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Warning 10 Nov 2022 | 9:06 am

Sec 144 imposed for 2 mths around refinery in Barmer

Section 144 has been imposed over  A 3 KM radius of the boundary walls of HPCL RRL refinery at Pachpadra in Barmer district for two months a day after an incident of violence between two groups at the refinery gate on Tuesday.

Jaisalmer: Section 144 has been imposed over  A 3 KM radius of the boundary walls of HPCL RRL refinery at Pachpadra in Barmer district for two months a day after an incident of violence between two groups at the refinery gate on Tuesday.

This order issued by district collector Lok Bandhu bans assembling of five or more people in the area.When some local people were submitting a memorandum to the tehsildar at gate number 3 of the refinery on Tuesday, a few men in some four-wheelers tried to run the vehicles on them and created terror.Angered by the act, the people present there set two vehicles afire. The incidents hit the law and order situation.

Section 144 was imposed on Wednesday in anticipation of further disturbances by the antisocial elements.Lok Bandhu said any violation of the Section 144 order would invite action under Section 188 of IPC and other legal provisions.

The order will remain effective for the next two months or till further orders, he said.HPCL RRL refinery located at Sajiyali, Roop ji Kantvada and Sambhra villages under Pachpadra tehsil is an important institution of the state and central governments.

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