KARACHI: Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said that mobile phone services will not be suspended in Karachi on New Year’s Eve.
The Sindh government has, however, imposed a three-day ban on pillion riding in Karachi starting from the evening today.
In a notification issued by the Home Department, the Sindh government also imposed a three-day ban on aerial firing and riding motorcycles without silencers.
The spokesperson of the Sindh Police SSP Imran Shaukat had earlier, that the police will register a case of attempted murder against any person found involved in aerial firing anywhere in the city.
The step has been taken to curb any possible act of violence during New Year’s Eve.
Carrying arms on New Year night is also prohibited. All the roads leading to Sea View will be closed and parking there will not be allowed. However, people living in that area can use these roads.