KARACHI: The Sindh authorities on Sunday imposed rapid ban on pillion driving in Karachi for one month.
In accordance with a notification issued by Sindh House Division the ban has been imposed on pillion driving below part 144 of Felony Process Code.
Pillion driving has been banned to take care of legislation and order scenario, residence division mentioned.
Nevertheless, ladies, senior residents and media individuals shall be exempted from the ban on pillion driving, in accordance with the house division. Kids below the age of 12 may even be exempted from the prohibition.
The house division has mentioned that after incidents of hand grenade assaults and focused killings within the metropolis, the ban has been imposed on pillion driving on advice of the legislation enforcement companies i.e. police and rangers.
With a purpose to keep legislation and order scenario, the Sindh authorities had earlier imposed a ban on pillion driving for ninth and 10th of Muharram throughout the province.