JAMMU, AUGUST 06:- District Magistrate Jammu in exercise of powers conferred upon him under section 144 of JK CrPc ordered that no pucca thread made of plastic or similar such synthetic material imported or indigenous which may be locally known as Chinese dor (thread) shall be sold or purchased for kite flying within the jurisdiction of Jammu district.
The wholesale dealers and retailers dealing in such threads shall immediately stop stocking of such threads.
This order shall come into force with immediate effect and shall remain in force for a period of 60 days from date of issue, unless withdrawn earlier. Any person who contravenes this order shall be liable to be punished in accordance with the provision of section-188 of the RPC. It is clarified that both the seller as well as buyer/user of the said thread shall be liable for prosecution.