Mangaluru, Aug 4: City Police Commissioner N Shashi Kumar has extended the prohibitory orders under section 144 under the limits of commissionerate till 6 am on August 8.
The prohibitory orders was imposed after a group of Hindutwa activists hacked a Muslim youth to death at Surathkal on July 28.
No ban on pillion riders
Meanwhile, the police withdrew a ban order on male pillion riders on two-wheelers.
Earlier in the day, as per the direction of ADGP (law and order) Alok Kumar, the Commissioner had issued a formal order banning male pillion riders on two-wheelers from 6pm to 6am.
Following opposition from various quarters, the police took a U-turn. The order was withdrawn in the public interest, said the commissioner.
According to ADGP 18 check posts are being opened across the bordering district of Dakshina Kannada as per the directions of the Home Minister and DGP.