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DC Longleng notify villages, wards

Dimapur, July 21: The DC Longleng has directed village and ward authorities to refrain from imposing unwarranted SOP (rules) causing harassment to COVID-19 frontline workers.
In a circular, the DC said some village and ward authorities are imposing unwarranted rules deviant from the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) causing unnecessary harassment to the healthcare workers and other frontline workers.
He warned that commission of such acts is an offence under section 51 “Obstruction to perform duty” of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the Epidemic Diseases (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 ‘Protection of healthcare service personnel’ and also section 188 of the Indian Penal Court, 1860.
(Page News Service)

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