Lockdown imposed in Ustad Mohalla Jammu

District Magistrate Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, vide powers conferred upon her under section 144 of CrPC read with relevant provisions under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has declared Ustad Mohalla (Municipal Ward No. 9), falling under Police Station Pacca Danga, as containment /red zone and imposed strict lockdown and tight perimeter control, except for essential needs.

However, for any medical emergency, individuals can contact the 24×7 control room at 0191-2571616, 0191-2571912 and necessary facilitation shall be done, an official statement said. As per an order issued today by the DM, “Any violation of this order shall invite punitive action under section 188 of Indian Penal Code and other relevant sections of Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005.”