Section 144 clamped
Source: The Sangai Express
Tamenglong, December 04 2016:
District Magistrate of Tamenglong M Luikham issued an order on December 3 imposing the provisions under Section 144 of CrPC on 50 meters of both sides of the national Highway 37 from Tupul upto Tatbung, Tamenglong district to maintain law and order in the area and also to allow free movement to trucks.
Under the provision, assembly of five or more persons, carrying of any weapons or instruments that can be used as offensive weapon, has been prohibited.
The prohibition will be applicable on both sides of the National Highway from Tupul to Tatbung.
The order, however, does not apply to security forces and Government Officers, and staff on duty, a statement said.
The provisions will be imposed till February 2, 2017 or till the economic blockade is lifted.