Kohima, June 9: The Deputy Commissioner of Kiphire district in Nagaland has informed that some village authorities in Kiphire have issued prohibitory directives preventing the entry and exit of medical staffs including the general public.

Rahul Mali – Deputy Commissioner of Kiphire district has warned that such unauthorized obstruction and violation of laid down government orders and infringement on individual rights and offence shall betake legal action under section 186 and 188 of the Indian penal code and Nagaland Epidemic Diseases Regulations 2020 and section 51 of the Disaster Management Act 2005.

Violating of this order, the action shall be initiated against any village authorities obstructing the entry and exit of medical staffs including the general public,” said in the order.

Some village authorities of Kiphire district Nagaland have recently issued some directives to bar the entry and exit of medical staffs and the general public in the villages.