In state-wide crack down against ILP violation, over 1,000 arrested

In state-wide crack down against ILP violation, over 1,000 arrested

Aizawl: Over 1,000 non-tribals or outsiders were arrested in Mizoram during a state-wide operation for violating provisions of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation, 1873 and entering the northeastern state without a valid Inner Line Permit (ILP). was done jointly by the Mizoram Police and the jawans. Mizo Association (YMA), Central YMA said in a statement.
A large-scale ILP campaign was conducted across the state on Tuesday night by volunteers of the state’s largest civil society organization, state police and YMA, the statement said.
It said a total of 1,187 persons, including 6 minors, were found without ILP from other states during the state-wide drive.
1,065 people were arrested in Aizawl, while the remaining 122 were arrested from other districts, including Lunglei, Champhai, Saitual and Serchhip.

The violators were handed over to various police stations across the state, it said.

The Central YMA or CYMA said that it felt necessary to conduct ILP raids occasionally to book defaulters.

The organisation also urged construction companies and contractors to ensure that their labourers, who are non-tribal, possess valid travel documents before they enter Mizoram.

The ILP, a provision of the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation of 1873, is an official travel document issued to Indian citizens for entry into protected areas, including Mizora

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