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16 arrested for lockdown violation in Nagaland; 3 vehicles seized


Dimapur, March 30: Home Commissioner, Abhijit Sinha, IAS today revealed that the total number of violations of the lockdown in Nagaland is 54, and remedial steps have been taken against the violations.
Giving the status report in COVID-19 lockdown in the State, Sinha said 2 FIRs have been lodged, 16 people arrested, 3 vehicles seized and Rs 100 imposed as fine. No law and order incidents have been reported, he said.
On the supply of essential goods and services, he informed that control room is being set up to monitor the essential supplies in all the 11 districts of the State.
Shops for food grains and groceries were open in all the districts. Milk shops remain closed in 4 districts. However, medicinal shops remain opened in all the districts and no shortage of food grains, groceries, milk or medicines have been reported in any part of the State, he informed.
Sinha said no restrictions are imposed on the movement of personnel/workers in manufacturing of essential commodities and essential service providers like electricity, telecom facilities, cooking fuels, medical facilities etc.
In Zunheboto, shelter facility has been identified but no such cases have been identified so far.
The Dimapur District administration has established a community kitchen and food has been distributed with the help of NGOs. Permits were issued to vehicles for transportation of essential commodities and shop remain opened from 8 am till 2 pm, he said. (Page New Service)