Breach of peace

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disorderly conduct, disturbing the public peace.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-August 19, 2019-: Breach of peace occurred
The police charged Cecilia, 50, and Vivian, 28, student, residents of Alagbado, Lagos, with four counts of conspiracy, breach of peace, assault and damage.
The five accused were arraigned on three count charges of unlawful assembly, disturbance of public peace and manner likely to cause a breach of peace.
'The exist fear of breach of peace and threat to the general law and order in Quetta on Eid ul Fitar, provincial government is pleased to impose pillion riding ban in Quetta for six hours.' The notification reads.
According to a statement seen by the Nation, he is accused of organising a revolution against the Jubilee government, He is alleged to have been plotting a "revolution likely to cause civil unrest and also cause a breach of peace".Mr Mwangi who has had several run ins with the law in the past, refused to state anything in his statement as with regards to his arrest.
"A 72-year-old woman was arrested for breach of peace but has since been released from custody.
"Any attempt to cause a breach of peace will be met with dire consequences from our forces," he said.
On Thursday the government banned opposition protests in the three cities' central business districts because of "danger of breach of peace", Interior Minister Fred Matiangi said.
John Thornton, 30, of Southington, was arrested Monday and charged with breach of peace and threatening.
The IG also said that with the release of political party workers breach of peace could be endangered.
"The SP leader started shouting on top of his voice 'Pakistaan Zindabad' after which local officials booked him for breach of peace," a police official said.
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