Pulwama District Magistrate Bans Sale, Store And Purchase Of Army’s Combat Uniforms

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District Magistrate

Pulwama District Magistrate has imposed a ban on sale, store, and purchase of Army uniform and other combative dresses with immediate effect.

An official spokesperson said that the district magistrate issued an order imposing a ban on the sale, storage and purchase of Army uniform and other combative dresses. The order has been issued under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code, the spokesperson said, adding that the purpose of the ban was to prevent misuse of Army pattern uniforms and accouterments by elements to foment trouble and possibility of carrying out terror attacks.

Accordingly, ADCs and Police have been directed to keep vigil and inspect local markets in their respective jurisdictions besides seizure of the combat pattern cloth and ready-made dresses if any.

Any violation of this prohibitory order will attract penal action under section 188 of IPC.  (TNS)

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