Kohima:As the election campaign of the 14th Nagaland Legislative Assembly is going to end by 1600 hours on Saturday, the Nagaland Police has ordered all the security officials on election duty on ground throughout the State to take stern action against troublemakers to ensure a peaceful Assembly election.
Official sources said to hold a peaceful elections throughout the state on Monday next, altogether 305 Para-military companies from different Central Police organizations including CRPF, BSF, CISF, SSB and RPF were deployed in the State, along with police forces from some other States including Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Jharkhand, Mizoram, Rajasthan and Sikkim. It said that the violence torn districts including Wokha, Mokokchung and Zunheboto districts has been with the highest deployment of security forces, by way of 29 companies of Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF), three companies of Nagaland Armed Police (NAP) and six Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) companies in Wokha, 30 CAPF companies, three NAP and three IRB companies in Mokokchung and 32 CAPF, three NAP and six IRB companies in Zunheboto district.
Meanwhile, sources informed that violence also reported in the Dhansaripar Sub-Division under Dimapur district, between the supporters two candidates, for which the Dimapur Police Commissioner, by an order, has prohibited assembly of not more than 5 persons, carrying lethal weapons and firearms including lathis, dagger, machete, sticks, spears, catapults or any other dangerous articles in the Dhansaripar Sub-Division. The order was issued considering “apprehension that movement or presence of anti-social elements in Dhansaripar Sub-Division may result in breach of peace or breach of Law & Order; endangering human life and properties, which may disturb the conduct of Free and Fair Election process.”
This order shall come into effect from 5:00 PM of February 25 till 5:00 AM of February 27 and resume from 6:00 PM of February 27 to remain enforced until further order, sources added.