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66 hrs total restriction on public/vehicle movement in Dimapur from today; Total restriction on movement of vehicles in Kohima

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All shops, commercial & pvt establishments to remain closed
Dimapur, March 31: Dimapur Commissioner of Police & District Magistrate, Rothihu Tetseo, IPS has imposed total restriction of public and vehicular movement in Dimapur District from 6 am of April 1 to midnight of April 3.
However, police/army/ para military forces/ magistrate on duty/ doctors and medical staff on duty/ media have been exempted from the purview of the restriction. Treasury, Banks, Power, PHED, Telecom and vehicular transportation of essential commodities are also exempted from the purview of the total lockdown
In an order issued today, the Commissioner of Police said situation has arisen which warrants for further strict movement of public in order to ensure self isolation and social distance in public places as ordered by the Government of Nagaland.
The District Magistrate warned that violation of the order will be liable for punishment under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code.
Meanwhile, in an order, DC Dimapur, Anoop Khinchi has issued prohibitory order stating that all shops, commercial and private establishments shall remained closed from 6 a.m. of April 1 to midnight of April 3.
The order would however be exempted in repect of Police/Army/Para-Military forces/Magistrate on duty/Doctors and Medical Staff including private hospitals and clinics, bank staffs and persons engaged in emergency services.
In case of emergency, public can contact:
1. For Ambulance & Medicines–8787551751
2. DC Office Control Room –6009924366
3. Police Control Room — 7085055050
4. Medical Control Room — 7630877991/7630877983
Any person violating these containment measures will be liable to be proceeded against as per the provisions of section 51 to 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, besides legal action under section 188 of the IPC.

Meanwhile, the Nagaland Medicine Dealers Association (NMDA) has informed that all medical shops will remain closed tomorrow (1st April 2020) till further notice, until the Government comes up with a proper guidelines . The NMDA regretted the inconvenience caused to the customers. NMDA President, Ato Yepthomi expressed that medical people are becoming victims now. “Until the Government comes up with proper guidelines, we are not in a position to open our respective shops,” he said.

Total restriction on movement of vehicles in Kohima
DC Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie has enforced total restriction of movement of motor vehicles of all types, both private and Government (2/4 wheelers) in Kohima District with immediate effect.
In an order, the DC also authorized the following officers for issuance of passes to vehicles for enabling movement of essential commodities within Kohima district:
The jurisdiction/area wise authorized officers are: Kohima Sadar (Rural) – SDO (Civil) Kohima, Longasen Lotha; Kohima HQ (KMC), Inter-district, Inter-State and all other categories – SDO (C) Kohima, R. Daniel Angami; Chiephobozou Sub-Division – ADC Chiephobozou, Vekhoyi Chakhesang; Tseminyu Sub- Division – ADC Tseminyu, Nokshasashi; Jakhama Sub-Division – SDO (C) Jakhama, Alemyapang Longchar; Sechü-Zubza Sub-Division, SDO (C), Mhomo Tungoe; Kezhocha Sub-Division – EAC Kezhocha, Veneikho Tetso; Botsa Sub-Division – EAC Botsa, Sarato Katiry and Tsogin Sub-Division – EAC Tsogin, Rozy Sangtam.
Henceforth all vehicles to be engaged in transporting essential goods and commodities within and outside the district or for use as conveyance for medical related works or any other extremely important movement/consignment, should mandatorily obtain movement permit/pass from the respective authorized officers.
Apart from those with vehicle passes issued by the authorized officers, the DC said there will be a total restriction of movement for motor vehicles of all types, both private and Government (2/4 wheelers).
Any violation of the above provisions will be proceeded against as per the provision of Section 51-60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005 besides legal action under relevant Sections of the IPC. (Page News Service)
(Page News Service)

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