breach of the peace

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breach of the peace

Law an offence against public order causing an unnecessary disturbance of the peace
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According to him, Isah behaved in a disorderly manner likely to cause a breach of peace in Ayede-Ekiti by damaging two windows in the house of one Bola Okesola, for no just cause.
The step has been taken to avoid breach of peace and tranquility as well as damage to life and property," a government spokesman said.
Srinagar, May 21 ( ANI ): The chairman of Awami Action Committee, Mohammad Umar Farooq, on Monday hit out at the Omar Abdullah Government in Jammu and Kashmir, saying offering prayers is not a breach of peace.
It [Hazare's detention] was a painful duty, carried out because of breach of peace," Chidambaram said.
Six people were arrested, including two man aged 20 and 41 for breach of peace, two aged 31 and 43 for breach of peace and assaulting police, and two others for breach of peace and obstructing police.

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