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Peren: Government vehicle burned; Section 144 of CrPC Imposed

Peren: Government vehicle burned; Section 144 of CrPC Imposed.

Peren, April 14 (NEx): The Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate Peren, Sentiwapang Aier, NCS, today, ordered the promulgation of Section 144 of the CrPC, 1973 imposing curfew, prohibiting assembly of more than 5 (five) persons and carrying of any lethal weapons and arms in specific areas in Peren district with immediate effect until further Order.

Following the incident of burning down the vehicle of ADC Jalukie today by Youths, the DC in an order today stated that the prevailing situation in connection with the indefinite bandh called by the United Zeliangrong Youth Federation has taken a violent turn and has become a threat to public peace and tranquillity.

Therefore, in the capacity of District Magistrate, the DC, taking precautionary measures passed the prohibitory order under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), 1973 to ensure that public peace and tranquillity is maintained.

The prohibitory order imposing curfew, prohibits the assembly of more than 5 (five) persons and carrying of any lethal weapons and arms in Jalukie Town and adjoining areas, Peren District HQ/Kejanglwa-Jalukie-Peren tri junction to Mhainamtsi-Dimapur-
Kohima tri junction and from Samziuram Village Gate towards Jalukie town.

It is important to note earlier, the United Zeliangrong Youth Federation (UZYF) informed about an indefinite closure of all Govt. offices, Govt. vehicular movement and activities of the Govt. in Peren District, in protest against the Govt. of Nagaland for non-fulfilment of the charter of demand to book the culprits of the three victims of March 22nd, 2021 at Lamhainamdi Village under Peren, within 10 days.