DC warns against obstruction to health workers

DIMAPUR, AUG 8 (NPN) | Publish Date: 8/8/2020 12:34:41 PM IST

The deputy commissioner (DC) Dimapur has warned of penal action against those obstructing the entry and exit of health workers and frontline workers from their wards/colonies for performing duties.

In an order, DC Dimapur Rajesh Soundararajan warned that any individual/organization issuing unwarranted directives/statement, which infringed on individual rights and in violation of government orders, would be liable to be punishable under Sec 3 of the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and Section 188 of the IPC. 
DC has requested responsible village/colony authorities to take cognizance of the same and intervene if such situation arises. DC also sought support and cooperation from all in the fight against COVID-19.


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