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Storage of materials along NH-29 prohibited

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By EMN Updated: Sep 05, 2020 9:00 am

Dimapur, Sep. 4 (EMN): For the safety of the general public and property, Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) Chumoukedima Thejavizo Nakhro has issued prohibition order on random stocking and storage of materials like stone boulders, sand, bricks, construction materials, firewood, bamboo, excavated earth and others for commercial or personal purposes along the National Highway-29, between Purana Bazaar to Chumoukedima town.

Heavy vehicles ferrying loose earth/construction materials without tail door (rear dallah) and thereby littering the road are also prohibited.

In an order, SDO stated that such random stocking of materials along the NH-29 has been causing obstruction, litter and damage of public roads, drainage and waterways.

He informed that such activities are prohibited under Section 21 and 54 of the Nagaland Highway Act 1967 Section 3(1) of prevention of damage to Public Property Act 1984 Section 24 of the prevention of damage to Public Property Act 1984 and whoever acts in contravention to the above cited section (s), is liable to be prosecuted under Section 57, 58 and 59 of the National Highway Act 1967 Section 8 B of the National Highway Act 1956 Section 3 (2) of the prevention of damage to the Public Property Act, 1984 Section 39 of the control of Nagaland Highways (Land and Traffic) Act 2002 and Section 279 and 426 of the Indian Penal Code 1860.

The SDO further cautioned that defaulters will be liable to be prosecuted by concerned authority as per relevant sections of law.

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By EMN Updated: Sep 05, 2020 9:00:00 am
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