144 CrPC imposed in Dhansiripar, Tseminyu & Phek


Dimapur, February 26: Commissioner of Police Dimapur has promulgated 144 CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973) (2 of 1974) in Dhansiripar Sub-Division, Dimapur prohibiting assembly of 5 or more persons and carrying of fire arms, stones, lathis, explosive materials or any such items, believing that unknown miscreants and disgruntled persons may attempt to create disorder and trouble in Dhansiripar Sub-Division thereby interfering in the smooth and fair conduct of election and thereby may cause a breach of peace and public tranquillity.
The order would however not be applicable in respect of Police/ Army/ Para-Military forces/ Magistrate on duty and persons engaged in govt. Business.
This order is passed exparte U/S 144 (2) Cr.PC. However anyone aggrieved by this order may approach the competent authority for modification/ waiver/ alternation/ rescind the order.
This order has come into force with immediate effect and shall remain in force till completion of the polling process and this order would not apply to Government Officials involved in the conduct of elections and maintenance of Law and Order and essential services.
For the violation of the aforesaid order, if any is found guilty, he/she would be liable for punishment under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code. (Page News Service)
District Magistrate, Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan, IAS imposed Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code 1973 in the entire area of Tseminyu sub-division under Kohima district in view of reports of violence, vandalism etc. in Tseminyu, disturbing the public peace and tranquility, which has a direct bearing on the peaceful conduct of Nagaland State Legislative Assembly Elections on February 27. The order has come into force with immediate effect today and shall be in force till further order.
The order under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code prohibits assembly of five or more persons, carrying of firearms, stones, lathis, explosive materials or any such items. The order shall not hinder the government officials involved in the conduct of elections and maintenance of law and order and essential services.
The voters going to their respective polling stations to cast their vote on February 27, 2018 are also exempted from the purview of the order.
District Magistrate, Phek has in an order promulgated curfew under Section 144 CrPC in Phek Town and surrounding areas with immediate effect from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. daily till further order. With the promulgation of Section 144 of CrPC public meetings and unlawful assemblies, assembly/ movement of more than 5 person together in the area has been prohibited. The order has been promulgated taking into consideration the volatile situation in the area abd to ensure free and fair election in the town. (Page News Service)