Goa imposes Sec 144 as precautionary measure in view of COVID-19 pandemic
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Goa imposes Sec 144 as precautionary measure in view of COVID-19 pandemic

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Panaji, Mar 21 : As a precautionary measure in view of coronavirus, the Goa Government on Saturday imposed section 144 CrPC in both districts of the state to prohibit movement of more than four persons together.

The orders issued by North Goa as well as South Goa District Administration also warned of action against spreading of rumours related to the coronavirus through mass and social media without its proper verification. It also warned of action against instances of misreporting in the newspapers which could lead to doubts and panic in society potentially leading to incitement and violence. (UNI)

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