QUETTA - The Balochistan government on Friday imposed Section 144 in the province with immediate effect in order to maintain law and order across the province. According to the notification issued by Home and Tribal Affairs Department, following the imposition of Section 144 pillion-riding and display of weapons have been strictly banned across the province. The ban will remain in force for a period of two months. Official sources said that the ban had been imposed in view of the prevailing law and order situation in Balochistan. It may be mentioned here that incidents of target killing are on the rise in Quetta and other parts of the province, and perpetrators of such crimes mostly use motorbikes.