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Six months jail for swimming at beaches in Karachi

Commissioner Karachi has imposed a 15-day ban on swimming in the sea, beaches, and Hub Canal within the territorial limits of the Karachi Division _ the ban will be effective till August 17, 2022.

KARACHI: The Karachi administration has imposed a ban on swimming and boating at beaches in the city amid recent incidents of drowning. Those who violated the law will have to face up to six months jail as punishment.

According to Commissioner Karachi office, due to torrential rains and high tides in the “sea, swimming, diving, bathing and boating in the sea/beaches may cause harm to public life.”

“There are sufficient grounds to proceed under section 144 Cr.P.C to avoid any untoward event of drowning and to save lives of people,” the notification added.

Therefore, Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Iqbal Memon has imposed a 15-day ban on swimming in the sea, beaches, and Hub Canal within the territorial limits of the Karachi Division _ the ban will be effective till August 17, 2022.

Memon also ordered the deputy commissioners and assistant commissioners of Karachi Division to take action against the violators in coordination with the concerned Senior Superintendents of Police.

The violators will be booked under section 188 PPC for the violation of Section 144 Cr. P.C.

If the a person is charged for violation of section 188 of PPC and endangers “causes or tends to cause danger to human life, health or safety,” he/she can be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to Rs3,000 three, or with both.

Javed Mahmood
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I am an experienced writer, analyst, and author. My exposure in English journalism spans more than 28 years. In the past, I have been working with daily The Muslim (Lahore Bureau), daily Business Recorder (Lahore/Islamabad Bureaus), Daily Times, Islamabad, daily The Nation (Lahore and Karachi). With daily The Nation, I have served as Resident Editor, Karachi. Since 2009, I have been working as a Freelance Writer/Editor for American organizations.

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