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Night curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure to prevent occurrence of unlawful activities by anti-social elements or extremists coming across the Assam-Nagaland border in Sivasagar district
Night curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure to prevent occurrence of unlawful activities by anti-social elements or extremists coming across the Assam-Nagaland border in Sivasagar district|Representational image
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Night curfew reinforced along 5km belt of Assam bordering Nagaland

Magistrate, security personnel of Army, CRPF or police and civil administration officials deployed on duty are exempted from the purview of prohibitory order

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Medolenuo Ambrocia

Kohima: The additional district magistrate (ADM) of Sivasagar in Assam has reinforced night curfew from 6 pm to 6 am in the 5-km belt on Assam side of Sivasagar district bordering Nagaland.

An official statement issued by the DIPR on Tuesday said that the curfew began with effect from December 20 last year, for a period of 60 days.

According to the statement, night curfew has been imposed as a precautionary measure to prevent occurrence of unlawful activities by anti-social elements or extremists coming across the Assam-Nagaland border in Sivasagar district.

The curfew prohibited the movement of any person or group of persons or any vehicular traffic during the period of night curfew. However, magistrate, security personnel of the Indian Army, CRPF or police and civil officials deployed on duty are exempted from the purview of the prohibitory order, said the press statement.