The DC of EKH District extended total Curfew in Shillong agglomeration to Wednesday

Shillong, August 16: The Deputy Commissioner of East Khasi Hills District today promulgate total curfew in Shillong agglomeration from 8.00 pm today till further order since there is breach of peace.

The Deputy Commissioner while promulgating order of section 144 CrPC stated that, information is received that there have been incidents of stone-pelting, arson and theft, and a serious breakdown of law & order in parts of Shillong City.

Whereas, there is every likelihood of further breach of peace which may lead to incidents causing loss of life and property, And whereas, there is likelihood that the breach of peace may spread to other parts of the city and district.

“Now, therefore, I Isawanda Laloo, IAS, District Magistrate, East Khasi Hills District, Shillong in exercise of the powers conferred upon me under section 144 Cr. P.C. do hereby promulgate TOTAL CURFEW from 8:00 P.M. of 15th August 2021 in Shillong Agglomeration”.

The areas tobe under curfew are, Whole of Municipal Area, Whole of Cantonment Area, All areas under Mawlai Block including Census Towns, All areas under Mawpat Block including Census Towns, Areas Under Mylliem Block from Umshyrpi Bridge upto 7th Mile, Upper Shillong, Madanrting, Mawblei, Laitkor, Nongkseh, Umlyngka, Lawsohtun, Mawdiangdiang, Diengiong, Siejiong.

During the period of curfew, the following will be prohibited, Any public movement, Offices, shops and establishments, and all educational institutions will remain closed, No kind of gathering, public meeting or rally may be held.

The  Exemptions only for medical emergencies, Covid-19 and hospital duty are applicable as per existing orders. In view of the urgency of the matter this order has been made exparte and will remain in force till 5:00 AM of 18th August 2021 or till further orders.

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