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Section 144 of CrPC imposed at Tizit

Nagaland News

DIMAPUR, AUGUST 19: Following the violence over land dispute between Jaboka and Yannu villages over Konhoa area on August 18, the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Tizit, Pakon Phom has imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 for maintaining public safety and peace and tranquility in the Sub-Division.
The order came into effect from 6 a.m. on Thursday and will remain in force till further orders.
The prohibitory orders were clamped in the 2-km stretch from Loakho Village junction to Longting Village.
Under this Section, gathering of more than 5 persons at a time in public or private places is prohibited; movement of public and vehicular movement of non-essential nature including passenger vehicles are also prohibited.
Exemptions have been made for District Administration, Police, Para Military Forces, Magistrates on Duty, Doctors and Medical Staff and persons engaged in emergency services. In addition, all movement of essential commodity will be exempted.
For the violation of the order, anyone found guilty will be punished under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code, he warned.
(Page News Service)