The Sindh Home Department on Saturday issued a notification, announcing a ban on pillion riding across Karachi and Hyderabad from June 26th till June 28th. The ban is being imposed keeping in view the law and order situation.

According to notification, ban on pillion riding will also be imposed on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali (R.A).

The ban will not be applicable to women, people with disabilities, elderly people, journalists and children under the age of 12.

Karachi, a city of 20 million and Pakistan‘s economic hub, is frequently hit by religious, political and ethnic violence.