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Crackdown against beggars launched in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: 03, NOVEMBER, 2021: An authorities have launched a fresh crackdown on professional beggars and their handlers in Peshawar.
A notification has been issued by the Deputy Commissioner office in this regard.
As per notification, Deputy commissioner, Captain ( Retd) Kahlid Mahmood in the exercise of power conferred under section 144 of the criminal procedure 1898, imposed a ban on beggary within territorial jurisdiction of district Peshawar.
"Anyone contravening this order is liable to be proceed against under section 188 of Pakistan Penal Code 1860. This order shall come into force immediately, and shall remain in force for a period of 30 days unless modified or withdrawn earlier," it added. (04)

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