Due to the rise of vehicle movement and trucks in in the District, Tamenglong District Police enforced wearing of helmet by two wheelers on Saturday.
According to source from police, two-wheeler drivers sans helmet are being detained to ensure that they strictly comply with the rules. However they were released later with a warning. Helmet is a statutory requirement for two-wheelers.
Police also made public announcement across the town initiating road safety campaign since January to wear helmets and advised the public to spread the awareness.
A penalty of Rs. 1000 will be imposed against violators as well as action against those found driving or riding under intoxication, police source said.