Lockdown in Itanagar
People are defying lockdown order in Itanagar. Image credit - Northeast Now

Prohibitory order under Section 144 CrPC has been imposed in the capital complex area of Arunachal Pradesh on the movement of people from Tuesday evening till April 14.

The order was issued on Monday evening by Capital Complex DC Komar Dolom following the alleged violations of the total lockdown norms on the ground.

The prohibitory order will be effective till April 14, in addition to the already existing regulatory order issued earlier for the lockdown, the DC said in his order.

“Assembly of more than 3 persons will not be allowed except for medical purpose in lifting of patients and the public have been advised to remain indoors,” the order said.

People sitting outside their building premises and walking in the streets are strictly prohibited during the enforcement of the prohibitory order, it added.

The capital complex comprises areas under Itanagar, Naharlagun, Nirjuli and Banderdewa.

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