Section 144 imposed for two months
Anyone not wearing a face mask in public may be arrested by the police, the Islamabad deputy commissioner said on Wednesday.
The deputy commissioner, Hamza Shaqat, issued a notification saying that Section 144 is being imposed in Islamabad on the use of face masks to prevent the community spread of viruses.
“Given the rising positivity of COVID-19 cases, it becomes essential that the general public must use/ wear face masks/ cover while visiting public places in Islamabad Capital Territory,” he wrote.
This order will remain in place for two months.