Sunday, September 25, 2022

Inspection teams visit check gates in various districts

Following the state government order, the inspection teams– constituted by deputy commissioner (DC) in every district– visited check gates in their respective jurisdictions on Monday.
The government recently ordered setting up of “Inspection Team” comprising ADC(Hq), Addl SP/ Addl DCP, DTO and DPRO, which would be responsible for ensuring that there was no check gate functional on any road in the district.
The inspections team have been asked to submit detailed report of every inspection being made to the DC for perusal and for taking action as required.
In Tuensang, the district administration led by ADC Tuensang Thungchanbemo Tungoe, police personnel and IPR officials inspected Eshou Gate (NAP Check Post) and Kuthor Road, Tuensang on May 23, 2022, stated a DIPR report.
Meanwhile, DC Tuensang, Kumar Ramnikant, has issued directives to combat the alleged illegal collection of money from the vehicles at check gates and other locations in the district with immediate effect.
In Chumoukedima, the inspection team led by district administration inspected check gates at Chumoukedima and Medziphema on Monday.
As directed, district administration, police, and DPRO staff conducted inspection and verification of all police check gates including departmental and municipal check gates under Chumoukedima district. Since the date of notification, no check gates/toll-gate was functioning under Chumoukedima till the time of the report. The toll-gates of Chumoukedima town council and Medziphema town council are also closed.
The departments at the check gates during the inspection included veterinary, geology & mining, forest, police, excise, and Chumoukedima town council, which were all stationed in the privately owned building, a DIPR report stated.
In Mon district, the inspection team led by district administration and police conducted an inspection drive for the closure of all check gates except the interstate Police check gates.
According to a DIPR report, the team was led by ADC Mon, Y Chingyak Konyak, and additional SP Mon, Ado Yanlem.
The team observed the closure of check gates at four points in Mon town. Signboards were removed and the concerned departments were instructed to dismantle the structures.
Earlier, DC Mon, Thavaseelan K, issued an order for the closure of all check gates except the interstate police check gates. Further, it stated that if any check gates are found functional, all persons manning the gates shall be prosecuted under Sections 188 & 384 of the IPC.
In Mangkolemba sub-division under Mokokchung district, the inspection team headed by ADC Mangkolemba Dharam Raj conducted an on-spot inspection at Tsutapela on May 22, 2022.
According to a DIPR report, the team after spot verification closed down the check gates set up by the department of geology and mining, department of veterinary and animal husbandry, excise department, and “NSCN (IM).”