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Prohibitory order clamped in Arunachal Pradesh Capital complex

Prohibitory order clamped in Arunachal Pradesh Capital complex
April 08
10:48 2020

The Capital Complex administration in Arunachal Pradesh has imposed prohibitoryorder under section 144 CrPC on movement of people from Tuesday evening till April 14.

The order was issued on Monday evening by CapitalComplex Deputy Commissioner Komar Dolom as people haveconsiderably violated the protocol of total lockdown on theground.

The prohibitory order would be effective until April14, in addition to the already existing regulatory orderissued earlier for the lockdown, the DC said in his order.

“Assembly of more than 3 persons will not be allowedexcept for medical purpose in lifting of patients and thepublic have been advised to remain indoors,” the order said,adding people sitting outside their building premises andwalking in the streets are strictly prohibited during theenforcement of the prohibitory order.

The capital complex comprises of areas underItanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa.

“The order has been imposed to regulate theunnecessary movement of pedestrians and vehicles and tomitigate the spread of COVID-19,” it said.

Dolom in the order said it was observed in the pastfew days of the lockdown period that the movement ofunauthorized persons and vehicles on the roads had notlessened as required.

“The assembly of people in the market places is stillcrowded and social distancing is not maintained in spite ofseveral advisories given, thereby, making it dangerous fromthe standpoint of possible spread of Coronavirus in thecapital region. It appears that the protocol of total lockdownhas been considerably violated on the ground,” the DC added.

No unauthorized vehicles including two wheelers andpublic would be allowed to move on the roads except theessential services and those who are otherwise permitted.

The timing of opening of grocery shops from 9 am to 3pm would be maintained, provided there is social distancing,the DC added.

Source: Business Insider


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