Police arrest man for littering in Karachi

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

26th Sep, 2019. 05:01 pm

A man named Abdul Jabbar was arrested in Karachi on Thursday for littering.

He was throwing trash on the street when the Sukhan police police caught him

According to details, Karachi police arrested a man in Bin Qasim Town for throwing garbage on the street.

As per the notification issued by the Sindh Home Department on Wednesday grants poilce the power for 90 days to arrest people who litter under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

The Sindh government has banned open littering on the streets, littering outside the main doors of houses, littering through windows of vehicles on the road, open littering on beaches, throwing debris of damaged structures of under construction buildings on the roads and spitting paan in the open.

Anyone found littering will be prosecuted under Section 188 of the Pakistan Penal Code. Section 188 relates to disobeying orders by a public servant. The penalties range from imprisonments of one month and a fine of Rs200 to imprisonments of six months and a fine of Rs1,000, depending on how the rules are violated.

On September 20, while presiding over the meeting Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah said that we have renovated the city and we will clean it as well. All the DCs informed the Chief Minister that the task of removing the garbage has been completed.

The Chief Minister said that the scales available at Jam Chakro and Gond Pass, the record of each district should keep separate. How much waste will be sent, we are going to do work scientifically.

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