Jiribam, April 19
The Borobekra Police of Jiribam District intercepted16 persons including 6 women and one minor child who stealthily entered crossing Barak River.
As per a police statement all the 16 people were found at Kaishem punjee village, Borobekra sub division and they came from Saifai of Mizoram State on foot.
As they entered Jiribam through waterway stealthily in the advantage of darkness without any permission amidst the lockdown and curfew hours, all the 16 people were arrested and a regular FIR has been initiated against them under FIR No 1(4)2020 under sec 188/269/34 IPC in addition with sec 51( b) of Disaster Management Act.
They were produced before the Judicial Magistrate, Jiribam and remanded in judicial custody. However, the court released them on bail but order to Home Quarantine for 14 days.
The Jiribam District police also informed them to maintain the protocols during Home quarantine period and also appealed to all the general public in the district to stay home and safe so that no such legal consequences will be faced.