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Breaking news: Govt. orders complete lockdown in Dimapur

Kohima, March 31 (NE): The Government of Nagaland orders complete lockdown in Dimapur district with effect from 06:00 am, April 1st to 12 midnight, April 03, 2020.

Two different orders through the Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner office, issue the Prohibitary order to all the shops, commercial and private establishment to remain closed also total restrictions of public and vehicular movement in Dimapur district for a period from 06:00 am April, 01, 2020 till 12 midnight, April 03, 2020.

The order issued through the Commissioner of Police, Dimapur Rothihu Tetseo, IPS said, total restrictions of public and vehicular movement in Dimapur district for a period from 06:00 am April, 01, 2020 till 12 midnight, April 03, 2020. The violation of the order willl be liable for punishment under Section 188 of Indian Penal Code, it added.

The second order issued through DC, Dimapur said, in supersession to the previous orders dated March 30, 2020, to prevent and contain the spread of the coronavirus, Deputy Commissioner Dimapur, Anoop Khinchi, IAS in exercise of the power conferred by the section 30 (1)(2) under the disaster management act 2005, do issue the Prohibitary order to all the shops, commercial and private establishment to remain closed for a period from 06:00 am April, 01, 2020 till 12 midnight, April 03, 2020. This order will remain in force in all parts of the districts, it added.

The order will however be exempted in respect of Police / army / paramilitary / magistrate on duty / doctors and medical staff including private hospitals and clinics, bank staffs and persons engaged in emergency services.

In case of emergency, the public can contact,

Ambulance & Medicine – 8787551751

DC office control room – 6009924366

Police control room – 7085055050

Medical control room – 7630877991 / 7630877983

Any person violating these containment measures will be liable to be proceed against as per the provisions of section 51 and 60 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, besides legal action under Section 188 of the IPC, it added.