Monday, July 15, 2024
Top Stories

Dimapur Police warn street hawkers/vendors

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, APRIL 14: Dimapur police has warned of punitive action against any street hawkers/vendors found illegally occupying public footpath and roadside vehicle parking areas with immediate effect.
In a notice issued today, Dimapur Commissioner of Police, Kevithuto Sophie noted that public footpath and roadside vehicle parking areas are being illegally occupied by street hawkers/vendors, especially along Nyamo Lotha Road, New Market Road and City Tower areas.
Police said while every citizen has the right to a means of livelihood, such activity should not obstruct or encroach any public utility space/road. “Many street hawkers/vendors have set up their stalls along the roadside vehicle parking areas which protrudes to the main road, thereby posing obstruction to the smooth flow of traffic. Also hawkers/vendors operating on the public footpath have caused the pedestrians to take the main road, which is hazardous”, the notice said.
In the interest and safety of the general public and for smooth flow of vehicular traffic, police notified that any street hawkers/vendors found illegally occupying public footpath and roadside vehicle parking areas, such obstructions will be removed and defaulters will be liable for punitive action under relevant provisions with immediate effect.
(Page News Service)

error: