06 February,2023 01:06 PM IST | Mumbai | Asif Rizvi
The Mumbai Police on Monday issued a preventive order ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi*s visit to the city on February 10.
In the preventive order, the police said, "Report has been received that due to the situation prevailing in the areas under control of the Commissioner of Police, Mumbai, it is apprehended that during the Prime Minister of India Mumbai visit on 10/02/2023 at Mumbai Airport, INS SHIKRA, CSMT and Marol, in Andheri, terrorist/anti social elements may attack using drone, para-gliders, remote control microlight aircraft."
"There is every likelihood breach of peace and disturbance of public tranquility and also there is grave danger to human life, health, safety and injury to public property on," it further said.
The order was issued by Sham Ghuge, DCP (Operations), Mumbai.
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It said, on the occasion of the Prime Minister of India*s Mumbai visit at Mumbai Airport, INS SHIKRA, CSMT and Marol, large number of VIPS, various officers in large numbers are expected to attend the program. It is necessary that some checks should be put on activities around Mumbai, so that terrorist/anti-Social elements may not attack through drone, para gliders, remote control microlight aircraft, all types of balloons, kites and immediate action is necessary for the prevention of the same.
It said, in view of the Prime Minister of India*s Mumbai visit, no drone, para-gliders, all types of balloons, kites and remote control microlight aircraft flying activities to be allowed in jurisdiction of Airport Police Station, Sahar Police Station, Colaba Police Station, M.R.A.Marg Police Station, MIDC Police Station and Andheri Police Station.
The order further said that this order shall remain in force with effect from 00.01 hrs. of 10/02/2023 till 24.00 hrs. of 10 /02/2023 unless withdrawn earlier.
"Any person contravening this order shall be punishable under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code," the order said.