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DLSAs organsie ‘impact tour’ to homes, jails in various districts

Dimapur DLSA along with personnel at district jail.

DIMAPUR: District Legal Services Authorities (DLSAs) under the aegis of Nagaland State Legal Services Authority (NSLSA) undertook “impact tour” to police stations, jail and homes in collaboration with the superintendent of police to render legal services through panel lawyers and Para Legal Volunteers (PLVs).
A press release from NSLSA PRA, Ketholeno Neihu informed that during its tour on February 27, Dimapur DLSA stressed on the role of legal services and discussed pre-arrest, arrest and remand stage.
Legal services were also provided to some of the inmates of central jail. The visits were made to central jail, Dimapur, district jail Dimapur, west police station, women PS, east PS, and Chümoukedima PS.
Kohima DLSA from February 21-27 toured traffic control room Kohima, district jail Kohima, south police station, south traffic police station, women police station, north police station and north traffic police station.
On February 26, Longleng DLSA visited Children Home. Project Assistant P Monyei Phom briefed the services provided by the Legal Services Authority and Panel Lawyer Panglang Y Phom highlighted the Rights of the Children. The team had an interaction with the care taker where she apprised that there were 20 children at present and enrolled in private school. The Longleng DLSA also provided basic essential commodities to the children, care taker and helpers.
Later, Kohima DLSA panel lawyers and PLVs visited Cradle Ridge Home. At present eight children are been looked after by the Home where six of them are minors. The team interacted with the caretaker and children and distributed legal awareness pamphlets.
Mokokchung DLSA conducted impact tour to police stations under Mokokchung district. The DLSA officials visited police station 1, prosecution court, traffic control, Mokokchung, women PS and interacted with officer-in charge and staff about the role of legal services, the rights of arrested person. The team also appraised on the duties of remand lawyers assigned to every police station.
Wokha DLSA on February 4 visited support centre, Sakhi-One Stop Centre Wokha led by JMFC-cum-secretary, Wokha, Khrievono Seletsu.
The DLSA also conducted impact tour to six police stations and jails located at Wokha town and sub-divisions Wokha district.
The tour covered Wokha police station, women police station, Wokha, district jail Wokha, Ralan police station, para legal volunteers, Sanis police station, Bhandari police station.
Rights of the accused, women child and legal aid topics were discussed with the personnel and officers at the police station while legal counselling was provided to the jail inmates.
Kiphire DLSA on February 16 visited police stations and district jail and shared various provisions of accused persons as per the law and imparted knowledge on the role of legal services authority.
On February 10, Zunheboto DLSA visited Sakhi One Stop Centre, Zunheboto along with Zunheboto JMFC-cum-DLSA secretary, Wokono Yhoshü where topics under domestic violence were discussed with center administrator and counsellor, Sakhi One Stop Centre. Pamphlets were also handed over to Sakhi One stop center, center administrator for further references.
Meanwhile on February 26, Peren DLSA led by retainer lawyer Asungbe N Hau and project assistant Italang Ramlia visited senior citizen’s home at Ngwalwa village where the retainer lawyer appraised the residents about their legal rights and various schemes available for old aged persons.
The DLSA also distributed food items to the residents and staffs of the Senior Citizen Home.
Phek DLSA led by JMFC-cum-secretary Phek DLSA, Cheliam Khiamniungan in collaboration with SP Phek, Vesupra Kezo on February 25 visited district jail Phek. The team interacted with inmates and jail officials and also inspected the jail premises.
On February 23, the DLSA visited recently inaugurated Sakhi One Stop Centre and interacted with OSC staff. The DLSA team also visited PS Phek, PS Meluri and women cell Phek.

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