Following the state government order of May 19, of the 34 inter-state check gates, only 13 are, now, operating in Nagaland.
Updated 2 Jun 2022, 11:12 am
Nagaland Chief Secretary J Alam Alam on Wednesday said that of the 34 check gates, 21 check gates have been closed and only 13 inter-state check gates are operating in Nagaland currently.
The Chief Secretary, the Home Commissioner and the Director General of Police (DGP) of Nagaland held a press conference to give an overview of the issue of closing the check gates in Nagaland from May 1, 2022.
Alam informed that deputy commissioners of all the districts and other officials have gone to various check gates to oversee the closure of the check gates.
He also said that two phone numbers are operating 24x7 with abled and dedicated officers and therefore made an ardent appeal to the public to give information about any illegal taxation or collection.
Also speaking on the occasion, DGP John Longkumer said the order for closure of check gates was issued by the Government of Nagaland on May 19 and it was enforced from May 20, 2022.
He also informed that so far eight complaints were received and six complaints were found to be actionable, six FIRs were lodged in different police stations and investigations are going on.
The police chief then appealed to all the people to cooperate with the security force personnel and inform the police at the earliest of any illegal activities.