Additional district magistrate Bidit Das vide an order issued on October 4 last imposed restrictions under Section 144 CrPC reinforcing night curfew from 6:00 pm to 6:00 am in the areas of Assam side bordering Nagaland.
The curfew, thereby, prohibits the movement of any person, group of persons and any vehicular traffic in the five kilometres belt of Assam side in Sivasagar district bordering Nagaland.
The areas where the restrictions have been imposed are Haluwating, Gelekey, and Bihubor police station of Assam-Nagaland border.
The restrictions have been imposed to prevent anti-social elements and extremists coming across the Assam-Nagaland border.
The restrictions have also been imposed to prevent any unlawful activities resulting in injury or loss of human life, extortion and destruction of national and public properties in the bordering areas.
Magistrates, security personnel of Army, CRPF, Police and civil officials on duty are exempted from the purview of this prohibitory order.
The order has come into force with immediate effect and will remain in force for a period of sixty days.
Any violation of this order will be punishable under provisions of Section 188 IPC.