Crime Branch inspector Manish Nakum, who is investigating the case, said he was yet to see papers related to the case.
The state government has not announced any inquiry so far.
They allow a state to craft its signals carefully. India should take a leaf from China’s book.
Acting on a tip-off about the presence of militants in Redwani Bala village of the district, a joint team of police and army launched a search operation, police said.
The movement of militants was picked up by the troops and search operation was jointly launched by the Army and Border Security Forces.
“Suddenly, we heard a lot of shooting and bombs going off in the near distance. Boom, boom, boom. We were wondering what was happening,” 55-year-old Hemlet Guite, a village elder, said.
In the aftermath of the June ambush on an Army convoy in which 18 soldiers were killed, three militants, including two NSCN(K) insurgents, have been arrested in Manipur.
Security experts in Manipur claim that Chorokhurnao village in Ukhrul was, in all probability, used by the insurgents as it is the shortest and safest route to the location of the ambush.
The AFT had also ordered the army headquarters to consider afresh the case of all the officers affected by the 2009 policy.
In a press conference, Army officials said, “We today inflicted significant casualties on militants along Indo-Myanmar border who were involved in Manipur ambush recently.”
“At this point in time, we do keep getting generic inputs on the movement of terrorists as it were, so to relate anything specific to the yatra, I wouldn’t do that,” GoC, 15 Corps, Lt Gen Subrata Saha said.
The twin quakes killed more than 8,700 people, destroyed nearly half a million houses and forced thousands to camp out in the open just weeks ahead of the monsoon rains.
Officials said the military operations directorate was monitoring operations through the day.
Jignesh Thakor (20), among the six from Vadnagar who cleared the test, says Modi inspired him to join the Army.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthplace Vadnagar of Mehsana, too, has offered many young cadets to the Army this year.