Kohima, January 31 (NE): The Dimapur district Task Force conducted checking of banned plastic items on January 30, 2020 at New Market, Nyamo Lotha Road and Murgipatti areas of Dimapur. During the surprise checking drive, the DTF team seized a huge amount of banned plastic items and also imposed fine on the defaulting shopkeepers/ traders. The seized items were handed over to DMC for disposal. The team further informed that during the next phase, the trade licences of the defaulters would be cancelled.
The District Task Force also cautioned that during the next drive water bottles below 500 ml will also be seized and repeated defaulters may also be liable for imprisonment, said a notification from DIPR.