Nagaland: In distant areas of Nagaland’s Peren district amid allegations of violence near the border with Chumoukedima district, prohibition orders under section 144 of the CrPC were implemented on Monday, according to a notification.
Measures are being taken to ensure public peace and tranquility
According to the statement, Peren’s Deputy Commissioner Vineet Kumar imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), 1973 to ensure that public peace and tranquility is maintained in light of the current law and order situation in Lamhainamdi village and surrounding areas.
It further stated that carrying any deadly weapons and gatherings of more than five individuals were prohibited in the disputed Lamhainamdi hamlet and surrounding territories.
According to the order, security officers and medical emergency services are exempt from its application.
In another warning, Kumar advised people to exercise caution when travelling via Molvom-Kiyevi-Mhainamtsi-Peren and Dimapur-Pimla-Peren due to the current state of law and order in the Jalukie Sub-Division and the surrounding districts.
Rothihu Tetseo, the commissioner of police in Dimapur, also issued prohibitory orders along the route from the Chumoukedima-Peren district boundary and along the Vihuto-Khehoyi-Kiyevi village region.
It was impossible to establish the specifics of the claimed violence from the isolated region right away.