ITANAGAR, Aug 11 - In a space of just 10 days since the publication of the final draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh Police (APP) have detected a total of 2,333 inner line permit (ILP) violators across the hilly State with Papum Pare (Capital) accounting for 532 and Papum Pare (Rural) for 131 cases.
On the contrary, the remote Kra Daadi district has not reported any ILP violation during the period. While the border districts of Tawang and Anjaw recorded four and five cases respectively, the West Kameng district has recorded 354 cases, the second most such cases after Papum Pare (Capital).
These figures were shared by the DGP SBK Singh in the State Cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday.
The DGP said that since the publication of the complete draft of the NRC in Assam, all the district SPs had been directed to intensify checking at the entry points of Arunachal Pradesh. They were also asked to check ILPs at places like construction sites, agricultural fields, motor workshops, restaurants and dhabas. The SPs are personally monitoring the checking of ILPs on a daily basis and reports are being collected every day.
The DGP also apprised the Cabinet of the details of actions being taken (against the violators) by the police department.
The Cabinet gave a directive that checking of ILPs should continue intensively on a daily basis. Accordingly, the SPs have again been instructed to pay personal attention to the matter.