CrPC 144 clamped
Source: The Sangai Express
Kangpokpi, January 02 2017:
In view of the volatile atmosphere prevailing in Kangpokpi district and taking into account the likelihood of occurrence of violence and breach of peace and anticipated violent activities in support of the UNC's indefinite economic blockade, the District Magistrate of Kangpokpi, T Ranjit Singh, on December 31, imposed Sub Section 2 of Section 144 CrPC, 1973, prohibiting the assembly of five or more persons, movement of villagers carrying deadly or sharp weapons, stones, firearms and other explosive materials from December 31 (7:30 pm onwards) until further notice.
The prohibitory order will not apply to Government officials/machineries involved in the enforcement of law and order and those involved in election related works, military/paramilitary/police forces, medical and power supply etc.