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Section 144 imposed against kite-flying in Islamabad

By News Desk

March 26, 2024 11:05 AM


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Following a flurry of tragic incidents linking to kite-flying in a number of cities, the administration in Islamabad on Tuesday imposed Section 144 against kite-flying in the limits of the federal capital.

According to the 24News HD TV channel, a Islamabad police spokesperson has stated that 24 cases were registered against kite-flying and 56 kite-flyers have been arrested this year.

The police spokesperson also warned that strict legal action will be taken against those involved in using metallaic cord and chemical string for kite-flying.

Crackdown against kite flying continues in Punjab,

On the instructions of the Chief Minister of Punjab, a crackdown was continued across the province.

During the one-month-long drive against kite flying in Lahore, city police arrested 1223 kite fighters, 95 kite sellers, and 12 kite makers while more than 19,700 kites and 1,116 chemical string wheels were recovered from the possession of the accused.

Kite seller arrested from Renala Khurd

In Renala Khurd, a kite seller named Waqqas was arrested and dozens of kites were recovered from his custody. The city police registered a case against him under the Kite Flying Act.

The police have registered more than 90 cases against kite selling in Hafizabad, Jalalpur Bhattian, and Pindi Bhattian.

The police also recovered dozens of chemical string wheels and kites from the custody of the arrested kite sellers.

Reporters: Farzana Siddique, Irfan Malik, and Rana Amjad Farooq


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