District Magistrate, EKH District, promulgated 144 CrPC at Motphran and Harijan Colony

Shillong, May 31: The District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong has promulgated an Order under Section 144 CrPC prohibiting assembly of five or more persons within a radius of 2 km of Motphran and Harijan Colony.

The order also prohibits any person or group of persons from obstructing any vehicular movement in the area around Motphran and Harijan Colony, carrying of arms and any other lethal weapons or any other item/material having the potential to be used as a weapon which can likely cause grievous injury or harm to any person or persons in and around Motphran and Harijan Colony. The order will not be applicable to the Security Forces on duty.

The order is necessitated in view of the information received that on 31st May, 2019, the Shillong Municipal Board will be carrying out Inventory Survey and pasting of Official Notices in Harijan Colony, Mawlonghat, Shillong and that the given date is exactly one year since the break down of Law and Order and the occurrence of a riot in Motphran and Harijan Colony and that some vested interest or anti social elements may take advantage of the sensitive and volatile situation during the Survey thereby affecting the Law and Order and disruption of peace and tranquility in the area.

The Order shall come into force with immediate effect and remain in force till further orders.



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