Guwahati: After the release of National Register of Citizens (NRC) final draft on July 30, several parts of the Northeastern states, has tightened its security in their respective states, to prohibit the entry of illegal immigrants.
Following this, a high official from Arunachal Pradesh Police said that during a security check a total of 2,333 inner line permits (ILP) violators detected since the release of Assam’s final NRC draft. In addition, the officials added that in the Papum pare district of the state, a total of 663 violators has been accounted so far and out of which 532 cases have been registered.
The figure was shared by Director General of Police (DGP) SBK Singh during a state cabinet meeting which was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday.
During another security check, in theWest Kameng district which is spotted as second, reported 354 cases of Inner Line Permit violators. Even the border districts of Tawang and Anjaw has recorded four and five cases respectively.
Moreover, all the entry points to the state were asked to check thoroughly by the all the district superintendents of police in Arunachal Pradesh.
In addition, the SPs has directed, to check the inner line permits violators at places like building construction sites, agricultural fields, motor workshops, restaurants and dhabas. Several check post has been located at various nook and corner of the state.
The cabinet has appreciated state police for taking such intensive measures over ILP violators and also directed that the ILP checking should be carried out extensively on daily basis. Personal attention to ILP checking has been instructed by state SP.
The ILP (Inner line Permit) is an official travel document issued by the Government of India that allows to and fro movement of Indian citizens into a protected area for a limited period.