The Phiro village council and the Totsu village council under the Wokha district of Nagaland have warned the public to stay away from wildlife hunting in areas under their jurisdiction as such activity was strictly prohibited.
In a joint press release, Phiro village council chairperson Yanpemo Tungu and the Totsu village council chairperson Mhabemo Ennio warned that anyone found indulging in wildlife hunting by violating the notice would be penalised with a fine of Rs 20,000.
Besides, all the items will be ceased and stern action would be initiated.
Further, they appealed to the public to cooperate with the notice in order to avoid any untoward incident, the release said.
Many in Nagaland have welcomed the decision of the village councils.