Dimapur: A highly charged situation prevailed again today in Lamhai Namdi village and adjoining areas due to land dispute.
In view of this “prevailing law and order situation and in view of the threat to public peace and tranquility, deputy commissioner Peren district, Vineet Kumar, in the capacity of the district magistrate on being fully satisfied of the grounds for taking precautionary measures has passed prohibitory order under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), 1973 to ensure that public peace and tranquility is maintained,” an order of the Peren district administration said.
“Therefore, after due consideration of the prevailing situation, deputy commissioner and district magistrate, Peren district, Vineet Kumar, IAS in exercise of the power conferred upon him under Section 144 of the CrPC, 1973 promulgated this prohibitory order imposing curfew, prohibiting assembly of more than 5 (five) persons and carrying of any lethal weapons and arms in the disputed Lamhai Namdi village and adjoining areas,” the order said.
The order added security personnel on duty and medical emergency services are exempted from the purview of this order. The order came into immediate effect until further order.
TRAVEL ADVISORY ISSUED BY ADMINISTRATION
In view of the prevailing law and order situation, the deputy commissioner of Peren district has notified all travellers travelling via Molvom-Kiyevi-Mhainamtsi-Peren, Dimapur-Pimla-Peren to practice caution while travelling until further notice.
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