The Arunachal Pradesh police have detected 2,333 Inner Line Permit (ILP) violators across the Northeastern state since the publication of the complete draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in neighboring Assam, state top police official said.
Papum Pare district accounted for 663 violators which was the maximum number; the sources said adding that Papum Pare city reported a total 532 cases, while Papum Pare (Rural) accounted for 131 cases.
West Kameng district occupied the second spot in reference to Inner Line Permit violators reporting 354 such cases. The border districts of Tawang and Anjaw recorded four and five cases respectively, he said.
Ever since the publication of the complete draft of NRC in Assam, all the district superintendents of police in Arunachal were directed to check thoroughly the entry points to the state, an official communique informed on Saturday.
The figures were shared by the Director General of Police (DGP) SBK Singh in the state cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Friday.
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