities on Monday night in some areas including Galta Gate, Idgah in Jaipur. The situation remained normal in the day on Tuesday, but at night there was tension again in Gangapol area of the city. After the stone pelting, Section 144 was imposed in Chardiwari and 10 adjoining police station areas for 5 days. Mobile and Internet services in these police stations are closed since Monday night. At the same time, the police have registered several cases of obstructing government work and attacking the police. Apart from this, he has also highlighted some people spreading rumors on social media.