KARACHI: Police detained at least 100 citizens from Sea View for violating ban imposed on pillion riding as part of the security arrangements for the Chehlum of martyrs of Karbala.
According to police officials, more than 50 motorcycles were taken into custody and 19 cases registered.
23 people were arrested from Jackson area.
Pillion riding is to remain banned on November 20 and 21 as part of strict security measures for chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A.). The ban has been imposed keeping in view recent incidences of firing in the metropolis and to maintain law and order in Karachi, police said.