Hnahthial DEF


Hnahthial District was bifurcated from Lunglei District Vide Memo No. A60011/21/95-GAD/PT Dt 12.9.2008. But the establishment of Police was not separated.  On 17.7.2019, creation of the Superintendent of Police Office with some posts for the staff were made by the Govt’ of Mizoram vide No A.11013/1/2013-HMP/A/iii Dt 17th July 2019.

The first Superintendent Devesh Kumar Mahla IPS was  posted vide order No.A.22012/8/2019-P&AR(CSW)Pt Dt.8.8.2019. Hnahthial DEF functions under the direct control of Superintendent of Police Hnahthial under the close supervision of DIG (Southern Range) Lunglei.

Hnahthial District has 36.69 Kms. long International Border with Myanmar (IBM). There is a Free Movement Regime (FMR) between the two countries. Thingsai Village which is 5.71 Kms. from the Indo- Myanmar Border is designated as Entry/Exit point for effective implementation of FMR vide Ministry of Home Affairs notification no 1/6/2014- BM-II, dt 22.1.2019.

Hnahthial District has an Area of 1030 Sq.Kms. with a coordinates of 22.9653*N Latitude and 92.9301 E Longitude, and has a population of 7,187 according to 2011 Census (Male 3573; Female-3614). There are 28 villages which include two sub villages i.e., Maudarh and Denlung.


There is 1(one) Police Sub Division which is headed by Dy. SP as Sub-Divisional Police Officer Hnahthial.

There are 2 (two) Police Stations and 1 (one) Out Post viz., Hnahthial PS and Thingsai PS and S. Vanlaiphai OP. There are Mizoram Police Radio Organisation (MPRO) PR stations in Hnahthial, Thingsai and S. Vanlaiphai villages.


  • Prevention and detection of Crime.
  • Maintaining good relation with the Public.
  • Liaison with other Departments and organizations of the District concerned with matter relating to official including crime and criminals.
  • Providing security assistance when visited the District by Dignitaries.
  • Strict vigilance and checking of infiltration of the Foreigners and checking of Free Regime Movement(FMR) from the Indo-Myanmar border .
  • Checking of entry of illegal/smuggling goods from the neighboring border ie. Myanmar.


  • Hnahthial Police Station : Hnahthial Police Station was established in 16th April 1974. The present building was occupied on 24th July 2013.
  • Thingsai Police Station : Thingsai village is located near the border of Myanmar which is 16 kms from the boundary River Tiau. Previously it was an Out-Post, and was upgraded as Police Station on 13th June.2000. As it was an entry point from Myanmar, check gate/point was also constructed. The first OC was SI B.Singh.
  • S.Vanlaiphai Police Out-Post : S.Vanlaiphai Police Out-Post was established on 23rd April 2002. The first In-Charge was SI R.Vanlalthanga.
  • Traffic branch : Traffic Police was introduced on 3.12.2013.     

V. Student  Police  Cadet

Three schools has been identified for implementation of  Student  Police  Cadet for Hnahthial

  • Government Higher Secondary School, Hnahthial
  • Government High School, Hnahthial
  • Government Southern High  School  Hnahthial. 

Dy.SP (Hqrs) is appointed as District Police Nodal Officer and OC Hnahthial PS as Police Student Liaison officer.