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The Dhaka Metropolitan Police Ordinance, 1976

( Ordinance NO. III OF 1976 )

Chapter VII


Penalty for being found under suspicious circumstances between sunset and sunrise
86. Whoever is found between sunset and sunriseÔÇö
(a) armed without any satisfactory excuse with any dangerous instruments; or
(b) having without any satisfactory excuse his face covered or otherwise disguised; or
(c) in any dwelling house or other building, or on board any vessel or boat or in any vehicle without being able satisfactorily to account for his presence there; or
(d) lying or loitering in any street, yard or other place without being able to give a satisfactory account of himself; or
(e) having in his possession without satisfactory excuse any implement of house-breaking;
shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine which may extend to two thousand taka, or with both.

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