Section 144 has been imposed in North Goa district after receiving intelligence information about the possibility of a terrorist attack on the Western Ghat of Goa. North Goa District Collector R. Maneka said in a notification issued on Monday that section 144 will be implemented from 11 February to 10 April.
The notification states that Section 144 has been implemented in view of the intelligence inputs regarding the threat of terrorist attack on the west coast of India and the possibility of anti-social elements committing crimes in Goa or elsewhere.
Citing intelligence inputs about “possible terror threats” along the Western Coast, the North #Goa district administration on Wednesday imposed #section144 for a period of two months. pic.twitter.com/MXpHZpt4QD— IANS Tweets (@ians_india) February 12, 2020
R Maneka said, “It is absolutely mandatory to take quick steps to prevent danger to human life and any kind of terrorist activities. These terrorist activities can affect the security of the state and may hamper public order and peace.”
The District Magistrate has ordered that owners of houses, buildings, hotels, lodges, private guest houses and paying guests should get proper verification of all persons before renting their premises.