Search Ops intensify ahead of R-Day

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jan 24 : Ramping up security measures for the upcoming Republic Day on January 26, police have intensified cordon and search operations across districts.
Imphal West district commando personnel carried out house to house search operations at Naga Nala area, Ema Keithel covering Samu Makhong area, Uripok Chakri Kom area, Ngari Gali today morning.
The search operations was led by OC Imphal West commando Inspector P Achouba, under the command of Additional SP (Ops) M Amit.
During the search operations, around 135 individuals were verified and 14 persons who failed to produce proper identity proof were detained and handed over to the City Police for further verification.
The CDO Imphal West also conducted a search operation at Keishamthong Laisom Leirak and Moirang Ningthou Leirak in the afternoon from 3.30 pm to 5 pm.
Around 80 houses were searched and 110 individuals were verified. No one was detained.
On the other hand, Bishnupur commando personnel too carried out cordon and house to house search operations at Bishnupur Ward number 6 near District Sport Academy. No one was detained or picked up during the search operation.
Thoubal Commando and Heirok police personnel also carried out house to house search operation at Heirok Bazar area under the overall supervision of SP Haobijam Jogeshchandra.
During the search operation, about 72 houses were searched and 216 individuals were verified. No one was detained during the operation.