Deputy commissioner Dr K V Rajendra issued prohibitory measures in Dakshina Kannada from July 29 to August 1.
There happened two murders constantly in the district, so to avoid further untoward incidents from taking place in the Mangalore Commissionerate, police commissioner N Shashi Kumar imposed Section 144 CrPC in the district until 6 am on July 30. Schools and colleges in Panambur, Suratkal, Bajpe and Mulki will also remain closed during this period.
All shops will close from 6 pm to 6 am, except essential services like hospitals, medical shops, etc.
DC Dr Rajendra also ordered the district administration to keep a vigil and see that no shops violate the prohibitory orders. People are requested to co-operate with the district administration to maintain law and order in the district. The DC has taken the decision and issued prohibitory orders to avoid further untoward incidents in the district.